Joseph Cheaney founded the company and moved to the present site in 1896. In 1903 Joseph's sons Arthur and Harold joined the company. In 1930 "Dick" Cheaney, grandson of the founder, joined the company.In 1966 Cheaney won the Queen's Award to industry and was sold to Church and Company. In 2009 Jonathan and William Church bought the company. Their family has been making fine shoes for five generations and they are fully committed to producing the finest footwear entirely made in England.
My family has a small history of shoemaking. In the 1950’s the small towns near Benevento were very involved in the shoemaking industy. Many households were involved in various stages of shoemaking. It was an outworker based system where various parts of shoes were made by different groups of people, and mostly in their homes. Unfortunately in the past 10 years, most of these small workshops have closed due to consolidation of the shoe industry, and the main industrial shoemaking area in Italy is now concentrated in the Marche region.
Bearing in mind the desire of the most exigent ones – connoisseurs, experts, style fanatics – Santoni introduces the Fatto a Mano su Misura. A service, not a collection. Santoni’s unique savoir faire, craftsmanship and tradition are at the client’s complete disposal.
J.M. Weston, traditional shoemaker for more than 120 years, enhances and reinterprets classic codes with audacity through the impetus of its Artistic Director Michel Perry. Building on the excellent craftsmanship of its Limoges factory, the brand continues to evolve, reinventing itself without ever compromising its search for timelessness. Each new style, new leather, new detail of manufacturing is conceived in its workshops to enhance the feet of men and women. More than just a shoe, the loafer, derby or oxford shoe become a walking companion, a reflection of an easy-going lifestyle and of resolute elegance.
What determines whether you can make beautiful shoes is not your hands or fingers but the spirit that guides your hands and fingers. And the thing that supports this spirit is the feeling the customer will have for the shoes. What is essential is invisible to the eye. Remember that the things that make a shoe truly shine are what comes before it is made and what comes after it is made.
Edward Green established his shoemaking workshop in Northampton in 1890. His name soon became synonymous with the finest English Goodyear welted footwear.
Expressing a nonchalant attitude with a practical new lug sole, quintessential Christian Louboutin men’s styles become vehicles for the roaming ranger spirit this Autumn/Winter 2016. Classic, clean cut loafer, oxford and Chelsea boot models take on a subversively utilitarian attitude, all whilst maintaining a sleek profile perfect for city life.
From 15 to 17 September, the next edition of Première Vision Paris (formerly Première Vision Pluriel) will give concrete expression to the strategic changes implemented by Première Vision, now the sole organiser of this fully integrated ensemble of six shows, all mutually complementary in terms of their offer and services.
The Christian Louboutin Fall/Winter 2013 Accessories collection comprises of bold colours and even bolder heel heights.
It includes diverse and alluring male and female shoes and bags.
Key elements of the collection are: deep jewel tones, tartan fabrics, delicate lace and strong silhouettes. Christian Louboutin relies on many decorative elements to add a dash of dazzle to classic shapes.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley decorates her bedroom with vintage underwear. The model-turned-actress, who is launching a new underwear range with Marks & Spencer, has revealed she adorns the boudoir she shares with her actor boyfriend Jason Statham with fine French camisoles and lace Brassieres.
In an interview with Style magazine, the 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon' said: "Vintage underwear is particularly sensual, especially pieces from the 1930s and 1940s - that's largely down to the colours and tones.
The fashion brand Gucci never forgets men and occasionally creates new models to catch their attention. The designers created a new collection men's shoes Gucci, which are not made from leather, but from carbon fiber. This material becomes more and more popular for the production of shoes. GG Plus Moccasin is made in Italy and comes in elegant beige/ebony colors, laced in dark brown leather. The best feature of these shoes is the cut out at the front that shows a beautiful G as brand logo. The carbon fiber is found at the beautiful back heel of the shoes in the rubber sole. The shoes can be found at various stores at the price $425.