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Grades Of Shoe Craftsmanship

Molto Monk1

…e. the waist), were not only finished by hand, but also lasted and stitched too. Therefore certain parts of the ‘making’ process were completely done by hand and not by machine. Bespoke Bespoke boots by Anthony Delos Bespoke shoes are shoes that are completely customized and made entirely (with the exception of the stitching of the upper leather) by hand. This invokes a long process, whereby the customer must get measured by the last maker, talk…

April 5, 2010

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5 Rules For Buying Men’s Dress Shoes

…r too round. It just doesn’t look good and I know I have said this before and believe me I will say it again because it just doesn’t seem to get through. Leave the corner kickers to the elves, the guillotine-toed shoes to the douche bags and the shoes that have a toe that looks like a perfect semi-circle to the old people with pancake feet. (Refer to ‘ Our Toe Choices-What A Shame ‘) –What To Do: Avoid anything…

Italigente: The Review


…lly take nor give to the shoes but is always a nice touch and is appreciating in knowing that the brand takes pride in the appearance. You can see that no expense was sacrificed to give a good look to the presentation of the shoes. Taking out the shoes you notice a very vibrant and nice leather. It looks of good quality and smells of it too. The finishing was impeccable and it’s impressive to see fudge wheel work of that caliber on a shoe…

London Super Trunk Show 2017 – Hosted by Shoegazing & The Shoe Snob

Hiro Yanagimachi 5

…and of the host Justin ”The Shoe Snob” FitzPatrick, a mix between bold and classics priced around £330/€380. Barbanera Shoes Barcelona based Norman Vilalta has in short time made a quite big imprint on the market for classic shoes, started as a bespoke shoemaker but now also offers a progressive range of RTW shoes that cost around £700/€820. From the same city comes Ramon Cuberta, who also started as a bespoke shoemaker making elegant affordable…

Jack Erwin Shoes – My Take on Them


…ything else at $200 just looks like rubbish to me. Okay, so now for the pros and cons of the brand and let’s start with the pros. While I proclaim myself “The Shoe Snob” and am quite a brat when it comes to shoes, and therefore mainly write about ones that are +$500 that does not mean that I am an idiot that thinks that all shoes should cost that much. I know very well that not everyone can afford the C&J’s,…

Comparing Shoe Brands – Apples & Oranges

Gaziano & Girling

…g, it made me wonder how all of these people could be on this forum making these irrational comments, when in their own sector, they probably have the same issue. What’s even worse is when people start comparing factory made shoes to handmade shoes. That is just plain stupid as they are worlds apart, yet I see it all of the time. People if only we used a bit more common sense we would quite possibly be able to answer most of our own questions…

Baudoin & Lange ‘Sagan’ Loafer Review


…bespoke angle, we give a lot of attention to details that are invisible to the naked eye but that do make a difference in the way the shoe fits, breathes and lasts over time. We believe that there is no reason why beautiful shoes can’t also be supremely comfortable. We want to share with the public how shoes are made by hand, and through their awareness of what it takes to make their shoes, keep the craft alive. Inside B&L we know that our…