THOUGHTS AND RANTINGS OF A SHOEMAKER...

image of tannery with caption why veg tan leather

Why Veg Tan leather?

Faye Smith

Vegetable tanned leather is perhaps the oldest material used by man and a benchmark for luxury made goods.  This tanning method takes months versus the mere hours of chrome and...

Why Veg Tan leather?

Faye Smith

Vegetable tanned leather is perhaps the oldest material used by man and a benchmark for luxury made goods.  This tanning method takes months versus the mere hours of chrome and...

On Veg Tan leather and unstinky shoes..

On Veg Tan leather and unstinky shoes..

Faye Smith

"My shoes don't stink!"...this is probably the feedback we get most often (behind the "I get so many people stoppping me to compliment my shoes!) ...hee hee Wood bark, leaves,...

On Veg Tan leather and unstinky shoes..

Faye Smith

"My shoes don't stink!"...this is probably the feedback we get most often (behind the "I get so many people stoppping me to compliment my shoes!) ...hee hee Wood bark, leaves,...

Get corked

Get corked

Faye Smith

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 our work.  One such example...

Get corked

Faye Smith

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 our work.  One such example...

SPRING MIX

SPRING MIX

FAYE SEVILLA SMITH

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 nails took nearly a year...

SPRING MIX

FAYE SEVILLA SMITH

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 nails took nearly a year...

BACK TO BLACK

BACK TO BLACK

FAYE SEVILLA SMITH

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 Brasil Nero is thick, waxy,...

BACK TO BLACK

FAYE SEVILLA SMITH

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 Brasil Nero is thick, waxy,...

Current Leather Chart...in swatch form.

Current Leather Chart...in swatch form.

FAYE SEVILLA SMITH

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 have made w that leather....

Current Leather Chart...in swatch form.

FAYE SEVILLA SMITH

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 have made w that leather....