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  1. Bespoke shoemaker Norman Vilalta


    October 17, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Norman Vilalta. Bespoke from Häns on Vimeo.

  2. Yasuhiro Shiota: bespoke shoes at Aubercy


    May 28, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    La grande Mesure Aubercy from on Vimeo.

  3. Interview with Florin Ardelean and Francesco Masci from Calzoleria F&F


    March 15, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Ville: Your age and occupation? Francesco: I am 28 years old, and I am a shoemaker. Florin: I am 37 …
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  4. The Nikolaus Tuczek chisel toe


    March 4, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The skill and Ethos of Tuczek was featured on Keikari around a year ago, and last month I updated the …
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  5. Interview with Hiro Yanagimachi


    February 23, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? HY: I am 49 years old and a bespoke shoemaker. VR: Your educational background? HY: …
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  6. Nikolaus Tuczek


    February 19, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Nikolaus Tuczek was a renowned shoemaker whose name pops up occasionally on menswear sites and forum discussions. Despite his masterful …
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  7. Markus Scheer, Shoemaker


    January 11, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Markus Scheer is the seventh Scheer to master the gentle craft and man the wheel at Rudolf Scheer&Söhne, the German-speaking …
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  8. Shoemaker Andrew McDonald


    January 6, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Andrew McDonald is a Shoemaker from Dumbo Feather on Vimeo.

  9. Pierre Corthay: The Beauty of the Gesture


    November 26, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    La Beauté du Geste / The Beauty of the Gesture from Parisian Gentleman on Vimeo.

  10. Edmund Hillary’s Walking Boots


    November 13, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    In 1952, shoemaker Robert Laurie completed walking boots for Edmund Hillary‘s brisk walk around Mount Everest. The odd boot below …
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