For those that have never realized, I have my own shoe brand, J.FitzPatrick Footwear, and the factory that produces my shoes is in Spain. Due to all that has
It’s All Been Done Before! – Nunn Bush
I stumbled across this super cool photo of a Nunn Bush advertising (courtesy of Marc Guyot's IG Page) and really appreciated not only the super cool shoes but
CNES Shoemaker – Oxford Like No Other!
For those not in the know, CNES shoemaker is a Vietnamese based company with shoes produced in Vietnam and distribution there as well as in Singapore.
Creating something truly unique in the world of footwear is a difficult thing to do. The old saying goes, 'everything under the sun, has been done,' and truth
Altan – Shoe Design Extraordinaire!
I have a lot of time for shoe brands that are actually out there doing something different, and Altan Bottier is certainly one of them. It takes no
Septieme Largeur New A/W16 Collection Now Available!
Septieme Largeur have been hitting the design books for creating something truly unique this A/W, which comes as no surprise. Here you have three boots done
New Design Work – The Shoe Snob/J.FitzPatrick
The thing that makes me most happy about being a shoe designer is seeing my designs and ideas come to life. In the beginning, I tried to release a mixture of
Shoe Patterns by Atelier Kobayashi (Tokyo)
Out of all of the stages of shoemaking, I always found pattern making to be the most interesting and fascinating. Now don't get me wrong, while I personally
Christian Kimber – The New Collection
I always love watching the progression of someone who has a goal in mind and is trying to achieve that goal. Most probably like how many of you have watched me
Aubercy Sketch Design
Design is an amazing thing. It can be translated/expressed in so many different ways, from a simple Joe Schmo sketch like mine, to this amazing work of art that
Gaining Inspiration For Shoe Design
As most of you may know I just recently came back from Spain, of which the factory that is making my shoes is located, specifically in the town of Almansa,
Shoe Design 101
Let me start by saying that I do not have any formal schooling in design or drawing. The only skills that I have acquired were from when I was 5 years old and