You asked: How do I know if my shoes are Blake stitched?

What does Blake stitched mean?

Shoes that have been Blake stitched are characteristically close cut, as there are no external stitches, the outsole can nestle tightly to the upper, making the shoe less rigid and large.

Is Blake stitch bad?

As mentioned above, Blake shoes are not inherently lower quality. Unfortunately, their lower cost can attract brands looking to cut corners elsewhere. You should be evaluate any shoe before making a several-hundred-dollar investment, but poor-quality Blake stitched shoes are much more common than others.

How long does Blake stitch last?

With more breathability from the leather, it would make your inner lining last longer due to less sweating from your feet. And a blake stitched construction for durability. You can expect 1 to 5 years out of them.

Can you replace a Blake stitch?

With a Blake Stitch, the shoe’s uppers are stitched directly to the outsoles, with the stitches visible on the insides and bottoms of the shoes. Blake Stitch shoes can be resoled, but a cobbler will need a Blake Stitch Machine, which makes resoling more expensive and more difficult.

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