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Real Lace Revisited

Our longtime contributor Jamie MacGuire is out with a new book this month, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Real Lace Revisited is an updating of Stephen Birmingham’s 1973 best seller, Real Lace, which chronicled the rise of the first wealthy Irish families in America. Jamie sat down with Lily Hoagland to talk about …

The Moreschis Grow Great

“To describe the Moreschi style,” writes author Cristina Morozzi in The Italian Art of Shoemaking (Rizzoli), a publication depicting the Moreschi footwear family, “it is necessary to study the pre-boxed shoes leaving the production line, and to get to know them.” The passage that contains these words runs for several pages of tight text, one …