Your greatness is measured by your kindness; your education and intellect by your modesty; your ignorance is betrayed by your suspicions and prejudices, and your real caliber is measured by the consideration and tolerance you have for others.

-- William J.H. Boetcker

The Harrison Summer Sale – July 10

July 3, 2014



It’s time once again to dive into summer with the Harrison Limited Summer Sale. This year we will close on July 9th and open on the 10th with sales on select products of up to 75% off. Things will go quickly, so we hope to see you bright and early on Thursday morning.

Scott Pyburn 

Sales of up to 75% off on:

 Peter Millar  |  Samuelsohn  |  Oxxford  |  Pantherella  |  Robert Talbott  |  Giannetto  |  Select Bill Khakis  |  Breuer 

A New Alden Makeup

July 2, 2014


This shoe is an Alden exclusive make-up by Harrison Limited. I made this shoe because I have been wanting to personally wear it for quite some time. 

I was told by Alden this shoe might not work, that it might look too much like any other penny loafer. But this shoe is the combination of a full strap loafer and Alden’s signature hand-stitched toe, and the only one we have seen in a leisure penny loafer. Plus, this shoe is made from Horween Leather’s ever popular Chromexcel and the forefront is unlined, giving it a slightly more casual attitude.

As it was recently pointed out by A Continuous Lean, we aren’t the first shop to offer an exclusive make-up by Alden, and we surely won’t be the last. We do make-ups at Harrison because it feels right for our shoes to have a story, for them to be unique. You can buy a brown penny loafer just about anywhere, but you can only get this one from us. As I am fond of saying, it might not be for everyone, but it might be right for you.

We choose Alden again and again for our make-ups because they care enough to do this for us. They allow us to have this kind of collaborative relationship. They also will tell us when they don’t think something will work. Granted, they finally gave in on this one (luckily) but we can design together. And we like what that kind of dialogue can produce.



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The Barbour Heritage Collection

April 15, 2014


Barbour jackets have to be one of the best spring jackets out there. Of course they are well made, great in the rain, and actually good for venturing out into the outdoors, but perhaps more than all that, they just look good.

Check out the two Barbour jackets below that we are carrying this spring because of their rain performance as well as their breathability. 


Tape Fly


Available Online. Slim fitting, fully waterproof and yet fully breathable jacket from Barbour. Patch pockets. Army Green. $349.


Amphibian Jacket


Available Online. Fishing inspired, cotton-mixed jacket. Fully functional fishing jacket with a trim silhouette. Covert Green. $299.

Spring Shoes

April 4, 2014



Now that the days are getting a bit warmer outside, we are finally bringing out our favorite Spring/Summer shoes. We are excited to show these to you and also offer these for sale online. 



Alden Leisure Hand-sewn Penny Tan


Burnished tan calfskin. Van last. Single oak leather outsoles. 


Alden Suede Unlined Penny Loafer in Tan


Suede Unlined Penny Loafer (hand-sewn) in snuff. Van last. Flex welt.


Rancourt Chromexcel Boat Shoe


Shown in dark brown calfskin. Two eyelets. White rubber outsole. 


Harrison Driving Moc 


Harrison Driving Shoe by Harrison Ltd. Made in Italy of tan calfskin. 


Alden White Buck


Plain-Toe White Bucks. Barrie Last. Flex Welt.


Rancourt Camp Moc

rancourt-camp-moc-top-sideRancourt camp moc in dark brown Buckaroo (Horween) on dark brown rubber camp moc sole. 

Oxxford Trunk Show Spring 2014

March 31, 2014


We’ve always loved the sign that hangs in the shop at Oxxford in Chicago. It is time again for the Oxxford Trunk Show, this year with our new friend Gary Heskje. Gary will be bringing some exquisite fabrics for you to create your own made-to-measure piece. If you haven’t been to an Oxxford Trunk Show before, come by this Thursday and see what makes Oxxford the world’s best suit and sport coat, made in America. To sweeten the deal, we are giving a 10% discount on orders placed during the event. But even if you don’t intend to buy, come by and check out what makes this company so special.

See you Thursday the 3rd.


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