DONUM shoes are created by stretching and tacking the upper to the last (form) of the shoe. The upper remains on the last for 10 days, ensuring the proper fit, longevity of shape and integrity of the upper.
We use the Blake construction method, known for its use in the fabrication of high-end shoes, particularly in the Italian tradition. This construction is simpler than a welted construction, with an elegant single row of stitching attaching the insole to the upper and outsole. This allows greater flexibility with fewer layers and less bulk for a cleaner look.
DONUM shoes include a comfortable toe liner as well as a double lining inside the heel counters. Featuring a double cushion under the innersole and cork interlayer, the insole adapts to the wearer creating a very comfortable fit after wearing only a handful of times.