February 11, 2016

Ok. I'm going to be really simple then get a little more into it. 


All the best dress shoes you will ever own will have a leather outsole. Leather soles are considered luxurious and smart. Never and I mean never wear a pair of rubber soled shoes with a tuxedo or classy suit. DAINITE is the exception to this rule. It is the only rubber outsole that can be considered luxurious and can be stitched in in place of leather.

A great quality leather outsole can last you from 2 to 3 years with heavy wear. We in most cases use La Que...

January 25, 2016

Contact Construction - OK

The cheapest, fastest, and most common construction method used today. Once the upper is shaped and completed around the last, the sole is attached withsome sort of glue and sometimes a false welt is used.

Pros – Cheapest and quickest way to make a shoe. 

Cons –  Contact construction is a cheap, quick way of attaching a sole, affecting the durability of the connection between the upper and the sole. Most shoes made this way shouldn't be resoled. Once the upper begins to separate from the so...

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