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Blake Stitched, Bologna & Cupsole trainer Constructions

Le Marche, Italy

 

Our family run, artisan factory in Le Marche excels in tradition. Skilful hand finishing and time honoured shoe making techniques have been passed from generation to generation. 
The factory specialises in high specification formal footwear, with Blake-stitched and Bologna constructions, but they are also masters of clean cut casuals with hand antiqued finishes.  The level of craftsmanship and attention to detail make Italy an ideal choice for new concepts and ranges, including our Sweeney Vintage collection and retro hiking boots. 

Le Marche, Italy

Made in Italy

Arditi Brown

Arditi Brown

£359 £287.20

Sirolo White

Sirolo White

£229 £183.20

Roddi Black

Roddi Black

£359 £287.20

Stella Black

Stella Black

£329 £263.20

Vasto Burgundy

Vasto Burgundy

£329 £263.20

Blake Stitched & Cupsole Constructions

Felgueiras, Portugal


With a long standing tradition in casual footwear, our factory in Portugal produces many of our favourite Iconic styles and is a master of casual boots and trainers. The family run business has a fresh approach to design; highly skilled traditional craftsmanship is supplemented with innovation and a desire to explore new processes. This, in turn, has granted us the opportunity to create unique products and finishes, such as our dip-dyed boots and trainers. 

Felgueiras, Portugal

Made in Portugal

Quintos Grey

Quintos Grey

£199 £159.20

Chaves Dark Brown

Chaves Dark Brown

£279 £223.20

Torrejao Black

Torrejao Black

£249 £199.20

Goodyear Welted Construction

Chennai, Southern India


Based in Chennai in Southern India, our family run factory group is accredited for its exacting, high ecological and ethical standards. With over 50 years of experience in traditional shoe making, the factories are masters at Blake Stitched, Norwegian welted and are considered to be among the best in the world for the Goodyear welted construction.
The major difference is that the highly skilled craftsmen have also mastered the Italian art of Tamponato and hand finishing, producing high quality footwear with a hand built depth of colour and unique antiqued patina.

Chennai, Southern India

Made in India

Aldeburgh Tan

Aldeburgh Tan

£199 £159.20

Milbrook Brown
Last Few

Milbrook Brown

£199 £159.20

Portrush Burgundy

Portrush Burgundy

£199 £159.20

Rosaveel Tan

Rosaveel Tan

£169 £135.20

Spiddal Rust
Last Few

Spiddal Rust

£179 £143.20

Moccasin Construction

Elche, Spain


Elche is a region in southern Spain renowned as a hub of shoemaking. The region has a plethora of small specialist factories with unique skills passed from generation to generation. We have hand picked our artisan factories for their individual specialist constructions; espadrilles, moccasins, boat shoes and slippers, using local natural materials and highly skilled craftsman with time honoured techniques and traditions.

Elche, Spain