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ARTWORK FOR YOUR FEET - AREA FORTE SS16 EDIT

New season AREA FORTE has our feet feeling extra special. The amount of work that goes into these designs makes them wearable works of art (the best kind of art in our opinion!)
Pioneers in the design of shoes, the boys have outdone themselves this year with intricate laser-cut designs that are layered onto the shoe to create what looks like a second skin.
Metallics reign strong once again, and as usual, FORTE sets themselves ahead of the crowd with multi-dimensional colours in their leathers, truly inspired by reptilian hides and mythical mermaids with their slip on sneaker.
This style just flew out of the stores last summer, so we've repeated it for those who missed out (or want a second pair). 
Which are your faves?
xx

 

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Modern Classics - Gucci's longstanding influence on the Moccasin Loafer

In 1953, Gucci introduced the first-ever horsebit loafer, and in 2016 its many incarnations—heritage or of-the-moment—are still just as popular, if not more so. 
Loafers have been inescapable on our instagram and pinterest feeds of late — both in classic leathers and, for the more adventurous, the fur-lined mules.

We're all about classics that boast comfort and street-cred, which is why we're doing our happy dance in TORRETTI's Silver Chainlink Moccasin Loafers for SS16.
 
Scroll through for plenty of streetstyle inspo, and shop the look here
 
Gucci -Silver Horsebit Moc Loafer
TORRETTI SS16 
Torretti Silver Leather Moccasin Loafer
Torretti Silver Leather Moccasin Loafer
Torretti Silver Leather Moccasin Loafer
Shop the Torretti loafer here, and check out the rest of the SS16 Torretti range here
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Wardrobe deja vu: Learning to embrace the trends that resurge.

Do you ever have wardrobe deja vu?

Fashion seems to be an ever-revolving door, with trends we thought were dead coming back and making us question that wardrobe cull some ten years ago…

Sometimes it can be difficult to embrace the come-back of styles from yesteryear, especially if you associate said trend with, say, your grandmother.  Loafers seem to be one of such dividing trends, never really dying, but strongly embraced by the fashion pack every few seasons.

IMG SRC: hiphunters

Functionally, loafers are one of the most versatile shoes out there. Not only are they comfortable, but they also work for the office, running around on the weekends, and everywhere in between.

IMG SRC: Matt Perrone

Of course, the nature of fashion is that every season brings a new twist on an old favourite, whether it be through texture, colour, heel type, or simply what you team said item up with.


IMG SRC: Man Repeller 

 

IMG SRC: clochet

February/March are really buffer months that bode better for fashion than virtually any others. You can take with you what you loved about summer (white jeans, a leather clutch), discarding what you didn’t like and adding some new wins — like a lightweight knit or chunky chain necklace — to satisfy your readiness to try something new. It’s too soon for heavy boots and too late for strappy sandals. Which means only one thing, right? You guessed it.

This season, we are loving the versatility and cool-girl factor of ecru + metallic loafers.

These kind of leathers are a speciality of Spanish shoemakers, particularly in one of our favourite factories, Torretti.

Thanks to the wondrous world of Pinterest, we’ve rustled up a wealth of outfit inspiration so that you can embrace loafers too.

 

images sourced via pinterest 

 

 How will you style your loafers?

 

Not a fan of white? Shop our other loafers here:

Torretti Leopard Loafers  Torretti Nautical Loafer

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