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  1. Washing at lower temperatures to save the world

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    November 24, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Most shirts have a washing tag with a recommendation of a 40°C washing temperature, but some of us adamantly wash …
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  2. Caring for Shell Cordovan

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    November 7, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    This is my shell cordovan care guide. There are many like it, but this one is mine. It is not …
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  3. Tricker’s Shoes from Bradshaw&Lloyd

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    October 27, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Tricker’s makes some fine country shoes. They also offer a smaller selection of smart pairs for the office as well …
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  4. How to Mend Cracked Leather on Shoes

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    August 8, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Today’s link leads to the Japanese cobbler Brift-H’s site. Although most of the text will be lost in translation, or …
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  5. The Best Boxer Shorts on the Market?

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    July 19, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    I’ve been hunting for the elusive, so-called best boxer shorts available since 2005. The past eight years have meant dozens …
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  6. This&That by Crat

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    June 26, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Today’s link leads to This&That, the micro site of one Crat. While fishing and health posts are welcome, T&T also …
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  7. One-piece Shell Cordovan Belts

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    June 8, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Shell addicts with a penchant for clean lines should take notice: Horween will soon offer one-piece shell belts on their …
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  8. The Savile Row Trouser Fold

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    May 23, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    One of the most useful tips online, courtesy of The Esquire Style Book.


  9. The Scoop On Shipton&Heneage

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    May 23, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Shipton&Heneage sell shoes. They differ from many online shoe stores by their selection: instead of retailing well-known makers, S&H only …
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  10. How To Fix Squeaky Shoes

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    April 25, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    If brand new shoes squeak, voicing the reader’s presence in all locations, they can be returned to the store for …
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