THOUGHTS AND RANTINGS OF A SHOEMAKER... — WHAT WE MAKE


A playful palette

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.

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...

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


Coming soon...

Coming soon...

You know what this means. Troncato Avocado is the new limited edition coming soon.   #nomassproduction #handmade #shoes #sevillasmith #slowfashion #sustainablestyle #ethicalstyle Continue reading


SANDALS

SANDALS

Sandal loving Sundays. Continue reading


SPRING MIX

SPRING MIX

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


MAINE CREMA

MAINE CREMA

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

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


OUR DONNA VESSELS.

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.

Neutral.

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/

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.

YES.

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

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....

Wedding shoes....

Wedding Shoes. Yup, we do 'em....for you, not for tradition's sake. #weddings #madetoorder #shoemaker #sevillasmith Continue reading


Zero Waste Goals Belts....

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


Happy Yellow Booties....

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


Embossed love....

Embossed love....

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.

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.

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


Black Soles.

Black Soles.

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


Pale Neutrals.

Pale Neutrals.

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

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.

Black soles. Available again til end of day Sunday. #blacksoles #allblackeverything #makeit #shoes #handmade #sevillasmith Continue reading