Here is an orbital time-lapse of me hand lasting a pair of shoes. Filmed at the Pier 9 workshops at Autodesk, San Francisco. Thanks to Scott McIndoe for the film making!
I am honoured to announce that I have been selected as an artist in residence for the software giants Autodesk. I will spend 4 months from August to November at Pier 9 in San Francisco using their super awesome state-of-the-art machinery to create some tech shoes. Watch this space...
Half brogue with heel cup and ankle strap in black and gold, beautifully modelled by my favourite client Lou!
Shopping for leather in Mallorca's heartland- an area with a rich history of leather production. Mallorca began it's own production as a result of high prices to import Cordovan leather. The result is a rich artisinal heritage of leather crafts
I have just joined the world of Instructables and have begun posting. I have started with pattern making and plan to go through all steps of the shoemaking process one by one
Recently acquired from an Italian shoemaker. Some serious boots coming soon...
I recently acquired around 70 pairs of lasts from a retiring shoemaker in Switzerland. They have served many people well for decades and will continue to do so for many more. Watch this space for new exciting designs to come...
TWEED AND LEATHER CHUKKA BOOTS WITH COMMANDO SOLE
New sample in progress in the workshop today- womens, golf inspired oxford lace up, white calf and taupe patent combo with coral red lining. FORE!
Thrilled to see this title on the shelves of the MOMA shop, turn to page 10 for yours truly!
Thank you for choosing Alexander Reed Custom and Bespoke.
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