Shooting Yourself in the Foot

buckshot brogues

Savile Row’s Gieves & Hawkes has come out with a buckshot-patterned brogue on their new Gieves line. While the idea is clever, Izzy finds something amiss in the pattern’s asymmetry.

6 Responses to “Shooting Yourself in the Foot”

  1. Andy September 20, 2006 at 12:53 pm #

    I thought the asymmetry was beautiful, like a constellation. Thanks for posting.

  2. Melissa September 23, 2006 at 11:42 am #

    Perhaps an ideal gift for the US Vice President, no? To be worn post-quail hunting.

  3. Alell October 18, 2006 at 8:31 pm #

    Eep. The shoe is beautiful, but the random buckshot pattern . . . shrivels my bum. Makes me clench my teeth. Randomly mars an otherwise beautiful design and piece of leather!

  4. Charles McRae March 28, 2007 at 11:25 pm #

    Very interested in buying the buckshot brogues in navy size 9.5/10can you tell me where and how much.


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