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Penny Loafer Pierre & Hand-Stitched U-Tip Derby

It is not a coincidence that Maison Degand is in Brussels, and it is in fact Maison Degand that could represent an embassy of good taste and European savior faire.  We are overjoyed to be working with Maison Degand, our Brussels retailer, and to launch two incredible shoes alongside them. Designing for Maison Degand was a thrilling challenge, as we sought to represent the DNA of the two houses: purity of lines, sophistication without stridency, balance, harmony and originality. The first shoe in our offering is an extremely elegant Penny Loafer in its shape and composition. The proportions and lines of the design highlight the asymmetry of the exclusive pattern of our House. I believe we achieved a Loafer designed...

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Passioners, Episode 2, Short Documentary Feature

Check out our latest feature in Perra Films' ¨Passioners, Episode 2¨ a short documentary covering artisans who are making moves in Barcelona. The documentary covers Norman Vilalta´s philosophy and passion for shoemaking and has some nice peeks into our atelier and boutique. You'll also have a chance to see Norman´s other passion, fly fishing. We want to say a big ¨thank you¨ to the entire Perra Films team for featuring us in their documentary series. Watch the feature below: If you´re new to our brand and unsure which shoes to start with, be sure to check out our group-made-to-order (GMTO) Fall Line Up for October. Our order window ends on Tuesday, September 29th at 11:59 PST.

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The Fall Line Up

One of the signature design details of Norman Vilalta is the mixing of materials to create a new take on traditional shoes. The Balmoral Simple Combo Leather Shoe is a model that perfectly exemplifies this feature. Norman combined the more rugged texture of pebble grain leather with the smooth touch of suede. The suede covers the upper quarter and wraps around the heel in one solid piece with no center back seam. The pebble grain is finished with our 3D pattern which compliments the soft texture of the suede. Put it all together on a durable but light weight Vibram Commando Sole, and you have a unique Balmoral that exemplifies elegance, texture, durability, comfort and color.  For those of you...

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NYC Trunk Show at Leffot

You're invited to meet Norman Vilalta in person on Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th for our NYC Trunk Show at Leffot in the West Village. You'll have a chance to see a large selection of new and classic styles, get properly sized in our shoes and boots, and place orders for our bespoke, made-to-order, and ready-to-wear footwear. Below are the details: Norman Vilalta Trunk Show at LeffotFriday, 10/18 & Saturday, 10/1911:00am - 7:00pm10 Christopher StreetNew York, NY, 10014 Please RSVP to our Facebook invite if you plan to attend. If you'd like to schedule an appointment, please send an email to sales@normanvilalta.com with the day and time that you are interested in and a member of our team will get back to you....

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Super Monk & Side Kicks Launch

  If you couldn't make it to Amsterdam to place an order for our Super Monk, we are offering one last chance to get hold of this special made-to-order collaboration. To celebrate Norman's first visit to Amsterdam, he designed this limited edition chiseled-toe, monk strap shoe with The Hand to debut at our trunk show. The Super Monk is covered in blue suede, an homage to our brand's classic blue box, and sports a gold buckle which compliments our gold etched Norman Vilalta logo. The insoles are comfortably padded and include our house embroidery design in royal blue. Flip the shoe over and the Goodyear-welted sole is a natural forest green which is the signature colorway of our friends at The Hand. We have only...

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