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In Other Shoes – Faroese Skoleistar

Once again, Tuxen’s shoe collection takes us to the Faroe Islands – this time, however, not for a full pair of shoes. These are a pair of insoles, meant to be worn inside the actual shoes during the coldest months of winter: “Skoleistar from the Faroe Islands. Knitted […]

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In Other Shoes – Icelandic leather shoes

These fine leather shoes were the very first pair in the impressive collection of shoes, consisting of more than 250 pairs of shoes gathered from all around the world by Danish zoologist Søren Ludvig Tuxen. These particular shoes were sewed by Mrs. Björg Kravan, who […]