How to make new shoes more comfortable

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Shiny, shiny shoes of leather…

Love your new shoes? The pleasure of owning a shiny pair of brand spanking Oxfords or Derbys can all too soon turn to dismay when stiff new leather rubs your feet raw.

Our approach to breaking in your new shoes is all about giving both your kicks and your feet the proper attention. Here’s what you need to know to make sure you and your new shoes stay friends.

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How to wear colours confidently

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Image source: shutterstock Dressing with colour isn’t just a young man’s game.

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Dressing with colour isn’t just a young man’s game

Just because you’re a ‘grown-up’, you don’t have to stick with bland and boring shades. If your wardrobe is bulging with beige, take an adventurous leap! Add a pop of colour to your outfits and put a spring in your step.

The majority of mens suits are in standard blues, greys or black, and English reserve means that many men are reluctant to stand out from the crowd with a more colourful statement.

If you’re keen to revitalise your wardrobe but don’t know where to start, fear not. Here’s our guide to effortless colour coordination.

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A chat with London’s finest shoe shiner!

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Romi Topi in action!

Not only do we love our shoes here at Samuel Windsor, but we also love looking after them.

So to give us more of an insight into the world of shoe care, we spoke to the wonderful Romi Topi, owner and operator of Shoe Shine Service Ltd.

After coming to the UK from Albania, he learnt the lingo, set up a business, and it’s still going strong. Found in London’s Burlington Arcade, he’s the chap to go to for all your shoe shining needs. We have video evidence to prove it!

But first, let’s see what Romi has got to say.

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