Melody Chia Shoes

Melody Chia Shoes

One year ago when the world had not gone crazy with Covid-19 yet, I paid a visit to Melody Chia‘s home workshop in Melbourne where she makes handwelted shoes.  We settled on the design of the shoe over conversation and tea: kangaroo leather, the size of the shoe, no brogue-ing on the toe cap, semi-brogued…

Double Monk

Double Monk

Double Monk, established December 2012, is all about bringing quality, English-made welted shoes to the Australian market. In addition to shoes, Double Monk is also a purveyor of well-made men’s accessories such as ties, eyewear, combs, umbrellas, etc. Not only do they value great design but also rich heritage, excellent craftsmanship and deep philosophy. Together,…