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August 14, 2017

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The Sabot – The New Shop/Brand in Town!

It’s nice when you are able to turn your hobbies/pleasures into your career. There is a true sense of fulfillment when you do this as you are finally able to do something you love and get paid for it. Few things in life feel more rewarding than doing that. This is the story of The Sabot, two shoe lovers who wanted to do something more than their jobs and did so by setting up their […]

June 2, 2016

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Cool Shoes From Instagram

                                                                    Saint Crispins                                                                        Laszlo Vass     [...]

November 11, 2015

Next Level Japanese Shoes – Yohei Fukada

I saw this picture the other day of Yohei Fukada’s shoes on Bespoke Makers’s IG account and was completely blown away. Not only have the Japanese mastered shoemaking, but also shoe shining, patina and to top it off, shoe photography! Everything about this shoe and the photo is perfect. The lighting hits the shine in just the right way to make it look immaculately flawless and without a doubt the shoe is made to a […]

November 27, 2014

July 31, 2012

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Yohei Fukada – The Next Legend…..

I find it absolutely amazing how many Japanese shoemakers today, were once just a person with a dream of starting their own bespoke shoe shop. None of them just become so by chance. They all created their future with a goal to become one, a determination to study under the best and the perseverance to learn as much as they could, all the while perfecting their skill. And the fact that there are so many […]