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Guild of Crafts (Koji Takama)

Founded 1996 in Japan
Based in Tokyo

Chihiro Yamashita went to the United Kingdom to learn shoemaking. He got a shoemaker-title from the Guild of Master Craftsmen in 1991. When he came back to Japan, he worked as an independent designer while also designing shoes for Dr. Marten's. In 1996, he started Guild of Crafts. He is known as a leading bespoke shoemaker in Japan.

Location

Tokyo, Japan

Founded

1996

Construction methods

Hand welted, Norwegian

Product ranges

MTO

Price range

$$$

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