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87 Albert Street
Brunswick, VIC, 3056
Australia

Claire Best Handmade Shoes is a business dedicated to slow fashion and high quality workmanship. Claire Best is a shoe maker based in Melbourne, Australia. Her footwear is designed and made by hand, with an emphasis on quality materials, craftsmanship, contemporary design and innovation.  All aspects of production take place in her Brunswick workshop, and each pair of shoes are made to order.

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Claire Best is a shoe maker and footwear short courses teacher based in Melbourne. Her footwear is designed and made by hand, with an emphasis on quality materials, craftsmanship, contemporary design and innovation.  All aspects of production take place in her Brunswick workshop, and each pair of shoes are made to order. 

Keep updated about new projects and collaborations, new styles and works in progress here on the Blog. 

Claire Best Shoes stocked at MISSION MODERN

Claire Best

Selected styles will now be stocked at an exciting new 20th Century design homewares and retail space in Fitzroy, Melbourne.

Mission Modern shop space will launch on Saturday 5th May at 2pm. Come down for a bubbles and peruse gorgeous selected homewares, clothes and shoes at 69 Victoria Parade.

Opening hours are Fridays 3pm-7pm and Saturdays 10am-3pm or by appointment.

www.missionmodern.com.au

Autumn SALE pop-up

Claire Best

I'll have shoes on sale at the Lupa and Melbourne Designers sale and pop-up this weekend Friday 23rd, Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th March from 10am to 6pm.

Cash and cards accepted.

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Upcoming Footwear Course at RMIT

Claire Best

My next scheduled Shoe Making short course is starting soon! Places are filling fast so be sure to enroll ASAP!

This one is a Derby Making Intensive, which will run on Saturdays, starting March 17th. Students will make their own unisex lace up shoes, here is the link to the RMIT Fashion and Textiles Short Courses website for course details and enrollments.

RMIT DERBY MAKING INTENSIVE

If 'intensives' aren't really your thing, and you like working at a more relaxed pace and in more detail, the next 14 week evening short course is coming up in June. Again, enroll early as these course tend to book out. Spots are limited!