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Shoegazing Podcast - Ep. 30, Ben Robinson, Stitchdown, about the workwear boot scene
Shoegazing Podcast

Shoegazing Podcast – Ep. 30, Ben Robinson, Stitchdown, about the workwear boot scene

The most buzzing segment of the quality shoe world at the moment is the workwear boot scene. Old big players are more successful than ever at the same time as plenty of new brands and small workshops pop up every year. Few know more about this part of the shoe world than Ben Robinson of the footwear website and more, Stitchdown, who’s the guest of this podcast episode.

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Shoegazing Podcast - Ep. 28, William Efe Laborde, about connecting historic shoemaking with the present
Shoegazing Podcast

Shoegazing Podcast – Ep. 28, William Efe Laborde, about connecting historic shoemaking with the present

New podcast episode with the British-based bespoke shoemaker William Efe Laborde, in a talk where we focus on connecting historic shoemaking, materials and tools with today’s. Among many things you’ll learn which area of shoemaking that he thinks is at an all time high now in present time, why the tools never can be made as good as they were before the World War II again, and much more.

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Shoegazing Podcast - Seiji McCarthy
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Shoegazing Podcast – Ep. 25, Seiji McCarthy, about revamping a shoe brand

New podcast episode with the American-Japanese bespoke shoemaker Seiji McCarthy who recently has done a revamp of his brand where he is merging classic American style with the precise, skilled Japanese craftsmanship. A talk about the revamping process, about finding oneself as a shoemaker, about his love for the relaxed elegance of traditional US style, and more.

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Shoegazing Podcast with Jean-Michel Casalonga of Berluti
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Shoegazing Podcast – Ep. 22, Jean-Michel Casalonga, Berluti, about running a large bespoke workshop

Jean-Michel Casalonga is the main lastmaker and workshop manager of one of the largest bespoke shoe workshops in the world, Berluti’s Paris workshop. Listen to a podcast episode about the pros and cons with a large in-house bespoke production, about why they now make shoes their shoes softer than they used to do, about how one can get a chance to work at Berluti, and much more.

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