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How to Wear Chelsea Boots | Definitive Style Guide (2018)

How to Wear Chelsea Boots | Definitive Style Guide (2018)

November 07, 2018

Chelsea boots – the coolest boot in your wardrobe? They are iconic and look great, but which colour is right for you?

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Wholecut Dress Shoes | Definitive Style Guide

Wholecut Dress Shoes | Definitive Style Guide

November 02, 2018

Wholecut shoes seem to be the dress shoe of the moment. Even James Bond has a pair. But what is a wholecut and when should you wear them?

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Harness Boots – attitude and style

Harness Boots – attitude and style

June 23, 2018

Harness boots have become an iconic style. We look at their history, how to style them and the Thomas Bird harness boot, Vincent.

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Shoe patina – the art and the expression

Shoe patina – the art and the expression

March 28, 2018

The term patina usually refers to the surface of an object, which has acquired an aged look over many years. Artists have used techniques using dyes and pigments to create a patina, for example if they want to achieve an antiqued look.

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Press Review – Common Magazine

Press Review – Common Magazine

October 03, 2017

Without question, these are the best-looking shoes I’ve ever worn. To me. they look and feel way more expensive than their price. At just shy under $300. you get a very luxurious pair of shoes that feel and look good.

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Customer review – Benson wholecut tan

Customer review – Benson wholecut tan

October 02, 2017

Taken from a Thomas Bird Review on Reddit.  Customer/Location: Curtis, Amsterdam, Netherlands. I have been excited to write a review a review of my Thomas Bird shoes for a while. For those looking for a quick synopsis: these shoes are the real deal.

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Customer review – Oxblood Wholecut

Customer review – Oxblood Wholecut

October 02, 2017

US customer reviews Thomas Bird oxblood wholecuts.  He looks at the product, order process, delivery and packaging.

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Monk strap shoes

Monk strap shoes

September 08, 2017

Monk strap shoes are the cool cousin of men’s dress shoes.

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Oxblood shoes – individual and versatile

Oxblood shoes – individual and versatile

January 05, 2017

Looking for a dress shoe to go with jeans? Or want a colour that works well with black, navy and grey? While black and brown are still the most common dress shoe colours, for a lot of people, oxblood dress shoes are an essential part of their wardrobe.

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Italian Loafers

Italian Loafers

September 16, 2016

For many people, loafers are associated with the sunnier months of the year and a more relaxed look. So are they casual rather than formal dress shoes?

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What’s the difference between Oxford and Derby shoes?

What’s the difference between Oxford and Derby shoes?

March 03, 2016

We look at the two most common types of lace up men’s shoes, namely the Oxford and the Derby

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What makes Italian shoes so good?

What makes Italian shoes so good?

August 19, 2015

Everyone knows the term ‘Made in Italy’ but what does it mean and why is it so important to many shoe lovers?

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Size Chart

Thomas Bird fits fairly true to size. If in doubt, go half a size smaller. This size guide shows how EU sizes compare to US and UK sizing. Please ask our advice and tell us what you normally wear and we'll be happy to help.

Europe UK USA CM
39 6 7 23
40 6.5 7.5 25
41 7 8 26
42 8 9 27
43 9 10 28
44 10 11 29
45 11 12 29.5
46 12 13 30.5
47 12.5 13.5 31