If you are a shoe lover, you will probably believe that the best shoes are made in Britain, France or Italy. But Do you believe that shoe cognoscenti are turning to Japan and it is becoming a bespoke shoe heaven?
These Japanese custom-made footwear rival those made in Europe. Among many shoe makes in Japan Shoji Kawaguchi stands above for his version of classic made measure shoes.
For the last eight yeas, Kawaguchi has been creating shoe magic in his Ginza-district workshop. He has his own label marquess with his wife Yuriko ,also a famed shoemaker.
This is his story,