Posted in July 2010

Rupert Sanderson Fall/Winter 2010

In a moment of madness Rupert Sanderson decide to resign fom a disastrous career in advertising in order to become a cobbler. He graduated from Cordwainers College at East London and during the summer break of the two year course, Sanderson rode a motorbike to Italy to visit as many shoe factories, tanneries and last … Continue reading

Jerome C. Rousseau Fall/ Winter 2010

Jerome C. Rousseau launched his eponymous label with the Fall 2008 collection. His distinctive creations have been extensively featured in Vogue, Elle, Bazaar, Style.com and other publications worldwide. Celebrities wearing the label include Charlize Theron, Cameron Diaz, Scarlett Johansson, Kristen Stewart, Katie Holmes, Drew Barrymore, January Jones, Nicole Richie and others. You can find his creations at … Continue reading

Shoe symbols

Upper: This is the part of the shoe that you are initially attracted to, the part that you can see. Outer Sole or outsole: This is the bottom of the shoe, which will show on the bottom part of the shoe but the main function is to protect your foot from the ground below. Lining … Continue reading

Helen Furber – Icica

Helen Furber has just graduated from the BA (HONS) footwear product design and development course at  Cordwainers,  London College of Fashion. She has work experience with Y-3/SLVR Adidas and Nicholas Kirkwood. The Euphemia as her final BA collection, marks the start of an ambitious design career and aims to redefine the footwear product lifecycle. Project Sponsors: Y-3 Adidas, Studio van der Graaf, Natureally Organic LeatherPhotos: David AbrahamsStyling: Natalie Fisher Contact … Continue reading

Donald J Pliner – Genell

Perfect daytime glamour sandals with elastic criss cross bands. Shows off your pedi and with a perfect platform and 3/4 inch heel.  Elastic criss cross banded upper keeps foot secure in a classic silhouette. Elevates style comfortably with platform bottom. 3 3/4 inch wrapped heel. Available in sizes 4 to 11Medium – 6.5 to 9.5 … Continue reading

BCBGMaxazria – New T-Strap ankle-culf heel

Open toe. Crisscross strap at vamp. T-strap attaches to ankle cuff. Adjustable buckle closure at ankle cuff. Exposed rubber platform at front. Approximate heel height is 4.5″. Made of leather. Price: $195.00 Get it @ BCBGMaxazria

Australian Shoe Fair

DATES & VENUE29 – 31 August 2010Melbourne Exhibition Centre FAIR HOURSSunday 29 August 2010 10am – 6pmMonday 30 August 2010 9am – 5pmTuesday 31 August 2010 9am – 4pm Hundreds of exciting new labels from emerging and established brands are launched at the fair, allowing visitors the unprecedented opportunity to preview new ranges in womens, … Continue reading

Site presentation: Shoe School

This site is intended to provide a Resource for anyone – Designer, Craftsman, or “Cottage Industrialist” – who has a need, passion or curiosity related to the Art of Leather Craft & Shoemaking, whether you are looking for Education, Information, Training, Supplies, Hand Tools, Machinery, Leather or Shoe Lasts.Since 1981 ShoeSchool remains dedicated to the … Continue reading