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London Super Trunk Show 2024
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London Super Trunk Show 2024

The huge shoe event in London is back for its sixth instalment, on Saturday May 4. There’ll be 14 shoe and menswear companies from around the globe exhibiting, a marketplace for second hand shoes, a free shoe shining service, plus the finals of the world championships of shoe shining, shoe patina and shoemaking. Here’s all info about the big day.

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World Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2024 – Qualification
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World Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina 2024 – Qualification

Time to kick things off ahead of the finals of the World Championships of Shoe Shining and the World Championships of Shoe Patina 2024, with the qualifications. The contests are organised together with the shoe care company Saphir and the shoe brand Bridlen. Finals take place at the London Super Trunk Show on Saturday May 4. The patina finalists will paint their shoes during the whole event, and the shoe shiners have 20 minutes to shine a shoe.

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News - Arterton open store in London
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News – Arterton opens store in London

Arterton has sniffed on physical presence before, with trunk show’s, pop-ups etc, but now they’ve opened up a permanent location in an excellent spot in the Princes Arcade, just next to Fortnum & Mason in the heart of London. Here they have a lounge section and sell shoes from Bridlen and Yearn, shoe care from Paul Brunngård, hangers from Nakata, and more.

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World Championships of Shoemaking 2024 - Call for competition
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World Championships of Shoemaking 2024 – Call for competition

We now open up the fifth edition of the World Championships of Shoemaking, where the final takes place during the London Super Trunk Show on May 4 2024. We have £6,000 (€7,000 / $7,400) and handmade shoemaking awls in the prize pool, and a chance to be showcased in shoe stores around the world. This year a loafer is the competition shoe to be made. Here’s all the info about the competition.

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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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Info ahead of London super trunk 2023
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Info on the London Super Trunk Show 2023

This weekend it’s time for the 2023 edition of the London Super Trunk Show. Held in the heart of London at 12 Regent Street, gathering more than ten awesome exhibitors and hosting the World Championships in shoemaking, shoe shining and shoe patina. Saphir will host a free shoe shining service, there’s a second hand shoes marketplace, and more. Here’s some practical info ahead of the event, for those who plan to visit, and on the live streaming we will do for those who can’t attend.

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London Super Trunk Show 2023
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London Super Trunk Show 2023

On Saturday May 13 it’s back – one of the world’s largest open event on quality shoes, The London Super Trunk Show, organised by Shoegazing and The Shoe Snob. In the middle of London on 12 Regent Street, we gather 11 brands from all over the world, partners exhibit, there will be the World Championships of Shoe Shining and Shoe Patina, plus the World Championships of Shoemaking have its award ceremony and competition shoes displayed, and for the first time we have a second hand shoe marketplace on site.

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