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Handmade Shoes for Men

£79.99

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Without a doubt, custom-made shoes are a luxury forthe feet. The authors of this book have traced the trail ofa traditional craft that remains vital today. Step by step they describe how elegant, handcraftedmen's shoes are made, from taking measurements ofthe foot to professional packaging. They present classicmodels such as Oxford shoes or slip-ons, provide tipsfor optimal care of shoes, and take a look behind the scenes of some of the most renowned shoe workshopsthroughout Europe. Special essays provide insights intothe history of shoe fashion and the shoemaking craft,while excellent color photographs illustrate each stage inthe making of these works of art in leather. This book is tailor-made for anyone who values tradition and fashion and simply loves shoes.

About the Author:
Laszlo Vass, born in Budapest in 1946, worked in the Hungarian fashion house of Magyar Divatintezet as a clicker, closer, shoemaker, and designer from 1964 until 1969. In 1970, having gained his professional shoemaking qualification he joined a private workshop specializing in hand-made shoes and ladies' boots as assistant chief designer and shoemaker. In 1978 Vass founded his own workshop and opened a business in the centre of Budapest. Since 1988 he and his 20 staff have concentrated on traditional shoemaking. Today the exquisite quality of the shoes made by the firm of Vass has earned the workshop enormous respect throughout Europe.

Good clean condition

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Author(s):
Lazlo Vass and Magda Molnar
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1999 1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3895089281
Number of pages:
215
Publisher:
Konemann
Title:
Handmade Shoes for Men

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Without a doubt, custom-made shoes are a luxury forthe feet. The authors of this book have traced the trail ofa traditional craft that remains vital today. Step by step they describe how elegant, handcraftedmen's shoes are made, from taking measurements ofthe foot to professional packaging. They present classicmodels such as Oxford shoes or slip-ons, provide tipsfor optimal care of shoes, and take a look behind the scenes of some of the most renowned shoe workshopsthroughout Europe. Special essays provide insights intothe history of shoe fashion and the shoemaking craft,while excellent color photographs illustrate each stage inthe making of these works of art in leather. This book is tailor-made for anyone who values tradition and fashion and simply loves shoes.

About the Author:
Laszlo Vass, born in Budapest in 1946, worked in the Hungarian fashion house of Magyar Divatintezet as a clicker, closer, shoemaker, and designer from 1964 until 1969. In 1970, having gained his professional shoemaking qualification he joined a private workshop specializing in hand-made shoes and ladies' boots as assistant chief designer and shoemaker. In 1978 Vass founded his own workshop and opened a business in the centre of Budapest. Since 1988 he and his 20 staff have concentrated on traditional shoemaking. Today the exquisite quality of the shoes made by the firm of Vass has earned the workshop enormous respect throughout Europe.

Good clean condition

Author(s):
Lazlo Vass and Magda Molnar
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1999 1st edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3895089281
Number of pages:
215
Publisher:
Konemann
Title:
Handmade Shoes for Men

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