Contest

World Championships in Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2020 – Qualification

We now open up the qualification to the finals of the World Championships in Shoe Shining and the first World Championships in Shoe Patina 2020, two great contests organised together with Saphir. Finals take place at the London Super Trunk Show on October 10 (NOTE – NEW DATE! Postponed from April 25 due to the coronavirus situation). The patina finalists will paint their shoes during the whole event, and the shoe shiners have 20 minutes to shine a shoe as lovely looking as they possibly can.

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Event

London Super Trunk Show 2020

IMPORTANT NOTE – NEW DATE! Postponed from April 25 to Saturday October 10 due the coronavirus situation. More info below.

We are happy to once again invite you all to the world’s largest open event for classic shoes, the London Super Trunk Show, organised by Shoegazing and The Shoe Snob. On Saturday October 10 (NEW DATE!), in the middle of London on 12 Regent Street, we gather more than ten brands from all over the world, interesting partners, there will be the World Championships in Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina, plus the World Championships in Shoemaking will have it’s award ceremony and competition shoes displayed. Below all info about the event.

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Event

Amsterdam Super Trunk Show 2020

It’s a real pleasure to invite you all to the first Amsterdam Super Trunk Show. A bunch of shoe brands from all over the world, partners and other interesting menswear exhibitors, plus the first Dutch Championships in Shoe Shining, all taking place at Cristofori Concert Hall of the Playing Circle, in the central parts of Amsterdam, on Saturday March 7. Here all info about the event.

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Report

Report – Alte Art

Alte Art is relatively unknown, even though one founder is one of the pioneers of the thriving Japanese bespoke shoe scene, and the brand has been around for almost two decades. And despite the fact that they create very well-made bespoke shoes, and also some of the most inspiring and fascinating art shoes I have ever seen.

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Shoegazing Podcast

Shoegazing Podcast – Ep.6, Maslow So, Mori of Shoemakers

Bespoke shoe lasts, the construction and the finishing are made very differently to almost all factory-made shoes. But how can you take parts from bespoke shoemaking, and make them accessible to more people through cheaper factory-made RTW shoes? That’s what episode 6 of the Shoegazing Podcast is about, with Maslow So from Mori of Shoemakers.

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