Goodyear Welted Construction is considered as the oldest and the original method to make high quality leather shoes, that patented by Charles Goodyear Jr. in 1839. This method uses a leather stripes known as ‘welt’ to be stitched to the upper of the shoe before the whole part assembled with the outsole.
Every shoes that built by this construction will be resoleable. While the upper still in good condition and the outsole is going to be damaged, we can resole them and your shoes will be ready to go again. That’s the biggest advantage we will have by using Goodyear Construction, and that’s why it is widely used until today.
We use the traditional Goodyear Construction, the truest one that made by hand and that’s what we always do. All the welt stitching you own from our collection are hand stitched carefully one by one, by the hand of gold that needed many years of shaped experience to make one pair of shoe that meets our highest possible standard.
We know that it is indeed take a long time and effort to make a good pair of shoe. But we take no shortcut, because we want our products last your lifetime.
Norwegian Storm Welt
Norwegian storm welt is one of the most historical shoe construction. The name more or less describe its origin, and technique itself is one step ahead of ordinary storm welt. The look will be more unique and can show true skill of the maker. Many top-tier shoemaker using this construction as their special line.
This is our specialities as most of our product built using this construction. The stitchdown mainly required no welt, as the upper stitched to the midsole and outsole directly. The upper on the toe is bended outside and stitched by two or more rows. It adds the waterproofness on the area and very suitable for your rugged and slim look yet very light compared to hand welted that needs more time to be broken in.