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  1. How a shoe should break

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    September 24, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Nick Horween (of the Chicago, Illinois Horweens) has kindly explained the basics of shoe break and the factors effecting leather …
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  2. Rare Shoes for Men

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    September 21, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    Rare Shoes for Men is a German purveyor of rare or rarefied vintage shoes and watches for men. I chanced …
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  3. Anatomy of a Bexley boot

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    August 29, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    France’s own Bexley manufactures shoes with a singular pricing. All pairs cost 139 euros in the company webstore, and a …
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  4. Workshop tour at Buday Shoes

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    August 6, 2014 by Ville Raivio

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  5. Hippo leather boots from Rozsnyai Shoes

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    June 24, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The newest chapter in my journey in Austro-Hungarian shoemaking was assisted by SourceCulture, the only webstore with stock pairs from …
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  6. Factory tour at J.M. Weston

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    May 30, 2014 by Ville Raivio


  7. A history of saddle shoes

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    May 23, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The saddle shoe is a leisure model, where a separate piece of leather is cut and sewn over the waist of …
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  8. László Vass workshop tour

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    May 16, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    The excellent Claymoor’s list, one of my favourite shoe sites, has previously shared many snaps from the Vass workshop. The …
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  9. The coolest summer shoe leathers

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    May 15, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    We all have anecdotal knowledge of the differences between leathers in the heat of summer, but it’s always nice to …
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  10. Austerity oxfords from Rozsnyai Shoes

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    April 18, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    This latest post in a series on the fineries of Austro-Hungarian shoemaking picks off where the last Budapester post concluded. …
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