Dover Street Market Ginza lines up a variety of shoes from the brand “AUTHENTIC SHOE & Co.” led by designer Toshinosuke Takegahara.

A collection of shoes ranging from early editions, standard models to recent works are on sale along with an exhibit of a special installation. The lineup consists of six types such as- High Toe Shoes (79,800 yen) and High Toe Boots (93,450 yen), delicately crafted pairs from the end of the 19th century with modern retouches, and Buttoned Boots (97,650 yen), hand-sewn boots from the 19th to 20th centuries, which are only produced in small amounts today. All types are made of calf leather using the Goodyear welt process. Available in three sizes- USA 7, 8 or 9.

Takegahara set up his dress shoes brand “Toshinosuke Takegahara” in 1994. After handling designs for the Bespoke line of Tricker’s, NUMBER (N)INE and Paraboot, the brand was renamed to AUTHENTIC SHOE & Co. in 2002. In 2010, the women’s shoe brand “Beautiful Shoes” was launched. Takegahara teams up with other brands as well- collaboration shoes with COMME des GARCONS and working with Helmut Lang as shoes designer to name a few.