News RSS


 

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...

Continue reading


 

Trunk Show with The Hand at Michael & Giso

We are excited to announce a special collaboration between bespoke shoemaker Norman Vilalta and The Hand. We are designing a signature shoe specifically for The Hand which will be unveiled at our trunk show on lucky Friday, September 13th and Saturday, September 14th at Michael & Giso. Norman Vilalta will bring the first pair from Barcelona to Amsterdam showcase himself. More details below: Norman Vilalta Trunk Show with The HandFriday, September 13th and Saturday, September 14th 10 AM - 6 PMMichael & GisoWillemsparkweg 711071 GS AmsterdamNetherlands - Orders for the limited edition shoe can be placed that weekend at the trunk show in Amsterdam or online. This collectors item has a maximum of 20 pairs: First come, first serve! - The ordered shoes will be...

Continue reading


 

The August Plan

It´s August, you´re probably thinking martinis at the beach. However, we´re already planning ahead for the holidays. For this month´s group-made-to-order (GMTO) offer, we´ve put together three styles that will ensure you’re winter ready and able to save by planning ahead. For our first style of the month, we´ve decided to offer one of our most popular styles, our Derby Simple Shoe, in boot form. We´ve been hinting at this new model launch since April and they are finally being released. For those of you who are well aware of our Derby Simple, the shoes are a staple for every man´s wardrobe for a few simple but crucial reasons: they combine our signature 3D patina on pebble grain leather, a lightweight...

Continue reading


 

Feature in T Magazine Spain (of the New York Times)

We´re honored to have Norman Vilalta featured in the July and August issue of T Magazine Spain of the New York Times. Norman sat down with Jesus Rodriquez Lenin and Xavi Torres-Bacchetta in his apartment in Barcelona to go over his unique history, discuss his philosophy of shoemaking, and comment on some upcoming projects. Pick up your copy and check out the 5 page spread on page 37. And if you're in the Barcelona area, feel free to drop by our men's shoe store and read one of our copies.

Continue reading


 

The Search for the Perfect Brown Shoe

At Norman Vilalta, the exploration of color is an artistic journey. Since we create our own patinas in house, we’ve had the opportunity to experiment with various color combinations and finishing techniques to achieve personalized patinas on our leather and suede canvases. These patinas allow your everyday dress shoe to stand out. For this group-made-to-order (GMTO), Norman searched for the perfect brown patina tone to complement three distinct shoe models of ours that balance classic luxury with a playful modernity. The result, three unique styles that will turn heads and make your wardrobe sing. The first style is our Adelaide Oxford, one of the less common oxfords that is defined by the vamp of the shoe extending from the toe...

Continue reading