Behind the scenes - Italian craftsmanship

L'bardi prides itself on its fine Italian craftsmanship. Take a look at the behind the scenes of what goes into making a pair of L'bardi shoes.
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Hand stitching the welt on a pair of our men's Limited Edition collection. Handmade in Italy 🇮🇹

Hand stitching the welt on a pair of our men's Limited Edition collection.

Nailing it each and every day!

Nailing it each and every day!

Hand lasting a pair of our iconic driving loafers. Each pair is made by stretching the leather over the last (form) and nailing it in place. It is this process that gives each shoe its shape.

Hand lasting a pair of our iconic driving loafers. Each pair is made by stretching the leather over the last (form) and nailing it in place. It is this process that gives each shoe its shape.

Time to shine! ✨ Shining your shoes is a way for a man or woman to relax on a Sunday afternoon, it is therapeutic and ensures you start the week with a spring in your step!

Time to shine! ✨ Shining your shoes is a way for a man or woman to relax on a Sunday afternoon, it is therapeutic and ensures you start the week with a spring in your step!

Hand dying our men's Limited Edition loafers, true Italian craftsmanship 🇮🇹

Hand dying our men's Limited Edition loafers, true Italian craftsmanship 🇮🇹

L'bardi driving loafers in the making! The leather is stretched over the last (the form) by hand and then nailed in place, a process known as hand lasting. The loafers are then hand stitched while on the last, the ultimate expression of Italian craftsmanship   #Lbardi #madeinitaly

L'bardi driving loafers in the making! The leather is stretched over the last (the form) by hand and then nailed in place, a process known as hand lasting. The loafers are then hand stitched while on the last, the ultimate expression of Italian craftsmanship #Lbardi #madeinitaly

The art of hand weaving leather!  Read more about this intricate technique and how we utilise it in our new men's sneakers at L'bardi.

The art of hand weaving leather! Read more about this intricate technique and how we utilise it in our new men's sneakers at L'bardi.

The 'Last' of a shoe is what defines its shape. At L'bardi, we hand last our shoes, which involves stretching the leather over the last by hand, nailing it in place and then stitching it completely by hand.

The 'Last' of a shoe is what defines its shape. At L'bardi, we hand last our shoes, which involves stretching the leather over the last by hand, nailing it in place and then stitching it completely by hand.

Hand dyeing leather at the L'bardi workshop. Visit our website to read more about the leather we use in our handmade shoes, as well as the beautiful aged patina we achieve through the hand dyeing process.  #Lbardi #madeinitaly #patina #leather #craftsmanship

Hand dyeing leather at the L'bardi workshop. Visit our website to read more about the leather we use in our handmade shoes, as well as the beautiful aged patina we achieve through the hand dyeing process.

At L'bardi, we still cut our leather by hand. It is a skill that requires years of training to perfect, the cutter must learn how to 'read' the grain of the leather in order to get the most out of the hide, as different leathers and different parts of the hide have specific uses.    #Lbardi #madeinitaly #craftsmanship #leather

At L'bardi, we still cut our leather by hand. It is a skill that requires years…


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