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Shoegazing Podcast – Ep. 1, Patrik Löf, Skoaktiebolaget

Today it’s the world premiere of the Shoegazing Podcast, the first podcast in the world about classic shoes. In the first episode I interview Patrik Löf of the Swedish multi-brand shoe store Skoaktiebolaget, we talk about the latest but hopefully not the last golden years for classic shoes, about the challenges with tanneries who have started hiding defects on leathers, about the aim with their own brand Löf & Tung, and much more.

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Report – TLB Mallorca Artista

Artista is a new top range from the Spanish brand TLB Mallorca, a range that I’ve been involved in developing, through my work for their retailer Skolyx. It’s an ambition at bringing some features taken from bespoke shoes into the midrange price segment of Goodyear welted shoes, offering a lot for the €425 they cost. Here’s a report about this project, now about to launch.

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Report – Noriyuki Misawa

Noriyuki Misawa runs one of Japan’s largest shoemaking schools and has the Misawa & Workshop bespoke brand, but it’s the art project under his own name that gotten him recognition around the world, with amazing shoes unlike anything else. In a month he will hold a solo exhibition in London, but Shoegazing has visited him at his home turf in Tokyo.

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