FALL WINTER 2012-2013 SANTONI COLLECTION
Santoni creates modern unique handmade one-of-a-kind shoes which is the answer for the new age gentlemen who appreciates refined shoes that possess a certain elegant finesse, incorporated with modern functionality and durability for the everyday hustle and bustle of life. The haute shoe experience of formal style for the contemporary male connoisseur has been transformed into one that delves into tradition without rigidity. A Santoni patron is one who observes details and handmade techniques, craftsmanship and excellence married with modern day perspectives and utilitarian contemplation. Versatility is the key focal point of Santoni’s FW2012-2013 collection.
Oxford aged leather laced-up suede shoes gets a present day update featuring an entirely natural latex sole for flexibility and comfort.
Managing both high quality design, utilitarian durability and function, Santoni combines a rough glamour with city comfort, the ankle boots, dedicated to the coldest season, feature the same sole made of natural latex. This design melds together different textures of leather to create an avant garde differentiated design aesthetic. While double buckled lightweight boots with ultra-light tank sole represent the highest levels of excellence meeting a refined pragmatism, the shoes inspired by sportswear present a unique refinement. Leathers, handmade details, once only part of conventional codes, create the urban language of today.
Santoni explores a vision of whispered luxury experienced by all senses that rediscovers and gives new value to the culture of mere ownership.
An Italian master of creating the patina effect, the application of up to 15 tints of unique colour are meticulously brushed and polished using cashmere and wool cloths. The end result is an exclusive patina tint for each pair of shoes made by Santoni. Comfort is ensured by Santoni’s methodical manufacturing process of forming the shoe shape for 15 days before the leather is sewn and completed with an extremely soft leather insole and leather sole.
Brogue shoes are always a joy to wear with its intricate patterned details, which bring you from office to formal affairs. The unique patina sheen is a bonus to wear Santoni to stand out in the sartorial gents crowd.
Dedication to trained craftmanship could be seen on boots with a mix of leather piece from brogue designs and suede soft textures merged together to be combined on a stitched flexible latex sole to ensure a high level of comfort for maximum time usage.
Soft leather is blended with polished patina leather trims on smart casual chic sneakers to keep your weekend getaway holiday style in check.