Sak, Shoemaker


July, 2010

Born in Japan, Ryusaku Hiruma studied cobbling at Cordwainers before relocating to Florence, Italy.

“A shoe is an important instrument,” explains the master craftsman who, for nearly a decade, has pursued the trade in its truest home. “Rather than giving some character to my work,” says Ryusaku, “I’m more satisfied if the one wearing the shoes is happy and enjoying it.” In addition to furthering his own craft, the apprentice-turned-master now also invites other Japanese cobblers to do the same.

Sak x Converse on Cool Hunting

Comments (21)
  • .J. Life Innertainment Tue Feb 01, 2011
  • khalisha i like converse shoes because it's so cool i want to buy!!!! all Fri Jan 21, 2011
  • kenneth ilove to collect chuck tylor Mon Jan 17, 2011
  • Sherwin Sanchez woooohoooowww!!! IM Lovin It!!!!!!! Fri Dec 31, 2010
  • warren bring back the limited edition 100th anniversary leather jacket chucks i never got a chance to own! Thu Dec 16, 2010
  • mary moon luv my chucks converse r the best thing in the world im just in love with them Sat Dec 11, 2010
  • Ronnie Rex My foot is very tiny and i only have ONE-STAR Converse, but I'm raising money to buy some new ones, but CONVERSE brand is the best!!!!!!! Sat Dec 04, 2010
  • nizam i luv converse!! Sat Oct 30, 2010
  • Amber I love converse!!!!!! Mon Oct 25, 2010
  • Nikki I love too converse with Converse. I have a pair of black patent leather con-v's and even if I have no where to go it makes me want to have a place to go....You will never enjoy walking unless you have a pair and comfort...As a woman what I love most about the con-v, is it's non-trendy, classic-chic appeal that I can wear with some jeans and throw back on at night with a sexy mini dress.... Sun Oct 24, 2010
  • wuerOo converse, mmmm... no looking more... best of the best... ALWAYS!!! Sat Oct 09, 2010
  • tom I love converse Sun Sep 26, 2010
  • tom I love converse I want but jt! Sun Sep 26, 2010
  • krishna k[p Wed Sep 15, 2010
  • krishna it's very good Wed Sep 15, 2010
  • bezus i hate it when people are like i love converse and if you dont have converse and you have all star they are fake the point is they are CHUCK TAYLORS and thats what matters Tue Sep 14, 2010
  • eno ino i lile Tue Sep 07, 2010
  • Isabel Love the shoe's very comfortable and have all the colors to go with life ;) Mon Aug 16, 2010
  • jack I want buy it! Thu Aug 12, 2010
  • sophia LOVE U :* Sat Aug 07, 2010
  • Nectar bee I like everything about the shoes,they are cool.Its a BRAND Sat Aug 07, 2010
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