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Great boot, thanks for sharing. What kind of stitch is that on the apron?
He has a private mobile number, of course. But I figured he likes his privacy, also because he is working completely alone.
My first post in this great thread, but hopefully not my last. This week I had the pleasure of meeting a master shoemaker in Zurich, Switzerland. His name is Simon Schaeppi and he trained with many of the big names, before venturing out on his own. He doesn't promote his work, as he is busy working for his clients in Switzerland and as he still continues to accept jobs as a maker for a famous London name. So there is no website and no telephone number. The bespoke pair is...
@nutcracker or @ somebody in Japan: Have you had a chance to review the book on Nobuyoshi Seki? I think the title is 至高の靴職人 関信義-手業とその継承に人生を捧げた男がいた, see also this review. I'm thinking on ordering it, if it should contain any good images of his work. Thank you for your feedback
Dear all, I'm selling a Johnstons of Elgin cashmere scarf, from the archive collection. The scarf is brand new, never worn and tags are still attached. Size 32x162 cm. Price is 80 USD including worldwide shipping. Please do check my other listings. Many thanks
Dear all, I'm selling 2.4 m of VBC Hopsack, enough for a jacket. The cloth was purchased in Naples in 2013 and stored properly since then. The last photo depicts the amazing color of this cloth, but most of you will already be familiar with VBCs Hopsack. Price includes worldwide shipping. Thanks
I would love to join in on the EB MTO action. Is the model below also part of the MTO? I don't have a ref. number, but the model seems rather simple, except the blind stitch. Does the MTO also cover different thread colors? Does EB offer pigskin? Thanks a lot
Here come a few of my sizes of my RTW shoes: EG 888 - UK10.5 CJ 348 - UK10.5 CJ 337 - UK10.5 CJ 236 - UK10.5 Grenson 96 - UK11 Grenson for Paul Stuart - US11.5-12 Vass U - EU44.5 SC - 10.5 AS 48 - UK10.5 I would say I'm a pretty standard UK10.5 EU44.5, but I tend to like some space for my toes. I own two Cleverley GC and AC in UK10.5, but would also wear the AC in UK11 because of the last. I will update my listing mid January, as I will be clearing out some of the shoes...
I guess here http://www.nicholastempleman.com/
Dear SF community, I'm offering parts of my shoe collection for sale, as a few bespoke commissions will need funding. 1. Brand new Anthony Cleverley Bodie in Bourbon Museum calf and size UK 11. They come with lasted shoe trees, shoe bags, and (slightly damaged) shoe box. Price is 750 USD shipped worldwide. 2. Brand new Anthony Cleverley Bodie in black calf and size UK 10. They come with lasted shoe trees, shoe bags, and (slightly damaged) shoe box. Price is 750...
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