The leather comes from a special herd of Angus bulls bred in the north of Scotland where flying pests like mosquitoes are less likely to cause damage and flaws in the hide with their bites. The leather is only made after a thorough inspection of each hide. The hide from the neck and belly of the bull is soft and ideal for doors and dashboards.
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One great advantage with this method is the ease of resoling when the sole wears out, adding years to the lifespan of a well-cared-for pair. In the Blake Stitch method, the sole is simply stitched directly to the upper for a lighter, sleeker, but less durable shoe. Both approaches result in a quality shoe.