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Boat Shoes MKIII
Shoemaking

Boat Shoes MKIII

I’ve gotta say that I really enjoy this whole “learn as you go” type of approach. Even if it means that I make tons of mistakes and I’m left with loads of unwearable or unattractive shoes, it’s absolutely worth it to learn so much from experience. Don’t get me wrong, formal instruction would be great, … Continue reading

Horween Boat Shoe
Shoemaking

Horween Boat Shoe

Given the surprising success of my impulsive decision to try and make a boat shoe (despite having no idea what I was doing) I thought I’d try to make a more refined version and put some actual thought into it. This time I went with Horween CXL instead of suede scraps and I made a handful of improvements based … Continue reading

Fashion in Deformity
Shoes

Fashion in Deformity

You wanna talk about unrealistic standards of beauty portrayed in advertising? Look at these poor suckers’ tiny feet! How can I be expected to compete with that!And it’s not just that the artist didn’t understand how to draw, either. The facial and other bodily proportions are roughly accurate, the mutton chops are full and luscious, … Continue reading