THOUGHTS AND RANTINGS OF A SHOEMAKER...
A special heads up for our newsletter or blog readers... We have moved our US workshop from Hoboken to Brooklyn and our Barcelona has moved... Continue reading
Little things that no one sees. Focusing on the holistic quality of a shoe beyond what can be seen by the customer is critical in... Continue reading
"Choose your style... if not, someone else will."
"Choose your style... if not, someone else will." That quote gave me the shivers.... do you, Boo. (The Jenny in Gold) #handmade #shoes #madetoorder #sevillasmith... Continue reading
The need for color...Love and Life.
I dress in black, all day, every day. My brain needs it. The lack of distraction allows my work to happen. The ease of dressing... Continue reading
Remakes and running...
Running a small biz from 2 countries is no small feet (not sorry for the pun). It is a rare occurence that packages get lost,... Continue reading
Bright days and happy feet
Sunny days are upon us here in Barcelona. Locals are starting to walk the old city streets favoring the shady side. The sunny side are... Continue reading
Sandal Season is on the horizon
.... and on our work benches. We have what we have for our sandal outsoles currently, and unfortunately we are out of size 40 and... Continue reading
One of these are not like the other.
Who am I kidding... they're handmade. NONE of them are like the other 😂 (The Lila... in many colors) #oneofakind #nomassproduction #handmade #sevillasmith #italianleather #shopsmall... Continue reading
Reposting our Leather Chart in swatch form.
Click on the top banner of our homepage to see the most visited page on our website. Creating a unique shoe in our leathers is... Continue reading
Oh, Lila Lila.
They haven't left my feet since I made them... sign of true shoe love. Remember, we can make this in any of our leathers to... Continue reading
How Spring is Done
@the.infinite.cycle showing us how Spring is done. 💗 (The Javian in Liscio Porpora) #madetoorder #oneofakind #inklove #handmade #shoes #sevillasmith Continue reading
Oh yeah, we also do neutrals. 😂 (The Mariyah in Ibiza Camello and Maine Crema) #makersofinstagram #handmade #shoes #sevillasmith #weddingstyle #springoutfit Continue reading
Lila fit and style
Fit it. All our shoes are made with no plastic stiffeners, so some of our minimal styles like The Sandy can be difficult for those... Continue reading
Sketch to Shoe
The Lila. I hesitated taking this from sketch to shoe for a looong time....it sat 7 years in my sketch book, untouched for an unknown... Continue reading
Pattern and Color testing.
We don't really get to play with 3 colors very often... so let's play a lil game w this pattern I am testing. Let me... Continue reading
Tell me it's Spring without telling me it's Spring!!!
I remember Sproul Plaza in college... all of a sudden full of frisbies and shirtless dudes peppered with floral skirts and sockless Birkenstocks😂 In high... Continue reading
Have you noticed we ONLY show people "modelling" our shoes who wear them in real life? I'm uncomfortable w the perfectness of constructed imagery and... Continue reading
Comparisons. Have you noticed we've hidden our like counts?
I found myself entranced by this number. Dancing like a monkey to get any dopamine kick measured by haphazard hearts and navigating and editing my... Continue reading
Playing is the best part of my job... an idea comes up, and to have the tools to see what may happen if we make... Continue reading
A playful palette
Look, I'll say it...especially today. Why do these darn kids get to have so many fun colors??? There isn't a whole lot of peeps (🙄punny)... Continue reading
It's not easy being green.
Or is it? Made to order production has its challenges. Mostly financial as logistics and manufacturing are more prolonged or extensive or complicated and... Continue reading
Troncato Avocado has arrived from Tuscany...
