The annual celebration of Japanese artisans is coming up next month!
JAPAN SENSES @ Mitsukoshi / Isetan (4/1~4/12), co-sponsored by MEN`S EX magazine
As far as shoemakers go, Shoji Kawaguchi (Marquess), Yohei Fukuda, and Otsuka Shoes would be conducting shoemaking demos and taking orders at the exhibition. Patina artist, Yusuke Ito will also be there for demos.
Other artisans of interest: Nakata Hanger (bespoke hangers), Ishida Brush (handmade brush for vicuna),...