Some shoes by Nico Nerini are made by using the traditional Goodyear Welted construction synonymous with quality handmade shoes. This technique, invented by the American Charles Goodyear Jr, has been mastered for over 100 years by the craftsmen and women at the factory in Northampton, England.
Goodyear Welted construction get its strength, durability and repair qualities by stitching the upper leather, lining leather and welt (a specially prepared piece of leather) to the ribbing that has already been bonded to the insole. The welt is then stitched to the leather or rubber sole. It is this final stitch, holding the sole in place, which we can cut through enabling complete removal of the sole without causing damaging the upper.
What are the reasons to choose a Goodyear welted shoes? Here arethe 5 advantages of the shoes processed according to the Goodyear’s technique: Solidity, Durability, Convenience, Beyond the sole and Design.