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Wholecuts are rare and highly prized for a reason; they are the most difficult shoes to make. Not only does the single piece of leather need to be perfect, it has to be supple and the fibers must align. The absence of ornamentation puts the leather on full display, and accentuates a tapered silhouette. Uninterrupted by lines or seams, it’s just pure leather and you. Valencia Wholecuts pair well with your most formal attire, power suits, dress pants and chinos.
This product is made from full-grain calfskin leather sourced from a Gold-Rated tannery based in Arzignano, Italy. Being the highest level of recognition awarded by the Leather Working Group, a Gold rating signifies the leather manufacturer meets the most stringent criteria and demonstrates a strong commitment to mitigating its environmental impact.
Based on classic designs, all of our shoes are crafted to outlast trends and be as stylish in the years to come as they are today. This makes them an excellent investment, especially since you won’t have to replace them as tastes change. You’ll always be in fashion when wearing them with suits, jeans, chinos or trousers.
To ensure your shoes have a firm, stable shape and structural integrity, we humidify the leather of the upper and place it on a foot-shaped mold called a last. There it air dries for at least 72 hours during which time the shape solidifies, and the leather fibers bond together. This guarantees your shoes will retain their shape for a very long time.
Stitched soles are the mark of quality footwear. With the Blake method, a row of stitching attaches the upper, insole, midsole and outsole. This results in a sturdy yet extremely comfortable shoe, plus it’s easy to resole when the time comes.
Highly breathable, flexible and durable, full-grain calfskin leather holds its structure and will conform to the shape of your feet. Conditioned with shea butter and carnauba wax for suppleness and a deep color, a unique patina will develop over time.
A wholecut piece of soft Vachetta leather lines the interior of your shoes to smooth over any joints or seams. Its natural temperature regulating, moisture absorbing, odor controlling and breathability properties will also keep your feet fresh and comfortable.
The soles are crafted from full-grain, veg-tan leather bends which give you an excellent balance between comfort and sturdiness. Robust yet flexible, this material is prized for its beauty, durability and practicality. It’s also easy to replace when needed.
Abrasion resistant SBR rubber heel caps give you extra traction, support and resilience. They’re attached with serrated brass tacks for extra reinforcement which add to the solid construction and longevity of the heel.
Round, waxed cotton laces present a reserved appearance with a touch of flair. They slide easily through eyelets and tend to stay tied, and the wax helps prevent fraying while prolonging the life of the laces.
Great value shouldn't come at the expense of human dignity. For us, it's equally important to provide an excellent experience to you and to our craftspeople.
He sews the leather for our uppers with utmost care and precision. But he's not just about work, he's also known for her infectious sense of humor and boisterous laugh that lights up the room. When he's not perfecting his craft, he loves to take leisurely walks and socialize with his friendly neighbors.
Although he works primarily in the cutting department, his knowledge of shoemaking goes far beyond that. He's a true expert in the craft. In his free time, he's an avid soccer fan who loves to watch matches whenever possible. But what he loves most of all is spending time with his two daughters. They are the light of his life, and he cherishes every moment he gets to be with them.
Working in the finishing department, she has extensive knowledge of polishes and creams. But her expertise doesn't stop there. She's also a culinary master, renowned for her mouth-watering lunchboxes that leave everyone wanting a bite. Her love for cooking knows no bounds.
Our products are crafted to order in small batches and shipped directly to you. There’s never unsold inventory, no middlemen and no high markups. All of these savings are passed on to you so you get the best in style, materials and craftsmanship at a fraction of traditional retail prices. Win-win.
You will never have to pay for shipping in the contiguous US. It’s pretty simple, we want your experience to be risk-free.
If your product is not what you expected just send it back (for free) in unworn condition and we’ll refund 100% of your order.
We craft our products so we know exactly what goes into them. We’re happy to offer you a 1-year warranty against manufacturing defects.
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“Comfortable from day one, and handsome in an understated way“
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“Impressed with the quality of the stitching and silky leather lining”
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“Thoroughly impressed with their overall look and quality”