The Making Of A Handmade Shoe
This short film takes you inside Bontoni’s ‘Casa e Bottega’ (home-based workshop) where everyone takes great pride in working with their hands. Discover some of our key construction and hand-coloring processes.
A short film underscoring how important the process of pattern cutting is with respect to creating a shoe. The precision of the cuts is extremely important for ensuring that a given pattern is optimal for both a particular last and size of a particular model.
Weaving The Thread
A very short film on the process of creating the threads for our Norwegian constructions. Depending upon the thickness of desired thread, our artisans will take a certain number of individual strands to weave them tightly together with beeswax. It’s a very laborious and time-consuming process.
A short film showcasing some of the intricate hand-craftsmanship techniques and processes involved in bringing a Bontoni shoe to life.
Polishing To Perfection
This short film demonstrates some of the techniques required to achieve a perfect Bontoni sheen. Our master colorists use slow circular movements and a great deal of patience to achieve the ideal shine.
A very short film showing how even the tiniest of details are given great attention. Hand-Punching the number of the sizes is just one of the hundreds of hand operations that go into each pair of Bontoni shoes.
Inside Bontoni’s Casa E Bottega
A short video showing the various activities inside Bontoni’s in-house bottega.
Sanahunt Luxury Store Sits Down With Franco Gazzani
A video of Sanahunt’s (Kiyv) sit-down interview with Franco Gazzani. Among the topics discussed were Bontoni’s philosophy and unique discreet Italian elegance.