Happy LOVE day!  has selected the classic monk strap as the style that will resurface as spring 2012 approaches. The Editor’s Pick highlighted four shoes, one being the J Shoes cap-toe.  Check out the site and visit for more looks!


Grungy Gentleman x J Shoes appeared in the Sunday Styles section of the New York Times. Check out the photo at


Grungy Gentleman x J Shoes

The average person owns 19 pairs of shoes-but where do they put them?!

Finding a place to store your shoes, or “finding them a home” is essential in order to keep your shoes looking fabulous.

Many people have issues when it comes to the amount of storage in their homes and find it difficult to store their possessions properly- let alone shoes!  Have you ever considered hanging your shoes from a shelf? Storing them in a book case? How about using a shipping pallet?

These are all great and most cases, inexpensive ways to store your shoes. Here are some ideas that are practical and can even add a decorative touch to your home.

Shelf Shoe Rack

Old Fashion Mailbox

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Wondering what to get your dear dad for Father’s Day?

Two (or more) minds are better than one!

Head on over to Carbon in Washington, D.C. for their GUY’S NIGHT OUT/PRE-FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION and ask a helpful staff member if Dad really would wear stripes!

Shop the men’s eco-collection by Auralis Studio and meet the dedicated folks from Liam Michael Footwear J SHOES will also be there to offer our fashionable two cents!

Bop along to a live performance by Rene Moffatt and nosh on nibbles by Lebanese Taverna while you’re browsing the racks for that perfect gift.

Did we mention that you’ll receive a GOODY BAG with every purchase?

Festivities are tomorrow, June 16, from 6-9pm.

2643 Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington D.C., 20008

What do you do on a beautiful New York day?  Meet up with Grungy Gentleman and Chunky for an awesome photoshoot of the Grungy Gentleman x J SHOES Colab Boot.

The Grungy Gentleman was perfectly primped by Naoko Hasegawa and then gamely modeled the Andrew 2 Boots.

Chiun-Kai Shih aka Chunky, NY photographer and contributor at Conde Nast, used the Chunky lens he invented for  the addicting smart phone camera app Hipstamatic to achieve the perfect effects.

All in all, quite a productive day ; )

How do you reinvent a J SHOES classic into a style a Grungy Gentleman would wear?  You keep the palette clean with warm grays and blacks in luxe leathers.  Then, dirty up the black leather with a unique “scratch” texture.  Finally, fold over the boots and let the soft buffalo skin lining add a crisp modern contrast. That’s how! Designed as an exclusive collaboration between J SHOES and Grungy Gentleman, the Andrew boot is reinvented as a limited edition available only on Singer22 and