1. Factory tour at J.M. Weston


    May 30, 2014 by Ville Raivio

  2. Identifying quality leather


    May 29, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “Genuine leather” has not been a useful marking in decades. Leather can be made from most any animal, and it …
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  3. Yasuhiro Shiota: bespoke shoes at Aubercy


    May 28, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    La grande Mesure Aubercy from www.high-toned.fr on Vimeo.

  4. A history of saddle shoes


    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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  5. Nathaniel “Natty” Adams: Am I Dandy?


    May 22, 2014 by Ville Raivio

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