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Christian Kimber

Founded 2014 in Australia

The brand is the brainchild of the designer, style icon and modern menswear inspirer Christian Kimber.
Growing up in England and learning the ropes in London and around Savile Row, he developed a deep understanding of the quality and beauty of classically constructed shoes.
Since 2011 he is based in Melbourne, Australia. With his background in menswear he started his own brand focusing on shoe design and accessories in 2014.
His aim is to bring the quality, history, care and detail of artisan crafted objects int menswear in a attainable way
Together with the menswear brand Eidos he has made a line consisting of a chukka, a brogue derby and loafers. All in his typical design -a distinct sensibility, inspired by a vision to produce classically constructed, casual footwear with a neoteric twist. The brands shoes are manufactured in Italy and in the south of Spain.


, Australia



Construction methods

Goodyear welted

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