OTC Goes Handmade With Paul Stuart Footwear

True personalization is the epitome of luxury. The idea of something crafted specifically and uniquely for you – to fit your particular body in all of its glorious imperfection – is what makes the world of bespoke so special, attractive, and often expensive. Perhaps nowhere is the true benefit of customized fit more evident than … [Read more…]

Going Custom With Allen Edmonds

We are working on an exciting project with iconic American footwear brand, Allen Edmonds. “Custom” is the big buzzword throughout the fashion and menswear world right now: custom suits, custom shirts, custom trousers, even custom watch straps. To this ever-growing world of specialized fit and individual uniqueness now add customized shoes. Of course, bespoke footwear … [Read more…]

OTC & ECCO, Spring 2014 Gear

OTC is proud to be a brand ambassador for the footwear and lifestyle brand ECCO.  When it comes to everyday life, we often need items that work well, get the job done, and are a comfortable fit.  More often than you might think, ECCO products fit that bill. Shoes that are incredibly comfortable and versatile, … [Read more…]

Smart Style: Shoe Recrafting

One of the true hallmarks of that storied East Coast Ivy League lifestyle known as “preppy” is its practitioners’ predilection for thrift. The longevity of a shirt, sweater, favorite pair of khakis, or treasured sport coat is in many ways more prized than anything else.  While those committed to mere preppy fashion may stuff their … [Read more…]

Running Lite With ECCO

When asked, many people think of footwear brand ECCO as purveyors of comfortable European-inspired walking shoes.  And while this is very much true, and we love them for it, the company also innovates in several other forward-thinking categories, including athletics.  The Biom EVO Racer Lite running shoe is a great example of ECCO’s dedication to … [Read more…]

OTC x ECCO

We are thrilled to be partnering with the footwear and accessories company ECCO as one of their brand ambassadors. Long before they reached out to us, we had been wearing ECCO’s comfortable and stylishly functional shoes for years. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, ECCO has expanded its offerings to include belts, bags and a host … [Read more…]

Spring Footwear: Bull + Tassel

Opera slippers are not for everyone, at least not in the traditional sense.  Typically, these elegant velvet classics are best accompanied by a smoking jacket, ascot, and crystal tumbler filled with a 30 year-old single malt.  The addition of an enormous mansion, butler, and classy cocktail party more or less round out their patrician reputation. … [Read more…]