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Shoegazing Podcast

Shoegazing Podcast – Ep. 21, Emil Rahmana Putra, Winson / Midas, about the Indonesian boot and shoemaking scene

In this episode we put the spotlight on the thriving boot and shoemaking scene in Indonesia. We do this together with Emil Rahmana Putra, founder of the dress shoe brand Winson Shoemaker and workwear boot brand Midas Bootmaker. Hear him talk about how he learned shoemaking from reading online, about how he sometimes go up in the middle of the night to make shoes, about the challenges for the quality footwear industry in Indonesia, and much more.

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Report – Midas Bootmaker x Skolyx

One of the most praised Indonesian bootmakers – Midas Bootmaker – has collaborated with the Swedish store Skolyx on the first RTW collection ever for the brand. Hand lasted, hand welted, handmade sole stitch (even for rubber soles), hand built heels, with real leather toe and heel stiffeners – serious craftsmanship now easily accessible widely.

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