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Gerhard Wieser

Gerhard Wieser Shoemaker
Contact
German, English
Hours:
Monday to Friday 07:30 - 17:00
Phone:
+43 660 552 84 16
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Putting his best foot forward

  • • Gerhard loves the latest fashion trends from Italy
  • • Passion and humility are important values to him
  • • He feels international networking is crucial for success

Gerhard Wieser is an exceptional bespoke shoemaker who learned the traditional techniques of his craft from his father and grandfather. After working in the ski boot making industry for several years, he decided to return to his roots with an ambitious goal: to combine traditional shoemaking with the most fashionable designs and materials. The first signature shoe he made was for himself, made from light brown imitation ostrich leather combined with plain calfskin. Today, he is one of Austria’s trendiest shoemakers, whose signature shoes are produced from a single piece of upper leather without any seam. “Hole in one” is his own trademark for this technique.

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Works

  • © Christian Schörg
  • © Christian Schörg
  • © Christian Schörg
  • © Christian Schörg
Photo: © Christian Schörg
Monk by Wieser

This pair of Italian, ankle-cut monk boots with one slim buckle was made using mid-brown box-calf leather. For the uppers, Gerhard used Venetian box calf on the outside and natural tanned leather to line the inside. The soles are a combination of leather and rubber.

Photo: © Christian Schörg
HOLE in ONE® – Freedom

Gerhard uses leather and special silver foil for this contemporary take on the traditional moccasin. The shoe, made from a single piece of leather, feels like a close-fitting glove for the foot. The HOLE in ONE range is all about perfect fit and no pressure.

Photo: © Christian Schörg
Reptilia city sneaker

These women’s trainers are a perfect combination of natural python leather and Vibram® soles. The elegant and discreet design afforded by the natural leather makes the shoe suitable for wearing with various clothing styles, while the sporty sole gives it a vibrant, city feel.

Photo: © Christian Schörg
Prima Donna

These red patent calfskin boots are designed to bring out the “prima donna” in the wearer. The daring, high-heeled boots with dark soles are made by hand according to traditional shoemaking techniques.

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