The web tip

The web tip – Centipede

There’s a few men around the world that has more impressive shoe collections than others. Luckily a few of them take the time to share their collections online, one of these is the Japanese behind the website Centipede, where photos of his around 250 pairs of shoes are gathered, everything from entry level Goodyear welted shoes to bespoke shoes from lots of different makers.

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The picture

The picture – City soles and museum calf to the masses

Just a few years ago the thinnest rubber soles used for Goodyear welted shoes were single Dainite soles, and the only brand who offered shoes in the mottled museum calf leather was John Lobb Paris. Today, it’s a whole different story. Loads of brands have their own version of the thin, so called city rubber soles, and several tanneries do museum calf leathers that are offered by brands in all price ranges.

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