My honest review of Grenson shoes

I’m a big fan of Grenson shoes. I own three pairs and I think that they’re the best shoes that you can buy in England in terms of looks and beauty. (I’ve written before about resoling a pair of my Grensons in this post) There are better known English shoes such as Churches and Crockett […]

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Is resoling quality English shoes worth it?

I’ve got three pairs of Grenson shoes. One pair got completely ruined on my first date with my now wife. I was wearing a blue blazer, red trousers and these brown, half-brogues and the date was going swimmingly. We were in Soho, London, when suddenly there was torrential rain. The narrow streets of Soho were […]

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“I need you to look like a man who belongs at that table” – what we can learn from Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale

Last night, I saw Casino Royale for probably the seventh time. Such a good movie. There’s a scene in particular that encapsulates everything that we’re trying to achieve here at www.howtobedapper.com. Bond comes into the bathroom where Vesper is doing her makeup. They are preparing for the big high-stakes poker tournament. The stakes are high […]

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