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  1. Buday Shoes

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    January 18, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Buday is an artisanal shoemaker from Hungary, founded by Gabor Gyöngyösi in 2007. The company has stayed true to the principles of …
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  2. Side elastic shoes

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    January 1, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    The side elastic or side gusset or elastic sided shoe is an eccentric footwear type that has its origins in …
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  3. Anatomy and review of Lanvin sneakers

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    July 2, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Lanvin has a claim for being the oldest fashion house still up and running. The story goes that one Jeanne …
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  4. Details of László Vass shoes

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    February 28, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    All photos courtesy of Vass shoes.


  5. Anatomy of Crownhill shoes

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    February 23, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    Crownhill Shoes is a Spanish company plying its trade in the budget and value-for-money segments of Goodyear-welted full-leather footwear. According to …
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  6. Free EU-shipping for Vass shoes

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    December 5, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    Pleasant news for all interested in Vass shoes: I finally managed to negotiate free shipping for Keikari’s EU-readers. They have …
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  7. A great fit in shoes

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    October 23, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    Few men use welted shoes made on lasts with their measurements. Ill-fitting shoes advance over- or underpronation, treading with the …
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  8. How Saint Crispin’s shoes are made

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    July 25, 2015 by Ville Raivio


  9. Shell cordovan leather in 1880s shoes

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    July 20, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    Shell cordovan, the darling bud of 21st century high-end shoemaking, was a well-known piece of ass back in 1880s already. …
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  10. Shoe advice from The Foot Doctor #3

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    July 12, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    Parts one and two behind the links. VR: How do you see a great fit for shoes? MW: Most people …
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