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To Suede or Not To Suede | Blog | Martel+Ram

by Charley Ram on

Suede is skin - and like our skin - water is not the enemy.

Back to Cool Style | Blog | Martel+Ram

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As they say...there is no such thing as bad weather; just bad clothing.

New Rules, Same Passion | Blog | Martel+Ram

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We are pleased to announce that our Marylebone store will reopen on Monday, 15 June. 

New Year - New Location | Blog | Martel+Ram

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We enter into this new year with a new store location in London's Marylebone Village neighbourhood. The new Martel+Ram shop is located at 56 New Cavendish Street -...

An Evolution...not a Revolution | Blog | Martel+Ram

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 This week we have launched our new www.martelandram.com site as well as a new variation of our name: Martel+Ram For those of you who know us -...

The NEW Martel+Ram concept store | Blog | Martel+Ram

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Martel+Ram is now open in London's historic Princes Arcade.  In our continued mission to create a modern 'phygital' footwear brand, we have launched a new retail space and design...

In development: The Martel+Ram 002 Loafer | Blog | Martel+Ram

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For our launch in January 2019 we introduced the Martel+Ram 001 derby. A classic Derby was the first Martel+Ram design because we know this tried and true pattern would adapt...

You know what they say about guys with big feet? | Blog | Martel+Ram

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They can never find shoes. Despite the strength of the Big & Tall menswear market in the USA and UK, retailers and designers alike seem to neglect the...

Thoughts on Vibram | Blog | Martel+Ram

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Vibram is an Italian company based in Albizzate, Italy (near the Swiss border) that produces Vibram branded rubber outsoles for footwear. The company is named after its founder, Vitale Bramani, who is credited...

A Brief History of Uncomfortable Shoes | Blog | Martel+Ram

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It is understood that shoes were invented around the Middle Palaeolithic period, approximately 40,000 years ago. The earliest known shoes were made from crudely tanned animal skins and wrapped...