The Goodyear Welt—named after its inventor Charles Goodyear—is a labor-intensive feature of most traditionally made shoes and adds to the sustainability of Scott’s designs. The ribbon of leather holds together various pieces of each shoe and can easily be unstitched to replace the outsole.  Photo 6 of 9 in Q&A: Meet the Designer Determined to Preserve the Traditional Craft of Shoemaking

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The Goodyear Welt—named after its inventor Charles Goodyear—is a labor-intensive feature of most traditionally made shoes and adds to the sustainability of Scott’s designs. The ribbon of leather holds together various pieces of each shoe and can easily be unstitched to replace the outsole.

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