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Clematis charged ¥47000 JPY ($470 USD) for a full resole. With a pitch that small, it will be too impractical to thread through the existing holes, so my guess is that he recrafts the entire sole (rewetting).Shoes made with 10~12 spi soles are way better suited for resoling.
A better view of Clematis`s tight out stitching. (borrowed from an earlier post)
Excellent! IQ Trunk Show will be held at Concierge de WFG store link . Would have taken you there if I was here, unfortunately I`ll be out of the country!
Yohei Fukuda / Marquess / Otsuka are having a joint bespoke show at Isetan 4/12~4/13and the following week, Il Quadrifoglio will be in Tokyo 4/18 ~ 4/20
Clematis Trunk Show @ Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi (4/5~4/6) Dropped by Mitsukoshi today to say hello to the extraordinary Keitaro Takano (Clematis) Clematis samples Hippo/Suede saddle shoe and Burnished lizard oxford More reptile greatness Full brogue derby in Japanese cordovan Can`t talk about Japanese shoemakers without mentioning their obsession with tight stitches. The imitation brogues have double stitching on bottom and triple stitching on top (to look like...
The annual Initiation Ceremony at Columbus Co. Ltd (Bootblack) New and senior employees polishing each other`s shoes.... reminds me of the stuff they do at Christian youth group retreats (washing each other`s feet) Columbus FB
Yes that is a lot of leather. It`s French calfskin.
and welcome to SF!
Thnx!I`m sure the Aurum line will be received very well in Japan too (if that is in the future plan)Isetan also has a line called Meccariello by Napolitano (Rachele)
Fascinating!May you elaborate on what specifically about the Japanese shoes (or which makers) was Antonio inspired by??I have heard of UK makers being inspired by certain Japanese shoemakers, but this is the first time I heard from the Italian side.
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