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The height above the ground of the tip of the toe, so called toe spring, has a large impact on the look of a shoe. A common perception is that lower toe spring looks more exclusive, and this has done that sometimes it’s taken too far. This shoe is a clear example of this.
Time to present the correct answers to last week’s photo contest, where you should find the differences in construction and finish work between five pairs of pictures with shoes from various manufacturers. As expected, the competition was really hard, but we’ve got a winner of the shoe care package from Springyard Shoe Therapy with a value of over €1100, and a winner of the shoe cream and polish from the same brand.
Time for a really nerdy contest where you have a number of images where you will find construction details that differ between different shoes. The ones who has all or the highest number of correct answers and who has described things most correctly wins a really nice shoe care package with organic products from Springyard, and also all the contestants and those who sign up for the newsletter I will now start will be included in the lottery of a smaller kit from Springyard.
It’s easy to think that you use more or less the same type of adhesive for all types of shoes and purposes, but this is not the case. There are three main types of glues or adhesives, and it differs a lot between them in terms of both the use and the results with different advantages and disadvantages. Shogeazing goes through it all.