Shoe Construction Matters
While brainstorming about shoe leathers a few weeks ago, I started thinking about which part is more important in a good pair of shoes. In the end there was only one answer to that: Shoe Construction.
Seriously, what good is a pair of shoes crafted from the finest, most expensive leather and the best artisans in the world if you have to throw it in the trash because you cannot resole it. Then again, the best shoemakers would never make such a shoe, but the metaphor still stands.
Which is exactly why I am writing this article today! To educate you with the most important “Methods of Shoe Construction“. You will be able to distinguish between a Goodyear Welt, a Storm Welt and cemented soles among others. Most importantly, you will begin investing into high quality shoes and not marketing efforts of clueless salesmen.
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