We had comfort and warm weather in mind when we designed our last Group-made-to-order (GMTO) of 2022. We created two new attractive loafers for you to effortlessly slip on next spring and summer.
Our first featured shoe is our versatile Manolo Tassel Loafer in an enchanting ebony handmade patina.
Manolo features an apron that is carefully sewn by hand, a laced collar with dual tassels and the wonderful texture of reno grain calf.
Manolo's design combines the convenience of a slip-on shoe, casual elegance of our tassel loafer design, and the comfort and weather resistance of a Vibram Gumlite Commando Sole.
The unique look and versatility of the loafer has made Manolo a popular MTO shoe of ours throughout the year.
We selected a ebony patina, a dark and handsome black and brown. The patina has a slight 3d effect at the tip of the toe box with each grain of the grain calf leather covered in varying amounts of color.
The Manolo Tassel Loafer stand out handsomely with a suit and can easily be worn dressed down with denim, khakis, or corduroys.
Our second featured shoe in our last GMTO of the year is a charming new make-up of our Piet Penny Loafer.
Piet is a penny loafer that we designed with the same wonderful fit and signature design lines as our classic James Loafer, but with more rounded curves and a softer silhouette.
Piet features a hand stitched apron along an elongated toe box, a curved saddle that surfs across the vamp, embroidery detailing on the heel counter, a Goodyear-welted sole, and our signature pitched heel.
For this version of Piet, we combined an upper in suede from Charles Stead with a saddle in French box calf leather sourced by Tanneries du Puy of Hermes.
We then carefully added patina detailing by hand across the saddle for added depth and on the suede for a slightly distressed look.
The color and leather combination will complement autumn tones beautifully, and create a nice pop when worn with your classic navy blues and greys. A must-have for those of you who enjoy a tasteful combination of leathers on their shoes.
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