Shoes

Hand-dyed Kangaroo Oxfords

Posted by on March 24, 2015 in Words | 0 comments

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Black Derby Boots w/ Blue linings.

Posted by on March 24, 2015 in Blog Post, Gallery, Pictures, Words | 0 comments

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These are in “russian calf” with kangaroo toe cap, quarters and back strap. Blue lining and piping and a 360* stitched sole. They also have room for orthodic inserts.

“Double Monk” shoes in hand-stained veg-tan calf skin.

Posted by on December 14, 2014 in Words | 0 comments

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Bakers oak bark leather was used for the insoles, soles and stiffeners.

Brogued Adelaide, Camel/Kangaroo Leather

Posted by on November 25, 2014 in Words | 0 comments

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The hand stained Camel and Roo combo worked well I feel. The large broguing on this Adelaide oxford was inspired by Norman Vilalta, a Shoemaker in Barcelona. This customer cleverly ordered a matching belt to go with.

Balmoral boots in Museum Calf

Posted by on October 30, 2014 in Words | 0 comments

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Balmoral boots in brown museum calf.

Hand welted and hand stitched (Jon Rendenbach) Soles.

On our Regal Last

 

Wholecut Oxfords, in Handdyed Kangaroo on the Regal Last

Posted by on August 25, 2014 in Words | 0 comments

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Hand-welted, hand stitched outsole, hand-dyed on the last, chain-stitch detail round heel seat, original Medallion on toe…. these were a little more work than average but immensely enjoyable to make.

Camel Desert Boots.

Posted by on July 10, 2014 in Blog Post, Words | 0 comments

 

 

 

 

Camel Leather Chukka’s or Desert Boots

Posted by on June 9, 2014 in Words | 0 comments

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This Camel was a bit of an experiment for me but it lasted beautifully and I’m happy with how the dye came out. It’s from a Tannery near Abu Dhabi which is supposed to be 100% Sustainable. Like kangaroo, camel hide is several times stronger than cow and the nomadic beasts take a far lesser toll on the land.

These are on our vintage American G&R lasts and were for a customer with a narrow foot especially in the heel which was a challenge.

Including a pegged waist, and house made metal tipped laces.