The Art of Shoemaking

Have you ever wondered how a shoe gets made? I usually just put them on and don’t think twice about it. But then I watched this video courtesy of London’sVictoria & Albert Museum, and now I realize what I’ve been missing out on.

Watch as Foster & Son‘s bespoke shoemaker Emiko Matsuko handmakes a beautiful brown leather brogue, from start to finish. The wooden shoe mold is carefully carved, the pattern meticulously drawn and the leather detailed with care. The result is one handsome pair of brogues.

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