Sven Raphael Schneider is the proud owner and editor of the Gentleman’s Gazette, an online magazine for men interested in living a cultured lifestyle, published in English and German. Mr. Schneider aspires to make the Gentleman’s Gazette the essential resource for savoir vivre and heritage craftsmanship, where enlightened peers from around the world can gather to engage one another. Born and raised in Germany, he now resides in the US.
His critical eye, passion for detail and enthusiasm for history make him an up-and-coming authority on traditional elegance. His work puts him at the forefront of the movement to bring classic style and workmanship to the next generation of sartorial enthusiasts. When we sent him a pair of our shoes to try he was so impressed he sent us these photos.
"I wear the Asquith monk-strap shoe for its elegant last, distinct burnished calf leather, and the traditional styling that is often overlooked in favor of the double monk-strap."