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Based in Kyoto

Hanzawa is a family-runned shoe store for people who's having a difficult time finding shoes that will fit them. They have specialized in creating bespoken shoes that'll always fit your foot, since every pair of feet is unique.


Kyoto, Japan

Construction methods

Hand welted, Blake

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