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©Konstantinos Theofanidis
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Konstantinos Theofanidis

  • Shoemaker
  • Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Master Artisan
Konstantinos Theofanidis Shoemaker
Greek, English
By appointment only
+30 2314016423
©Konstantinos Theofanidis

Timeless classics

  • • Konstantinos specialises in custom made men’s shoes
  • • He aims to make shoemaking resonate with young people
  • • High quality leather is key to his work

For Konstantinos Theofanidis, handcrafting shoes involves the word "meraki", a Greek expression that defines something that you do with passion and love, something you put your soul into. The craftsman from Thessaloniki grew up in a family of shoemakers, spending a major part of his childhood working in his father's workshop. Eager to develop a personal work, more in line with his approach to craftsmanship, Konstantinos created his own workshop in 2011. He offers a collection of men's timeless classic shoes: loafers, derbies or even leather sneakers, which he revisits with a modern twist and subtle details. The quality of his work and services has allowed him to seduce a loyal clientele, who like to visit him in Thessaloniki.

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  • ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
  • ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
  • ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
  • ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
  • ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
Photo: ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
Leather sandal

This summer sandal is comfortable and cool for all hours of the day. Due to the elegance of the design and quality of construction, this shoe can be worn with more formal outfits. The upper part is made of high-quality calfskin leather (exterior and lining). The bottom-sole is made entirely of calfskin leather, which is special for soles of excellent quality. The heel is made of the same leather, and it is hand sewn with the upper.

Photo: ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
Jodhpur boot

The Jodhpur boot fits a little higher than the ankle. The history of this design goes back to 1920 where it was first made for horse riders and polo players. The upper part is made of high-quality suede goat leather. For its outside and inside lining, a special calf leather has been selected. The inner leather insole made of a foam material makes the boots particularly comfortable and soft. The bottom-sole is entirely made of calfskin leather, a special quality for soles.

Photo: ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
Oxford brogue

The Oxford lace-up shoe is one of the most classic shoe designs. Its history dates back to the 1800s in the region of England, from where it got its name. This particular Oxford is decorated with the characteristic holes which gives it its name "Oxford brogue". The upper part is made of top-quality calfskin leather which has been treated with colours and waxes to give this excellent effect of shine and shadows. The lining is also made of calfskin.

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Tassel loafer

This is a classic tassel loafer shoe, in dark green. It has been designed with the classic hand stitching on the front that creates a beautiful design with the embossed effect. The upper part is made of high-quality calfskin leather, outside and for the lining. The inner leather insole is made with foam material which provides a particular comfort to the shoe, pleasant to wear.

Photo: ©Konstantinos Theofanidis
Woven boots

This woven boot fits a bit higher than the ankle, it has a zipper on the inside. The material has been hand-knitted – or woven – giving a unique aesthetic effect with the embossed squares that are shaped. The shoe is made with high-quality calfskin leather, selected both for the outside and lining. The boots are particularly comfortable and soft due to the foam material in the inner leather insole.

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