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Brand: La Portegna

 At this time of year I normally do a list of Christmas gift suggestions. Apparently last year a reader took the initiative and left a print-out of the list sitting on a coffee table at home. It did the trick – a couple … > Read more
Someone pointed out recently that some Permanent Style collaborations – with La Portegna, for example, or Passaggio Cravatte – have ended without any news as to how they went or the product was received.   Both of those sold out, … > Read more
Next Wednesday, June 26th, we will be launching a collaboration with John Smedley: a unique design that I believe is the perfect sartorial sweater.One or two people commented to me that the last collaboration with La Portegna, which sold out … > Read more
I’ve just received this image of the Permanent Style travel slippers from Jose at La Portegna. They look just the right PS purple and buttery soft.Those 50 people lucky enough to buy one of these limited editions will begin receiving … > Read more
Thanks everyone, all 50 pairs of slippers have now gone. Sorry to those who missed out.
As I suspected, the travel slippers went very quickly yesterday and we now have only two pairs left out of the 50 available. First to email me gets them!
[See yesterday’s post for the story behind this collaboration]These are the Permanent Style x La Portegnaslippers. In my experience the lightest, softest and most supple slippers available anywhere. They are made from Spanish suede and handsewn by the lovely people … > Read more
I’ve always loved really soft leathers and suedes – particularly in jackets, but also in slippers and slip-ons. For most men (and I pass no judgment on the rest) slippers are the only leather item they will ever wear against … > Read more
As mentioned at the time, there was little that really excited me at Pitti Uomo this year. But a meeting with one little company has led to further collaboration: La Portegna. A tiny operation in Madrid, La Portegna makes simple, … > Read more