›How bespoke dress shoes are made by hand and why they can cost £5,000
business08:13How bespoke dress shoes are made by hand and why they can cost £5,000Handmade bespoke dress shoes take months to make. Shoemakers transform rough measurements of a customer'...s feet into a one-of-a-kind shoe. One pair can cost over £5,000. London has been a hub for shoemaking for centuries, and while the industry has shrunk over time, an increase in demand from Japan and the US has helped to reignite interest in this craft. So, why would someone buy bespoke dress shoes? And what makes them so expensive?