I think all the major shoemakers now have shops on or in the arcades just off Jermyn Street.
I can't think of a shop that would have examples of more than one or two of them other than the ones you mention.
I understand Shipton and Heneage have a good record in replying to enquiries about the origins of their shoes.
You say their shoes are 'just' rebranded offerings, but I don't think S. and H. are passing themselves off as manufacturers. ...
This is appears to be based on the classic English school satchel used by 7 or 8 years olds at posh schools and at the moment by hipsters in their twenties.
You can see more here: https://www.cambridgesatchel.com
They describe themselves here.
The origins of this business occurred when we became increasingly annoyed at the price one had to pay for quality Jermyn Street style shirts . . . products are designed in the United Kingdom and...
Quote:Originally Posted by chogall Robson's are good but very high wax content compare to Saphire or Kiwi IMO. So polished shoes do feel sticky at times. Lack of color is definitely a minus.
I think the point is it is produced as a...