The last is a shoemaker’s foundation, and can be thought of as their most closely guarded secret. Hence crafting or selecting the perfect Last for any shoe shape or idea becomes one of the most important aspects in designing and making any great looking shoe. Since Last is what imparts a shoe its shape, for any new shoe design it becomes first to select a last. Hence in shoemaking it is rightly said that “The Last Comes First”.
Toe Profile: Almond shape Fitting: True to size Perfect for any formal dress shoes such as Full Brogue Oxford, Monk Straps or Derby shoes.
Toe Profile: Round Fitting: True to size, comfortable fore foot area. Royce is a specialist BLKBRD Last with very English shape and proportions. Hence we have used this last for extensive range of both traditional loafer designs and English boot designs.
Toe Profile: Soft Square Chisel with Smart Toe Bump Fitting: True to size The BENTLEY is a classic dress boot last with very Victorian era influences in its body proportions. Perfect for any kind of Victorian era Balmoral boot, Chelsea, Chukka and even Button boots.
Toe Profile: Almond shape Fitting: True to size Pagani is a last used to impart a more contemporary and bespoke feel to a shoe, with lower toe spring, narrower toe shape. Pagani Last is more suite for experimental Balmoral oxfords.
Toe Profile: Round shape with toe Bump Fitting: True to size, comfortable fore foot volume. HOLDEN is a Last to implement casual and country shoe design for brand BLKBRD. Best suited for Blucher derby lace-ups and Full Brogue Wingtip Derby designs.
Toe Profile: Round with Prominent Toe Bump Fitting: True to size This Last is our render for a strong rugged boot that can endure any wider circumstance the wearer put them into. HARLEY is signature BLKBRD boot last with many contemporary and traditional boot designed upon it.