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The Fundamentals of Shoe Constructions: Goodyear Welt, Blake Stitch & Cementing

    One of the major determinants of the price of a shoe is how long they will last and how well they are made. Are you aware of the shoes you’re ...

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The Chukka Boot

The Chukka Boot is an ankle high boot with open lacing and two pairs of eyelets  While traditionally made of Leather or suede with a thin leather sole, you ...

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Exotic Leathers Now Available!

Introducing Exotic Skins From Robert August We are excited to be announcing such an important milestone for Robert August!  We’ve teamed up with one of the ...

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NEW DAINITE STUDDED RUBBER SOLES FOR GOODYEAR WELTED SHOES

What is Dainite? Dainite is a brand of rubber footwear soles, manufactured by the English company, Harboro Rubber. Established back in 1894, the trade name ...

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The Art of Goodyear Welt manufacturing by Robert August

For more than 300 years, the Goodyear Welting process has been associated with excellence and superior workmanship. More than 60 craftsmen are involved in the ...

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The New Full Punched Wholecut

The New Full Punched Wholecut We are pleased to announce the introduction of the new “Full Punched” Wholecut pattern.  Bring On The Dapper Look Made from ...

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The Octavian Boot, a new member of the Robert August Family

Say hello to the new Octavian Boot! The Octavian blends the elevated style of a distinguished monk dress shoe with the durable and relaxed vibe of a boot. ...

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Introducing the New “Camo” Patina

Introducing the New “Camo” Patina We are glad to announce the introduction of the new Camo Patina, a new finishing texture for our Hand Painted Patina ...

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The Jodhpur Boot, a new member of the Robert August Family

We are proud to announce the latest addition to our shoe family: The Jodhpur Boot, an equestrian-inspired ankle boot with a strap-and-buckle fastener that ...

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The Art of Hand Patina Finishing

The Art of Hand Patina Finishing You might have seen the word “patina” before, or maybe you have come across some amazing pictures on our Instagram account ...

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New Configurable Welt Options for Our Men’s Dress Shoes

The Welt of a Men’s Dress Shoe. What is it? In well-constructed shoes, the welt is a strip of leather which runs along the perimeter of the outsole. Its ...

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What is Burnishing on a pair of handmade shoes?

In shoemaking terminology, burnish is the term for adding an antiqued effect on leather shoes to create a variation in shades. The process ...

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