Understanding Goodyear Welted Leather Shoes

Tai Ann Teo

Just like tailoring, there is also so much to know about making a pair of leather shoes. People tailor their clothing pieces as they realise the importance of how the fitting of their clothes impact the overall look and image of themselves. Likewise, having a pair of good and high-quality leather shoes will make a very big difference to your look, and most importantly, comfort. Now, when you go to a store to get a pair of leather shoes, don’t you always hear “Goodyear welt”? What exactly is a “Goodyear welt”? Goodyear welt is a layer of leather (or rubber...

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