There are a few different types of craftsmanship used in making custom dress shoes. Good Year Welt Construction is the most expensive and complicated method vs. the majority of the shoes on the market that utilize inexpensive fusing techniques. Over 200 operations are completed to create a pair of well made custom dress shoes.
Good Year Craftsmanship involves an 8 stage process to assure a solid connection between the insole and the outsole. The soles are bound together using 18 strands of cotton twine to enhance the durability. This superior construction provides an opportunity for re-soling in the future.