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August 3, 2013

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Bespoke Spectators

Dear Readers, Well I hope that you all have been enjoying the new layout of the blog. As you may have come across already, there are still a lot of kinks that I will be needing to work out as I transition over to the new platfrom, WordPress, which is a lot better for creating a more technical and professional site, but also infinitely more difficult and confusing to navigate and use as a moderator. […]

June 14, 2013

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Bespoke Shoes from Poland – Tadeusz Januszkiewicz

It’s always a pleasure coming into contact with shoes that you have always seen online but never in person. I have always been quite intrigued with shoemaking from the “Eastern” part of Europe, as it is quite different than your makers here in England/France/Italy. You find that their shoes tend to be a bit more heavy looking and feeling. That doesn’t mean that they are like bricks or anything, as you can clearly see here, […]

October 30, 2012

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Tadeusz Januszkiewicz Rendition of EG Brummel

Photo Courtesy of Style Forum How cool would it be if someone created a competition whereby every shoemaker in the world was to take one pattern (say this Brummel one for example) and make it to their interpretation to then be judged on by a panel of ‘shoe experts’? For me, that would be a fun project and would really bring out the idea of how different shoes from different countries possess their own aesthetic, […]