9.28.2009


francesco




the shoemaker


francesco made
me a perfect pair of brown
leather sandals that are
tailored to my feet.


he is the best
man in town for
this sort of thing


francesco
via di santo spirito 62
firenze, italy


12 comments:

C. Lynn said...

lucky girl!!

janis said...

Warms my heart, so beautiful and real.

m e l i g r o s a said...

he seems lovely, what a cool guy I'd like to meet him ;)

joy said...

please show how they came out, I am anxious to see them. I am gld you are enjoying yourself. How long is your stay there?

Joy D

Annabelle said...

How lovely to get a pair of custom made leather shoes - and from this adorable shoemaker! What a character he seems, thanks for sharing :-)

louise and nivaldo de lima said...

Oh how wonderful!!

Gina said...

I would love to see them, too! What a dream! It's wonderful to see that people still know how to make things by hand.

LaurenC said...

I can't wait to get my pair!

jamie said...

i cant WAIT to see them!

sisters in black frocks said...

envious on this end =)

nikole said...

nice.

Terry said...

Thanks for this post. My wife and I are still wearing the shoes he made for us almost 10 years ago. What wonderful memories.