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Seamless Wholecut Archive

May 17, 2013

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Bestetti Back at it Again – Seamless Wholecuts and Such!

There is something magical about Riccardo Bestetti’s shoes. It’s hard to pinpoint it as there are so many factors that make them beautiful and maybe that is it. The conglomeration of all the small details, i.e. the hand-finishing, the elegant and tightly shaped lasts, the magnificent and unique patterns, the high sheen polish etc….. Nearly every time I see a new one, I fall in love. Each one of these shown is amazing, particularly the […]

August 21, 2012

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Today’s Favorites – Random Beauties

Gaziano & Girling Dear All, I have been filming all day long and simply don’t have enough time to write anything out, so I will leave you a bunch of lovely shoes from pictures of the amazing Tumblr blog, Rugged Old Salt. Best, Justin, “The Shoe Snob” Gaziano & Girling Saint Crispins This and bottom ones Spigola by Koji Suzuki

February 17, 2012

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Shoes Of The Week – Dimitri Bottier Seamless Whole Cut

It’s amazing that the hardest shoe to make, is the shoe that has the least amount of detail to it. And while I can’t really back that statement up with in-depth description of how it is done (since I am not entirely sure), I can say that the seamless wholecut is something that few people can create. This model here, by legendary bespoke maker Dimitri Gomez, is a perfect example of just how beautiful this […]