1. Custom leather goods from GION


    September 28, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    GION is an artisanal Hungarian leather goods maker founded by Peter Marton in 1979. I discovered the company while searching …
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  2. Antico Setificio Fiorentino


    September 25, 2014 by Ville Raivio

  3. How a shoe should break


    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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  4. Andy Warhol on mass production and equality


    September 23, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things …
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  5. Interview with Andrew Livingston


    September 21, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    VR: Your age and occupation? AL: I was born in 1962 and I am a fourth generation bespoke Tailor. VR: …
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"If John Bull turns around to look at you, you are not well dressed; but either too stiff, too tight, or too fashionable".
~ Beau Brummell