Japanese Shoes: Bespoke & RTW Super Thread

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  1. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    oic, well in that case i'd rather get Vash
     


  2. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Some side by side pic I took at the Taipei Shoe Show.
    Vass U vs Spigola Square (Vass is not mine)

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    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Vash gets my vote:embar:
     


  4. BespokeMakers

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    il Quadrifoglio by Atsushi Qnai
    His latest work, side elastic shoes made of carpincho-skin.

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  5. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    White pipings!!! That must be one eccentric client!! :D Though I must say it looks good on his feet!
     


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  7. luk-cha

    luk-cha Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    that joint has been finish amazingly well
     


  8. Gianni Cerutti

    Gianni Cerutti Senior member

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    but that's cool ... really cool
     


  9. BespokeMakers

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    YUKI SHIRAHAMA BOTTIER

    Photos from L'ANTICO GUARDAROBA

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    left: His customer's shoes right: Bespoke sample
     


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    PiedBeau Well-Known Member

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    This thread is awesome, wonderful craftmanship.
    But those heels are just ridiculous
     


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    VRaivio Senior member

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    ^^that's a ladies' shoe, must be with that heel.
     


  12. nutcracker

    nutcracker Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ah, the joys of ordering a Bespoke... :)

    The blog post says that the client requested the waist / heel to be tight and minuscule as possible.
     


  13. Gianni Cerutti

    Gianni Cerutti Senior member

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    ~What a sight ... I did not know before this shoemaker. What do you think? Those who have already experienced what do you think? It has a really high level of finish
     


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    The waist/heel tapering is part exaggerated by the very strong Cuban heel and part exaggerated by comparing it with a much larger shoe with outside squared inside beveled waist. The left shoe also has seemingly higher arch as well.

    Not sure if that's a Cuban heel or just high heel... Very interesting choice indeed.
     


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    Gianni, welcome to the world of Japanese artisans. They are the only people that I know in this world that will take everything the Nth degree. Please start from the 1st page and be prepared to be amazed. Check out TYE Shoemaker especially. Even his test shoes will put most other cordwainers' actual shoes to shame. Nutcracker deserves an award or something just for this thread.
     
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