Vivian Saskia Wittmer

Vivian Saskia Wittmer, German-born, bespoke shoemaker opened her own artisan workshop in 2000 after learning, honing her talents and skills, and falling in love even more with her passion of shoemaking.

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Vivian Saskia Wittmer
Via di S.Lucia 24R, 50123 Firenze
T. +39 055 29329

Relationship with the customer is very important, being able to understand what they have in mind or maybe not, is the basis of the process. Skills and know how will make their part to make the best in the shoemaking procedure. Patience, passion, taste and a lot of work narrate the history of this place and will lead to delighted customers.

#bespoke
Vivian Saskia Wittmer
Via di S.Lucia 24R, 50123 Firenze
T. +39 055 29329

Saskia School of Shoes
A place in Florence where to focus on the shoemaking. A place where to learn step by step all the traditional techniques, from the basic to high-level, where students will get confidence and ability of the tools, materials and techniques of the craftsmanship.
Small groups will be guided by Saskia and supported by her staff. Everyone is welcomed, whether you love shoes, need hands-on creativity, love working with your hands, have no experience in this field. You only have to be 18 years +, really motivated, hard-worker, have reasonable handwork abilities, and speak and understand english!

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Saskia School of Shoes
Via Pallazzuolo 105R, 50123
M. +39 351 8832295

The School
Three months course
Max. 4 to 6 Students
Every day you’ll have 3 hours of teaching and 3 hours of free workshop classes. You will be trained to build different shoes with different techniques: to understand the full process, you’ll start with some glowed shoes and will continue with the process of the Goodyear Welted Handmade men shoes. At the end you’ll be able to build your own pair!

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Saskia School of Shoes
Via Pallazzuolo 105R, 50123
M. +39 351 8832295