Add some jazz to your wardrobe with two-tone brogues

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Two-tone shoes are a great way to add colour and texture to your wardrobe.
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Spectator shoes were the in-your-face black and white brogues Al Capone and the rest of the Chicago mob wore. But this isn’t prohibition, and it shouldn’t be about exhibitionism either – two tone brogues are about style perfectionism.

To help you add a touch of jazz to your autumn / winter wardrobe here’s the lowdown on spectator shoes and how to make them work for you.
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Six fancy dress ideas and what they say about you

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It’s the start of the silly season for fancy dress parties.
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Ever noticed how some men relish a fancy dress occasion as an opportunity to flounce around in sequinned skirts? If you’re happy to give your inner Priscilla an outing, that’s fine by us, but for alternative subliminal messaging, here’s your guide to choosing a fancy dress costume that says what you want it to say about you.
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How to make leather soles less slippery and other wet weather tips

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Comfortable, breathable, long lasting and good looking – just some of the reasons why leather shoes never fade from fashion. But how, I hear you ask, do you prevent slippery soles from landing you on your backside the first time there’s rain or frost?

Here’s how to make sure you don’t turn turtle in bad weather – a plethora of ways to make leather soles less slippery, plus how to weatherproof and look after your shoes so they keep your feet dry and toasty for years to come.

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