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Norman Vilalta Review in The Rake

Norman Vilalta Bespoke Shoemakers was recently featured in an editorial from The Rake by Chris Cotonou. After a nice summary of the brand's history, Cotonou included some quick reviews of our iconic Decon Chelsea Boot, Chukka Boot, and Derby Simple Boot. Check out The Rake editorial as well as a selection of our men's shoes and boots that they carry here.  To stay on top of our releases and offers, please be sure to sign up to our newsletter. Read our reviews on Trip Advisor and Google.  

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A Holiday Gift from Norman Vilalta

We are spreading the holiday cheer with complimentary custom shoe trees with any shoe or boot purchase through the end of the year. This includes all footwear from our bespoke to ready-to-wear lines, including some new styles we just added to our made-to-order selection. Our shoe trees are custom made to fit our lasts by Spring Line in the UK and they will help to keep your shoes in tip top condition. Simply add our custom shoe trees to your cart along with the shoe or boot and the discount will be applied automatically. Our complimentary gift is valid through the end-of-day Tuesday, December 31st PST online and in our men´s shoe store in Barcelona, Spain. This offer is not applicable to any existing order already in process and cannot be...

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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. To stay on top of our releases...

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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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