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November 17, 2014

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Maftei Vienna

While in Vienna a few months back, I had the pleasure of going to one of the Maftei shops and seeing the shoes for the first time in person. I was never quite sure about them from pictures. I always felt that something seemed off about them, but having seen them in person I was quite pleasantly surprised especially considering the cost of them which I believe is around €1100-€1300 (can’t remember exactly) for full […]

January 8, 2014

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Rudolf/Markus Scheer Shoes

There is definitely no shortage of bespoke shoemakers in the world, that’s for sure. One that I have yet to talk about but that definitely deserves attention is that of Rudolf Scheer & Sons, who I believe is now headed by one of those sons (grandsons to be exact!), whose name is Markus. The Austrian shoemakers have been making shoes since the early 1800’s, which if you start to ponder will you thus realize is […]