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Borgioli Fratelli shoes @ Pitti Uomo.

Borgioli Fratelli was the first stand I actually stopped to check out and to take some pictures during our visit at Pitti. A brand and shoemaker from Tuscany that is not that well-known for many but which has been making beautiful and personal handcrafted shoes for its customers since 1946. In these shoes traditional constructions are combined with high-quality materials and attention to detail.  In the collection there are many eye catching details such as interchangeable buckles with matching belts, unusual shapes with unusual colors and soft oxfords made of drum-dyed calfskin, decorated with the Fratelli Borgioli fleur-de-lis in natural leather. S/S ´13 collection includes following 6 different lines. 1) MICRO ONDA Derby/blucher model with an edgy, youthful look. Made of natural white calfskin and patent leather in...

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