Blake stitch is a method of making shoes. It is especially popular in Italy. In 1856 Lyman Reed Blake invented the machine to make shoes in this manner. In a Blake construction, the outer sole is directly stitched to the insole; this allows more flexibility and lighter weight.
This sizing chart is designed as a comparison to commonly used sizing systems . The systems differ in what they measure , what unit of measure they use and where the size 0 is positioned . The english system for mens shoes that i use is based on the length of the last measured in barleycorn 1/3inch . If you are uncertain of your size and how it translates to my sizing system please email and we will endeavour to assess your size .