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Is this the castoro brown suede? Looks almost like a polo suede, looks nice. Didn’t happen to pre order as odd foot size
Yes, correct! I really like the shade as well.

@Notch Any plans for wholecut loafers? It’s unfortunately the only type I can see myself wearing.
I'm afraid not, I'm working on a full strap unlined loafer and that will conclude the loafer patterns for a while.

These look great Tom!
Thank you!
 

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@Notch

Are the uppers on the Vekla sneakers vegetable tanned, or is "chrome free"-tanning different from vegetable tanning?
 

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@Notch

Are the uppers on the Vekla sneakers vegetable tanned, or is "chrome free"-tanning different from vegetable tanning?
It’s different. There’s chrome free, metal free, wet white, vegetable tanned and chrome tanned as far as I know.

Vegetable tanning uses 100% natural tanning agents, whereas chrome free, metal free and wet white substitute chrome tanning agents for non-chrome agents.

Vegetable tanned leather, while completely natural, has not been widely implemented in shoe making yet because it is finicky in the way you can handle it during production (resistance to high heat and moisture), the quality is not always there and it ages more rapidly and in a more extreme way.

With vekla, we do not use vegetable tanned leather (apart from the lining), but we use a variety of wet-white, chrome free, or chrome tanned leathers. When the upper leather is chrome tanned, we always choose for Conceria Dani, as they are a responsible producer of chrome tanned leather (https://www.gruppodani.com/en/).
 

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I'm working on a full strap unlined loafer
I don't know how I missed navy utah loafers GMTO as last few months I like navy and loafers a lot. Can't wait to see full strap loafers
 

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Super versatile. Great minds - Wore mine today as well but more dressed down.
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paired them with some incotex chinos and a Brioni cable knit and a pilots watch to round out the semi-casual on a cold, rainy day
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