7 Jun
Made of cowhide, cork footbed & hand-stitched construction

Visvim introduces another moccasin-like shoe to its collection in time for summer, the Twombly-folk. The slip-on is made of cowhide leather upper and hand-stretched horse hide lining that sits on a TPU heel stabilizer. The Twombly-Folk shoe has a cork footbed and light contrast threading across the top, and is also available in navy. Get […]


30 May
The Japanese brand's latest footwear for Spring/Summer 2012

visvim has released a NEWELL -FOLK *F.I.L. for Spring/Summer 2012 composed of UK-suede cowhide upper, and resting on a hand-stitched, welt construction Vibram outsole, in muted shades of tan and red. Priced at about $718 (¥57,000), the shoes are available through the visvim online store.


24 Aug
Collezione Automobili Lamgorghini for Spring/Summer 2012

This week Lamborghini launched its first carbon fiber bag collection. The high tech, ultra strong and lightweight material is commonly used in the production of bicycles, yachts, surf boards, planes and supercars, but this is the first time carbon fiber has been used in its unstiffened, cloth form to produce fashion accessories. The collection consists of […]


10 Nov
Hand-stitched and crafted luxury leather high tops

God these are some beautiful shoes, courtesy of Japanese cobbler sak, aka Hiruma. Elevating the art of shoe making to an artisanal level, the Japanese born sak chose to study and practice the art of Italian craftsmanship in Florence, Italy for nearly a decade. This is his third collaboration with Converse — after tackling the […]


22 Oct

Hine [hee-neh] is a Japanese illustrator/puppet stop-motion video artist/crafter living in Vancouver, Canada. I just came across her Etsy page and I’m digging her hand-stitched work on these DIY looking felt cases. She uses high quality Japanese black 2mm thick felt to make the goods along with new and vintage buttons. Also discovered this video […]