And so my shoe nr. 22 is done: Rosenlund. It’s a ladies cap toe oxford, in dark brown boxcalf from Tanneries du Puy.
This is a display of the finished shoes – in the construction post, I describe how they were made.
Same angle, different backdrop.
On some lifeless twigs:
From their other profile:
I spent a lot of time on finishing for this pair, and I’m happy with how it turned out.
Another look at a heel, in slightly different light:
The outsole seam was hand stitched at 9 spi.
The oak bark tanned outsoles were finished with sharp lines.
Construction: English welted
Uppers: Tanneries du Puy boxcalf, from Kolde leder
Lining: 2 oz veg tanned baby calf
Toe/heel stiffeners: 5 oz from Tärnsjö Garveri
Welt: natural welting leather from Leather & Grindery
Shank: Metal, from Leather & Grindery (cut down to size)
Heel lifts: 5 oz from Tärnsjö Garveri
Sockliner: 4 oz veg tanned crust calf side