Top 10 of Shoes


Jonh Lobb, the indisputable number one
The fact that John Lobb’s shelves keep a wooden copy of the feet of a gentleman means you’ve reached the top. The success and scale of connoisseurs. The hundred-year-old London home – with a shop in Madrid since December 2008- is the ultimate company of custom-made shoes. From the lasts, they make perfect shoes made by numerous experts and offer them to their sublime clientele, after an 8-month wait, without needing one single fitting.
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Koji Suzuki, the young master
He makes beautiful shoes. This Japanese master trained in Florence makes in his really small Kobe workshop (Antica Bottega della Spigola) the most coveted shoes in the world, because belonging to his list of customers is practically impossible.
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Gaziano and Girling, very, very shiny
After years working with the best bespoke British shoemakers, this duo decided to launch its own brand in the United Kingdom. Their artisan “custom-made” work equals that of their masters in quality, fame and prestige.
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4.- George Cleverley, VIP clientele
English legend, exclusive as only a few, it has provided and continues to provide shoes to the international society. Among its most famous customers are Winston Churchill, Humphrey Bogart, Gary Cooper or Clark Gable.
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5.- Benjamin Klemann, German precision
His workshop in Hamburg brings together traditional British and Hungarian methods to make shoes and boots of unique quality. Its 8 basic models allow unlimited possibilities adaptable to the customer’s taste.
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6.- Aubercy, reigning over France
English manufacture, Italian gracefulness and French elegance. The main Parisian shoe firm sur mesure listens to the preferences of its customers and makes them true with a wisdom transmitted from parents to children.
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7.- CarréDucker, fresh air
The duo Deborah Carré, qualified designer, and James Ducher, former English teacher trained in Barcelona and London, represents the new blood and ideas in British shoemaking.
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8.- Laszlo Vass, Budapest reborn
The Hungarian tradition recovered in 1978 by a master artisan who still works and whose workshop produces 1,000 fully hand-made pairs of shoes a year. Vass is the best known shoe-maker in Budapest.
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9.- Dimitri Gomez, in state of grace
Open to eccentricities and worshipped by young dandies, he is shaping up as one of the most talented and international renown masters in the world. He makes by hand each pair in his Parisian workshop Crockett&Jones
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10.- Otabo, revolution in the ‘custom made’
It breaks away from everything already done and uses the latest pattern design technology -3D scanner- to create shoes, golf slippers and custom-made trainers. Founded in the US by former Nike manager, this brand lowers prices and deadlines considerably.
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