30 May '14, 2pm

Stamp Jodhpur Boots with Patina via @theshoesnob84

For those of you whom might not remember, Stamp is a bespoke shoe brand out of England (Northampton) created by Nicholas Cooper. What he does is provide bespoke made, cemented shoes. So, he essentially makes you the last and the upper just like every other maker would, but instead of welting/sewing everything by hand, he uses a cement construction. This ensures a lower cost to the customer (about half of what handwelted would be) but then also has a refurbishment service to go along with it, so that once your sole needs replacement the shoes are still valid so long as the upper is in tact. While most real shoe snobs would turn their nose up at the idea of cement construction, I have always like what I have seen from his work (search his name in my search bar to see more posts). This jodhpur boot that was commission by a TSS reader is quite nice really. And the patina is be...

Full article: http://www.theshoesnobblog.com/2014/05/stamp-jodhpur-boot...

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