Materials, Patina and Sole Guide

Materials, Patina and Sole Guide

The heart of customizing a shoe is the ability to choose your material, colour, texture and get the look that you sought after.

In this guide, we also cover the Patina (Hand painting on Shoes) options that we offer to bring out the suave in your ability to style yourself with confidence and exude command in your dressing.

MATERIALS GUIDE

We provide a host of materials for one to design their shoes to their heart's content. Most of these can be mixed and matched on majority of the styles. However, some of them have limitations on where that can be used in a particular part of the shoe or some can be used only by themselves. Have a look at these possibilities:
  • Cordovan Leather
  • Exotic Leather - Alligator, Ostrich and Python
  • Leather: Painted Leather, Box Calf, Pebble, Grain, Croc print, Suede and Patent leather. 
  • Fabrics: Tweed, Flannel, Linen, Velvet and Mesh

Kings Material Guide

 

THE PATINA CONCEPT

Apart from leather coloured in tanneries; there more modern art of hand-painting on shoes that taken this industry to a different level of aesthetics and panache.

Click here to view more information on Patina art on this blog.

Here are a few illustrations of Patina that we offer:

Patina Swatches

SOLE GUIDE

The customization process would be incomplete without the ability for one to select the perfect sole for the shoe. From the formal and classic Plain Leather Sole, to the new casual Running Rubber Sole, each one has its own personality. Check the differences below.

Custom Soles

  

Some soles are available in multiple colors. And additionally, you can customize the color of other pieces of the sole, like the outsole (edge of the sole) or the welt. 

Coloured soles

Have a look at the soles on various shoes:

Shoes & Soles

Click here -> to learn about  Sole construction methods which are covered in detail in one of my earlier blog.

Size Chart

UK

US

EUR

6

7 – 7.5

40

7

8 – 8.5

41

8

9 – 9.5

42

9

10 – 10.5

43

10

11 – 11.5

44

11

12 – 12.5

45

12

13 – 13.5

46

13

14 – 14.5

47