Pretend “Bespoke” Shoemakers

Photo: Last-makers use guillotines to carve wooden bespoke lasts; photo credit: V&A Museum ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Bespoke shoemaking is a lengthy process that entails 60-80+ hours of work. First, a shoemaker takes your measurements; then a wooden last is made, either by the shoemaker or an experienced last-maker. The last must accommodate your specific measurements. Just as … Continue reading Pretend “Bespoke” Shoemakers