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// 10.24.08

St. Crispin's Day

Shoes Ready

Shoemaking has a long history and one that is rich in tradition. Within the trade itself--among shoe and bootmakers--the legends, the traditions, and the history really begin with St. Crispin. St. Crispin is the patron saint of shoemakers. Since medieval times, October 25th has been celebrated as St. Crispin's Day and the Shoemaker's Holiday. In the past, boot and shoemakers traditionally closed their shops on this day, in celebration and commemoration.

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// 10.17.08

How How


From Yello's 1994 album Zebra, How How always gets me. Mostly on my bike but pretty much any time when I am low energy, I just put it on and bam! I am bopping around.

// 10.16.08

St. Crispin's Day Shoe Party

Get Your Shoes Ready

Every year we celebrate St. Crispin's day with a party and our coolest sexiest pair of shoes.

The event is upon us but we are still posting photos and comments. Please send photos and notes that we can add to the site.

Thanks to Orson for hosting this year's event. www.orsonsf.com

October 24th, 2008, 8pm


508 4th St.
San Francisco, CA (map)


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