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December 19, 2006

Horse Sense

Filed under: Men's Fashion,Shoes — Izzy @ 12:56 am

Alden cordovan bluchers

Sturdier and less porous than cow leather, shell cordovan, which comes from a subcutaneous layer in horses, is the ideal material for shoes meant to last forever. This pair from Alden shows off the material’s famed shiny, waxy finish. It’s too bad that cordovan’s rarity leads its price to approach that of a thoroughbred.

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