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Tag Archives: Alfred Sargent
August 15, 2012
One of the most traditional shoes in Alfred Sargent’s Hand Grades collection, the Pendle is a punched captoe Oxford. Simple, classic, and guaranteed to never go out of style.
August 9, 2012
There is a star at 6821 Hollywood Boulevard with the name Paul Lukas. You might not have seen any of his movies, but at his peak, in 1944, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the film Watch on the Rhine. His competition included Humphrey Bogart, who had a reasonably sound performance [...]
July 27, 2012
With Alfred Sargent Handgrades you can take the saddle shoe (which they call the Bristol) in as wild or as conservative of a direction as you choose. We could see you walking away with a pair in purple suede and antique oak calf, or navy suede with midnight blue calf. The Bristol shown here is done [...]
July 16, 2012
We have over a dozen Alfred Sargent Handgrades in our window, but there are two pair in particular that people gravitate to and this is one of them. The Double-Monk shoe has become a popular choice as of late, but for anyone who feels two straps is one too many, then there is always a [...]
May 9, 2012
Alfred Sargent has been making shoes in England since the end of the 19th Century, but are only now earning a devoted following on this side of the pond. Their quickly growing reputation is, however, very well deserved. These are gorgeous shoes, with a refined, classic style and superb construction. Although expensive, they are a [...]
January 20, 2012
Much of my inspiration for On The Fly was born of my own frustrations when shopping for myself. And don’t get me wrong, I loved the stores where I shopped. But there were always little things, nagging frustrations, pet peeves, that made me think: “if I ever have a store of my own, I’d do [...]
December 20, 2011
Shoe queens, rejoice: On The Fly is proud to bring in Alfred Sargent, one of the finest cordwainers in England ? and really, therefore, among the finest in the world. iGents probably know all about A/S after reading about it in the usual places, like here. For those of you seeking some background, the firm started [...]