In 1869, Charles Goodyear Jr. (the son of Charles Goodyear, who had invented the rubber vulcanization process) filed a patent for a welt sewing machine. This technique, which is called "original Goodyear welt", develops from 1875-1876. However, it is often forgotten that in 1862, Auguste Destouy obtained a patent for a machine for sewing a leather sole using a curved needle.
This summer, Paraboot is collaborating with Stealer, the premium Korean manufacturer of titanium glasses. According to the versions, the modern glasses take on the brand’s codes, by proposing a round frame and circled solar glasses. Two cases are proposed: one with a fringed strap, the other in leather with the characteristics of Michael.
Tanning is the technical operation that transforms the skin into leather, rotproof material. In its environmental approach, Paraboot has chosen to develop models composed of vegetable tanned leathers.The technique is ancient: skins immersed in water saturated with plants, are rendered rotproof. If technical and technological advances continue to emerge, this plant technique continues.
We are pleased to have opened on 2 June 2018 the first South Korean Paraboot shop in Seoul, in the Hannam district. Hannam district, or Hannam-dong, has quickly become a hot spot hangout for the locals looking for intricately well designed restaurants, cafes and lifestyle shops. Discover the boutique in pictures:
Arpenteur was created in Lyon in 2011, by Marc Asseily and Laurent Bourven. The brand offers a modern and unique point of view on men's clothing. Their collections are halfway between respect for tradition and creation, derived from multiple inspirations.