As you squelch into a puddle amidst November drizzle, thoughts turn from the robustness of your outerwear to the viability of your shoes. This is the time of year to bring out the big guns; before school term started, a young boy would always be kitted out with a pair of what your mother would term “good shoes” to see him through; the arrival of winter calls for much the same. A “good shoe” denotes reliability, form and function; stepping out on a brisk winter morning in a stately pair can’t fail to put a sartorial spring in the step, but which variety should you opt for?
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