Slow hands: Three champions of the slow fashion movement

Have we had our fill of fast fashion? Ruth O’Connor speaks to craftspeople for whom the bespoke approach is essential

11th June, 2017
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Handmade bespoke boots and shoes

Having a pair of John Lobb bespoke shoes made is, according to Patrick Verdillon, Director of Bespoke for John Lobb in Paris, akin to having a garment made in the haute couture fashion. This process is arguably more personal still, however, as the customer has total free rein as to the character of shoe or boot desired. Many customers do, however, welcome guidance – and this is where...

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