News — u-tip derby shoe RSS


 

The Beauty of Color & Patina

We’re starting off the month of May with three new shoes and a focus on color and patina. We produced a small batch of our penny loafer in a new patina that is in stock and available for purchase and created attractive new colorways for two of our classic styles for a new group-made-to-order (GMTO). With the arrival of warmer weather and after weeks in quarantine, the comfort of our Penny Loafer is appropriate for a renewed sense of freedom. For this shoe, we wanted to produce a patina that is light, fresh and a bit more fun. We created this handmade patina in rosemary, an herb with distinct shades of green and common in the cuisine of the Mediterranean. The organic patina transitions from...

Continue reading


 

Done With Winter

We turn heads in our boots, have dreams of wearing our loafers, and are in need of a smooth hand off. As such, we’ve designed three styles that are nice alternatives for the transitional periods of the year. These shoes are to be worn when you’re ready to give your boots or loafers some time to rest and are welcoming in a new season. Our first selection is a milestone for us. While sourcing leathers we came across a classy nappa grain leather which is soft and supple with a subtle grain that gives the shoe a bit of texture. We don’t usually source black leather since we create our own black patinas in house starting with crust or leather...

Continue reading