Many people are very careful when choosing leather shoes, for sake of comfort and beauty they would rather spend a lot of money on buying a good pair, but point is that it must be durable, otherwise there will be no money. be wasted.
How to determine if a pair of shoes is durable or not? Of course, just trying on outside or on legs, we will not find it, we need to delve into its sewing structure.
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The two most popular sewing methods on market today are Blake and Goodyear. If you have to say who is better, in fact each has its own advantages and disadvantages, key depends on your needs.First, let's talk about Goodyear process.
This is mainly achieved by double-stitching inner and outer bands, which firmly hold upper and sole together. What are the advantages of such sewing? First, it has good impact resistance, and it is not easy to twist.
Goodyear display image taken from Internet
The cavity between midsole and outsole can effectively isolate moisture, and cork inside also makes shoes breathable and comfortable.
In general, this sewing process is very suitable for people who are prone to perspiration and seek comfort, especially those who often like to do outdoor sports.Next, let's talk about Blake's process.
This is the traditional method of sewing Italian shoes. Our own men's shoe brand vipalnder also uses this sewing method.
vipalander blake show map
Mostly leather surface, midsole and outsole are tightly stitched with thread. The process is not complicated, but shoes are well wrapped, so this craft requires exceptionally high manual skills.
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The maker has to sew leather surface, midsole and outsole according to latest shape of shoe to better fit shape of foot. Thanks to excellent tailoring technology, shoes have become light and comfortable. In terms of appearance, it is also more elegant and fashionable without looking bulky.
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This craft is more suitable for people who are chasing ease and comfort. Like daily commute, this is best choice.
Of course, there are many machine-sewn leather shoes on market, relative price of such leather shoes will be much lower, and there will be certain disadvantages in comfort and durability. If daily use of leather shoes is small and funds are scarce, you can also opt for machine-made shoes.
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If you're a frequent wearer of leather shoes and always go to formal events like Blake and Goodyear shoes, you might want to focus on those.