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August 6, 2014

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Norman Vilalta – Not Just a Shoemaker, An Artist! Part 1

I recently had the pleasure of spending some time with Norman Vilalta and I must admit it was a great time. Rewind a few years and lets talk about the history. For me, when I first heard about Norman, I felt a connection with him, even though we had yet to meet, speak or have any sort of contact. That may sound weird, but our history was quite similar. His a bit different but as […]

July 25, 2014

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Barcelona + Norman Vilalta

    Live from Barcelona and visiting the shop of Norman Vilalta, I wanted to give you all a sneak peek into the life of his work. I have always felt that we were kind of shoe brothers in the way that we share our history of our time in the shoe industry. Norman, like me, learned his craft in the workshop of Stefano Bemer in 2002-2003. I came 5 years later however and while […]