Hiker Mid Black
  • Hiker Mid Black
  • Hiker Mid Black
  • Hiker Mid Black
  • Hiker Mid Black
  • Hiker Mid Black
  • Hiker Mid Black Black
  • Hiker Mid Marine Marine

Hand Sewn Hiker Mid

Black

$600.00

  • 18 / 60 LEFT
  • RELEASE 05 Feb '14
  • CUTTING 30 Jan '14
  • SHIPPING 15 Feb '14

THIS IS A MID CUT SPRING VERSION OF THE CLASSIC FEIT HAND SEWN HIKER / VERY HEAVY UNLINED HIDES HAVE BEEN USED TO BUILD THIS SHOES / CONSTRUCTED FROM 3.6 MM HIDES USUALLY RESERVED FOR BELTS.

THE HIKER MID FEATURES A VIBRAM GUMLIGHT LUGGED OUTSOLE.

CONSTRUCTION

THE HAND SEWN HIKER MID IS BUILT BY HAND FROM START TO FINISH BY ONE MASTER CRAFTSMAN USING AN ADVANCED GOODYEAR CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE THAT PRODUCES A SUPERIOR SHOE /

THE UPPER OF THE SHOE IS MADE FROM A SINGLE PIECE OF UNLINED CALFSKIN LEATHER WITH JUST ONE STITCH AT THE HEEL AND A GUSSETED TONGUE MAKING THE SHOE WATERPROOF / LEATHER IS LEFT ON THE LAST FOR 10 DAYS WHERE LIGHT STEAM AND HUMIDITY ARE USED TO TIGHTEN THE LEATHER / ENSURING SHAPE AND FIT / THE SINGLE PIECE UPPER IS STITCHED ONTO THE TIGHT NET SOLE / RESULTING IN A WELT THAT IS BUFFED VERY CLOSE TO THE UPPER GIVING THIS SHOE A UNIQUE SILHOUETTE / BUFFALO LEATHER IS USED FOR THE FOOTBED /

THE LEATHER IS DYED WITH NATURAL PIGMENTS SO THAT THE HIDE RETAINS ITS NATURAL STATE AND AGES RICHLY OVER TIME / THE SUPERIOR CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE AND USE OF NATURAL MATERIALS ENSURE THAT THE SHOE BREATHES AND DOES NOT RETAIN SWEAT OR ODOR /

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