All About Alder

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All About Alder

Alder vs Alder II Of all the questions we get asked by customers, one of the most frequent of all is, "What is the difference between Alder and Alder ll?" We'd like to highlight the key differences between one of our most popular styles, the Alder. Four Main ComponentsThe main differences between our Alder and Alder ll can be found within four main components of the shoes: the stitching, the laces, the sole, and the welt.StitchingThe toe cap stitching difference between Alder and Alder ll are slight, but significant. The original Alder has a seamless folded-over cap toe, while the  Alder ll has a...

Sutro Shoe Sustainability

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Sutro Shoe Sustainability

In a time of increasing environmental awareness, the decision between looking good and being eco-conscious can be difficult. At Sutro Footwear, we put our best foot forward in making that dilemma easier for you.  The term "Full Grain" is used to label the portion of the hide that is considered to be the best and highest quality leather. The full grain leathers are also biodegradable, which aids in our strive towards creating a product with sustainability in mind. Each natural blemish and inherent imperfection during the natural life of the animal are visible in the hides we use and are...

Sutro Adventures | Mojave Desert

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Sutro Adventures | Mojave Desert

Last month, Sutro got down and dirty in the hot desert heat. Talented friends and southern California natives Taylor, Nichole, and Roxette took a drive down to the dry, barren landscape of the Mojave Desert for a full day of shooting and they decided to take Sutro along for the ride. The result: some pretty epic shots!    Taylor Stoffers (photographer) gives us an inside-look into the concept behind the shoot and gives a run down of the day: Location: El Mirage, CA "We left Los Angeles with a fully packed car full of gear, models and of course fresh pairs of...

Indochino Event

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Indochino Event

On May 4th, we attended the Perfectly Suited event hosted by INDOCHINO at their San Francisco showroom (located at 61 Post Street) for a night geared towards helping couples ensure they are perfectly fitted for their upcoming wedding. INDOCHINO, experts in Made to Measure menswear, have a variety of patterns, fabrics, and colors for men to customize the suit of their dreams. Not only do they allow you to customize online but their growing showroom locations offer men the chance to make appointments to meet with a Style Guide that helps clients through every step of the process.  Although the event...

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