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  1. Anatomy of Gaziano&Girling shoes

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    June 5, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    So much has been written of the Gaziano&Girling shoe factory already that I’ll spare my readers a re-read of the …
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  2. The Art & Sole of Silvano Lattanzi

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    May 25, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    Back in 2010, the American Express Platinum card’s complimentary magazine Departures published a little something. The documentarist Jo Durden-Smith placed …
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  3. Gaziano&Girling last shapes

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    May 10, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    Collage courtesy of Bespoke-England, sadly defunct now, for illustration and web store shopping purposes.


  4. Interview with Kohki Watanabe

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    March 26, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? KW: I am 25 years old, turning to 26 in April, and I am a …
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  5. Made to measure shoes by Buday #2

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    March 11, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Last year, with the help of Buday, I set about to try yet another Hungarian shoemaker I had read about …
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  6. Made to measure shoes by Buday

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    February 22, 2017 by Ville Raivio

    Last year, with the help of Buday Shoes Ltd., I set about to try yet another Hungarian shoemaker I had read about …
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Details of László Vass shoes

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    February 28, 2016 by Ville Raivio

    All photos courtesy of Vass shoes.






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