My first pair of "cool" shoes (circa age 12) were a pair of booties my mom brought back from Harrods in London. They came in... Continue reading
You know what this means. Troncato Avocado is the new limited edition coming soon. #nomassproduction #handmade #shoes #sevillasmith #slowfashion #sustainablestyle #ethicalstyle Continue reading
Sandal loving Sundays. Continue reading
You can tell the weather is changing from our work benches...sandals starting to creep in lately. We are having supply chain issues all around. Our... Continue reading
She is a finicky beauty. It can be a frustrating leather to work with, and we find that steam can tame it well. So steam... Continue reading
BACK TO BLACK
It's hard to capture in a foto the difference between the Brasil Nero (left) and Ibiza Nero (right), but will attempt to convey anyways. The... Continue reading
Covetting what we make
Yesterdays bag/belt sale was our biggest bag drop yet and ironically I needed a bit of retail therapy to calm me down today when I... Continue reading
bag and belt sale
Ok... Today 9am PST/12noon EST. Zero Waste Goals and sold at COST to help broaden acceas to handmade goods and to use ALL of our... Continue reading
Extended belt sizing
SUNDAY 9AM PST/12NOON EST The Marisol bag is making a comeback by popular demand, along with the new Clara pouch bag and first ever belts... Continue reading
Our new Clara bag.
The Clara Bag. Remember our Tierney bag years ago? Probably the 2nd design of this Zero Waste Goals projects. It had a great outside pocket... Continue reading
For the love of COLOR!
Color Color Color! 💥S-U-N-D-A-Y💥 This Zero Waste Goals bag and belt sale is gonna be THE MOST COLORFUL one yet! We were serious last Fall... Continue reading
news: upcoming belt and bag sale!
Ok...finally happening. Belts and Bags this weekend! Like our bags, these belts are part of our Zero Waste goals.... More details coming soon but for... Continue reading
OUR DONNA VESSELS.
Labor of Love. There was something about confinement that settled my brain. In the quiet and relative solitude, without the buzz of the daily grind,... Continue reading
Neutral. Is there really such a thing? (The Bex in Ibiza Camello and Maine Crema) #paleneutrals #handmade #madetoorder #springshoes #sevillasmith Continue reading
SPRING IS COMING/
Spring is coming. You know Spring is creeping around the corner when super fun 2 color Mariyah's start to fill our work benches! #madetoorder #springisnear... Continue reading
Yes. That is typically my answer when someone reaches out about an offering they missed out on. If we can do it without disrupting our... Continue reading
HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF
History repeats itself. Another old timer. The Javian is another one of our original designs. The sillhouette is inspired by a classic mary jane. I... Continue reading
Wedding Shoes. Yup, we do 'em....for you, not for tradition's sake. #weddings #madetoorder #shoemaker #sevillasmith Continue reading
Zero Waste Goals Belts....
I messed up. So we made them into belts. 😂 Yet another thing on the soon to be released list as we recover from sickness,... Continue reading
Footprints. I have something clever to say. But I forgot....it was something to do w footprints. #handmade #shoes #sevillasmith #shoelosophy #FayefelloffherRocker Continue reading
Happy Yellow Booties....
Yellow Booties. I had a pair... bright yellow rain boots. Capturing some of that happy right about now. (The Karina in Volonato Ocre) #madetoorder #handmade... Continue reading
Rescue.org fundraiser update....
We have raised nearly $3000.00 for @rescueorg and we will be adding a few more prizes before it ends Tuesday! So on top of 2... Continue reading
Embossed Love. Working with unlined leather makes finding the right embossed leather a bit more challenging. Out of about 30 I have tested thru the... Continue reading
Current Leather Chart...in swatch form.
Did you know we had one? It maps out our leather by color and type, and click any link to see all the shoes we... Continue reading
One shoe to make.
You know, if I could only ever make one shoe style for the rest of my life... The Sandy would be it. I remember showing... Continue reading
Yeah, you know who you are. And know I love ya that way. Our black soles are done for now, but rest assured they will... Continue reading
A look at our Limited Edition Troncato Canapa and Troncato Miel, against our classic Maine Crema. #makersofinstagram #handmade #italianleather #vegtan #shoes #sevillasmith Continue reading
Terilyn v Karina
The Terilyn is style #2 in the lifetime of Sevilla Smith. It was made as a boot that could be worn even in the warm... Continue reading
Black soles. Available again til end of day Sunday.
Black soles. Available again til end of day Sunday. #blacksoles #allblackeverything #makeit #shoes #handmade #sevillasmith Continue reading