At GVS we have an issue with the relationship between the words “bespoke” and “collection”. The word “bespoke” implies an item is about the creation of the piece which is yours, and only yours alone, whereas “collection” implies the intervention of a design vision. But the semantic niceties aside, GVS exotic crocodile and alligator shoes are the best things you will have ever placed at the ends of your legs. They make a bold statement and shout quality profoundly.
It has been about 2years since I have discovered GVS. Having spoken to the owner Dr. Michael Snell his shoes have been stitched closed with such precision you couldn’t fault it, and the colours; not just shades of black and brown, but blues, greens, yellows, purples, EVERYTHING! This provides the exotic quality that most luxury brands are not ready to provide to their clientele.
Dr Snell has not imposed his vision on his craftsmen, but instead worked alongside them to create designs that allowed the skills of the craftsmen and the beauty of the shoes to speak for themselves. There’s an old saying: invest in your shoes and your sheets, because if you’re not in one, you’re in the other. This statement stands true for none other than Bond, GVS’ alligator shoes stand tough having been put through their paces, can be ordered in different colours and skins. He works closely with the factories and to make sure quality is being met he takes so much pride he swears by the brand and will never be seen in a smart outfit not wearing atleast one item that is made by GVS. The exotic shoes defiantly set you apart and make for an incredible conversation topic all throughout the night.
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