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Founded 1995 in Czech Republic
Based in Prague

Erik Martin Lawart started the company in 1995 i Prague. Lawart create hand made bespoke shoes with both traditional classic design or modern contemporary variations. Mr. Lawart personally selects his materials among all prime producers in Europe.


Prague, Czech Republic



Construction methods

Hand welted

Price range


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