At Courtiseur we wanted to propose an unique experience : create your own luxury pair of shoes with the highest quality materials assembled by hands to produce the best luxury shoes you can hope for. The kind of shoes that you are truly proud of wearing and take care of.
You always have a unique feeling of pure satisfaction when you see a pair of shoes that you have shaped with your specific tastes regarding materials, colors and every small details.
At Courtiseur we are lover of craftsmanship and unique savoir-faire, we only work with the best manufactures and artisans in Europe, sharing the same passion.
A unique Savoir-Faire
The technique used to achieve this artwork is known as ‘Anticatura’, which is the Italian word for antique finishing. It is a specialty of Italian and French maestro shoemakers. Entrusted to the hands of the antique finisher, the upper part of the shoe becomes a work of art. The Anticatura method is a hand dyeing procedure of leather.
It takes about 8-10 hours of work per pair to create a completely unique patina with an aged effect.
We work with the world best Patina Artists located in Spain to produce unique pieces of art.
We are happy to work with passionated artisans and family-owned workshop, recognized for their skills and experience.
Our factory is located in a small town in Spain between Albacete and Valencia. For the last four centuries, this small town has been dedicated, almost exclusively, to the ancient work of shoe making.
Historical records show that artisan shoe production started flourishing in this town at the beginning of the 18th century. Shoes were crafted in small workshops, each one with a ‘Maestro’ artisan.