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Church’s – A British Jewel in the Art of shoe-making. 

Church’s – A British Jewel in the Art of shoe-making. 

Church’s story in shoe-making starts officially in 1873 with the foundation of the company by Thomas Church and his 3 sons. But the shoe-making heritage was already in the Church’s family since the 17th century. In deed, Stone Church, the Church’s great grand-father of Thomas was born in 1676 in Northampton. This British city had a long and solid heritage in shoe-making. So this specific know-how was written in the family’s DNA for several generations. It was natural that several decades later Thomas Church founded his company in Northampton where they still have the main factory. The business remained within the founding family until 1999, year that Prada Group took over. Thanks to this acquisition, the British company had enough resources to expand overseas. Today the company produces around 5’000 pairs of shoes every week and 70% of total production is dedicated to exportation. Besides products sold to resellers and…

JM Weston homage to Yves Klein… Le Moc Klein Blue.

JM Weston homage to Yves Klein… Le Moc Klein Blue.

JM Weston, the French luxury shoes creator just launched a new exciting project, an homage to Yves Klein. When 2 French creators universes meet, only the sublime can be reached.

J.M. Weston goes Neo-Punk with Charlie Casely-Hayford

J.M. Weston goes Neo-Punk with Charlie Casely-Hayford

There are trendy brands and there are brands which create trends. J.M. Weston is definitely a Brand and a luxury house that sets trends in terms of masculine elegance. This year the French brand revealed an extraordinary collaboration between the in-house Artistic Director Michel Perry and probably one of the most talented fashion designers of his generation: Charlie Casely-Hayford. Between tradition, style and a contemporary vision of modern elegance, J.M. Weston presented an edgy collection. You can read our full review here. To celebrate and illustrate the collaboration, J.M. Weston in partnership with Nowness, just revealed a video made from the collaboration of best visual talents. Piece of fine art. Shoemaker J. M. Weston pairs up with menswear designer Charlie Casely-Hayford to add his style to its 123-year tradition. Watch as Lyon-based filmmakers Gasface roam the streets of London with the maverick tailor and the French brand’s Creative Director Michel Perry, who…

J. M. Weston, the new Dandy has arrived

J. M. Weston, the new Dandy has arrived

In terms of Masculine elegance, J. M. Weston is definitely a reference. You can ask any man around the world to quote 2 or 3 Shoes brand and you can be sure Weston will be one of them.  The great work of this manufacture over the years has proved that doing things in the right way always pays. Here is what JM Weston has been up to and you will see, the revival of the dandy is stronger than never. J. M. Weston, a matter of excellence at work. The story of this amazing luxury brand would start in 1891 when Edouard Blanchard founds a workshop in Limoges that specializes in manufacturing shoes. Then, the beginning of the new century opened the doors of traveling and his son, Eugène Blanchard decides to travel to the USA to learn the goodyear welting. It was in the city of Weston, close to Boston that…