Barre & Brunel selects their leather from the best tanneries and make their shoes in Spain. All dress shoes are Goodyear welted. Barre & Brunel footwear is about luxury shoes without the luxury markup. The patina is at the heart of Barre & Brunel footwear.
Today, the best leather is still made in Europe. They select premium leather from the best European tanneries, including, among others, Tannerie du Puy (Hermès tannery) in France, Antilope in Italy, Stead in the UK. They work with Spanish craftsmen who work in the century old tradition of the Goodyear technique. Since 1913, this technique has been preserved through the generations and to this day remains a hallmark of the fine craftsmanship. Goodyear welted shoes are stronger than other leather shoes. That means, a pair of Barre & Brunel, when well maintained, can live for years.
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