Bespoke Shoes

  • Maison Corthay

    Enlarging my vocabulary Maison Corthay is an exemplar of savoir-faire. They have an eye for design, mischievously manipulating tinctures with pleasingly adroit outcomes. These are shoes par excellence. As I grow older, my vocabulary continues to expand. In recent times, French terms such as perlage, anglage, dressage and Côtes de Genève have crept into my…

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  • Carreducker, bespoke shoes

    Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes Located at the epicentre of bespoke sartorial savoir faire, Savile Row, I arrive to meet Deborah Carré of Carréducker. This is the home of some remarkable bespoke, hand made, shoes. I have always had an empathy with those who create bespoke suits, shirts and…

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