Comfy suede shoes with an embossed floral pattern and rounded toes. Elastic at the top makes them easy to take on and off, so this is quite simply the perfect walking shoe. Standard fit.
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Making a shoe – a true handicraft
A simple sketch is always the start of a new shoe, but making one requires a thorough understanding of the entire manufacturing process. A lot of pieces have to fall into place before the real product sketch is finished! The prototypes for the last and sole are made digitally these days, and printed out with a 3D printer. This process used to be even more hands-on when the prototype was modeled in wood.
To cast the sole, rubber is poured into a metal mold on a large spinning platform equipped with soles of all sizes. The sole can also be punched out from a layer of rubber or plastic. Sometimes we make soles out of cork from cork trees, which grow in Portugal. Each sole/heel is sawn one after the next with a band saw.
For leather shoes, the leather has to be tanned and prepared. This is a long process that takes place in big wooden drums without chrome or heavy metals – in accordance with the EU’s REACH regulation on chemicals. These days, you can also digitally print the leather. The patterns are printed directly onto the leather, exactly as if they had been printed on paper. The advantage of this method is that it doesn’t require any water.
Iron punches are made for each shoe component and each shoe style. After the components have been punched out, the shoe is sewn together and given eyelets and buckles. The sewn shoe is placed on the last and stretched into shape. The finished rubber sole is glued on. Finally, the shoe goes into an oven to secure its shape with the help of the last. Last, each pair of shoes is checked, the labels are applied, and the shoes are packed in our fabric bags to be sent us, and eventually to you!
We like mixing figure-fit with more generously cut fashion. That's why we have four different types of tailoring. You'll find information on the different types of fit in the detailed descriptions of each item. The choice of material also influences the amount of movement allowed by a garment. Knits and jersey-knits have more give in them than woven, less stretchy materials. That's why our weaves are often more generously tailored. For you to be as happy as possible with your purchases, we recommend that you spend a few moments taking your measurements and comparing them with our size chart.
The garment is close fitting, with a maximum of 2½ inches room for movement around the bust and a maximum of 1½ inches around the hips.
The garment has 3-6½ inches room for movement around the bust and 1½-4½ inches around the hips.
A free and easy fit with at least 6½ inches room for movement around the bust and 5 inches or more around the hips.
Extra generous fit
Lots of room for movement, 12 inches or more around the bust.
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Gudrun’s COLORFUL MODELS
Gudrun’s collections are perfect for all shapes and ages. Our models wear a sample size medium. You can see each model’s height here – to offer some guidance as you choose a size.
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