Lovers of beautiful fine quality products, we have remained loyal to the traditional hand-sewn techniques. This consists of stitching a leather band ( welt ), that attaches the upper shoe to the inner and outer sole.
Hand-sewn shoes have varying properties, depending on the technique used. In addition to their traditional look, this type of stitching has genuine advantages over "cemented sole" construction:
With features including stretch, welt, flesh side, upper, grain, and more, shoes are a far more technical product than they may appear.
Keen to find out more about specific shoe vocabulary? Consult our glossary!