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Picture special – Melker Shoes bespoke Wellington boots

My latest acquisition is rather different from what I mostly wear, yet something rather intriguing, if you ask me. A pair of bespoke side seamed Wellington boots in Horween Chromexcel leather, where Swedish bespoke shoemaker Janne Melkersson of Melker Shoes & Boots have added a Scandinavian touch to a very traditional British model, and created a quite spectacular pair. Here’s lots of photos of both making and final pair.

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Buying tip – Three highly interesting new shoemakers

With the pandemic having the world in its grip for over a year, making it tough for already well-established shoe brands out there, one have to admire – and give support to – the ones who actually set out to start a new brand at this stake. Today I highlight three highly interesting makers of handmade footwear that just started their own brands: Hung Shoemaker from Taiwan, Siroeno Yosui from Japan, and Mogada from Germany.

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Buying tip – Wayman Bespoke

Wayman Bespoke has been gaining more and more interest in recent time, the German / Chinese brand who’ve launched a successful ”remote bespoke” service with hand welted shoes made to a high level at an excellent price. After developing both the shoes and the service since the brand started accepting orders about a year ago, they now have a very interesting offer on hand.

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