14 Jun '11, 2pm

Zanacco's Vegetable-Tanned Men's Shoes Redefine Italian Craftsmanship

Zanacco's Vegetable-Tanned Men's Shoes Redefine Italian Craftsmanship

Footwear companies that tout themselves as using “fine Italian craftsmanship” are a dime a dozen, but few kicks walk the walk like Zanacco’s do. Made by master cobblers in Vigevano the old-fashioned way, each sumptuous men’s shoe is stamped with the motto “Truly Made in Italy” as a badge of honor (and quality). Zanacco produces its elegant loafers, slip-ons, and lace-ups using vegetable tanned leathers, water-based glues, biodegradable oils, coco-fiber insoles, nickel-free metals, and wooden—yes, wooden!—nails.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/zanaccos-vegetable-tanned-mens-s...

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