March 11, 2009
So i am surrounded in Footwear everyday… and then these appear in my scope this afternoon, and i just about busted a nut.
If this is the first time you’ve seen TST footwear or Seishi Tanaka’s work… go check out www.oki-ni.com for their range.
All of his footwear has the materials Hand cut from patterns as opposed to the more common “cookie cutter” method. this gives every shoe its own character, and value. Hand wrapping the foxing details and the casual and sometimes Excessive heat through the vulcanisation process ensures the hand made feel to his work… LOVE!!