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-> Cost: 8000 or 13.800 Euro
-> Duration: 10 or 20 Weeks
-> Language: English
-> Modalities: Monday to Friday
-> Locations: Florence, Italy
-> Starting In: February / September

– No previous experience is needed –

The Stefano Bemer School offers the finest training in classic high-end Bespoke Shoes. Learn the Art of traditional handmade Shoe making and start designing your shoe collection from scratch in Florence, Italy, home to the best Footwear brands in the world.

->Cost: 8000 or 13.800 Euro
->Duration: 10 or 20 Weeks
->Language: English
->Modalities: Monday to Friday
->Locations: Florence, Italy
->Starting In: February / September

– No previous experience is needed –

The course is composed of 2 modules.

With the first 10 week basic module, you learn the basic techniques of Bespoke Shoemaking.

By completing the 20 week program, you will reach an advanced expertise, being able to design and create a Bespoke pair of shoes. 

The 10 week program features a first training on basic Shoemaking techniques, as:

Leather Cutting techniques

Goodyear Hand Welted technique

Basic pattern making techniques

Upper making

Foot measuring

Bespoke last adjustments

 

The 20 week course features everything included in the first part, plus:

– Norwegian Construction technique

Making a pair of Bespoke shoes

Design, Branding and Marketing elements

Final Project

The Stefano Bemer School offers the finest training in classic high-end Bespoke Shoes. Learn the Art of traditional handmade Shoe making and start designing your shoe collection from scratch in Florence, Italy, home to the best Footwear brands in the world.

The course is composed of 2 modules.

With the first 10 week basic module, you learn the basic techniques of Bespoke Shoemaking.

By completing the 20 week program, you will reach an advanced expertise, being able to design and create a Bespoke pair of shoes. 

The 10 week program features a first training on basic Shoemaking techniques, as:

Leather Cutting techniques

Goodyear Hand Welted technique

Basic pattern making techniques

Upper making

Foot measuring

Bespoke last adjustments

 

The 20 week course features everything included in the first part, plus:

– Norwegian Construction technique

Making a pair of Bespoke shoes

Design, Branding and Marketing elements

Final Project

The final project of each student will be the common thread of the course and will lead the students to acquire the skills and the knowledge to put their ideas into practice.  Students will be encouraged to think and develop the essential elements of their own design identity.

Students will conceive, design and create their own capsule collection, starting to define their personal aesthetic vision while commencing to think about possible brand building strategies

FINAL PROJECT

The final project of each student will be the common thread of the course and will lead the students to acquire the skills and the knowledge to put their ideas into practice.  Students will be encouraged to think and develop the essential elements of their own design identity.

Students will conceive, design and create their own capsule collection, starting to define their personal aesthetic vision while commencing to think about possible brand building strategies

MAESTRO LEVEL

The Maestro Level is the ultimate professional training for Men’s Bespoke shoemaking.

Students selected for the third module are individually assigned to a single maestro and will assist him on his day by day activities. The level is reserved to a maximum of two applicants, admitted by arbitrary decision of the Master.

The level takes place within the Stefano Bemer atelier in Florence, allowing students to master and complete their specialization at one of the most successful Bespoke brands in the world.

CAREER

The skills and vision acquired during the course give students the opportunity to start or enrich a professional career as:

Bespoke Shoemakers

– Shoe Designers

– Shoe Prototypers

– Technical Consultants

– Fashion Entrepreneurs

The late Stefano Bemer committed his short and yet bright career to master his unique blend of shoemaking techniques and create what he wanted to become the perfect Italian men’s shoe. This quest to develop his own idea of perfection has led to accomplishments that have been recognized and acclaimed by connoisseurs all around the world. This would have been enough for most people. However, great people in history understand that it is not just about themselves, in the here and now, but also about their legacy and the impact they have on others. With this in mind, Stefano Bemer is committed to training artisans and transmit its own legacy of quality and style.

FINAL PROJECT

The final project of each student will be the common thread of the course and will lead the students to acquire the skills and the knowledge to put their ideas into practice.  Students will be encouraged to think and develop the essential elements of their own design identity.

Students will conceive, design and create their own capsule collection, starting to define their personal aesthetic vision while commencing to think about possible brand building strategies

MAESTRO LEVEL

The Maestro Level is the ultimate professional training for Men’s Bespoke shoemaking.

Students selected for the third module are individually assigned to a single maestro and will assist him on his day by day activities. The level is reserved to a maximum of two applicants, admitted by arbitrary decision of the Master.

The level takes place within the Stefano Bemer atelier in Florence, allowing students to master and complete their specialization at one of the most successful Bespoke brands in the world.

CAREER

The skills and vision acquired during the course give students the opportunity to start or enrich a professional career as:

Bespoke Shoemakers

– Shoe Designers

– Shoe Prototypers

– Technical Consultants

– Fashion Entrepreneurs

INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS

-> HOW TO ENROLL

Each applicant will be interviewed by the school’s staff in order to verify language skills and motivations. First enrollment fee of €2500 is requested to move forward with the application process. To start the enrollment process, please fill out the contact form.

-> PARTICIPANTS

Enrollment is limited to 12 students. There are no prerequisites. Personal motivation and vision will be the main aspects that will be taken into consideration and evaluated in order to be accepted into this program.

-> REQUIREMENT

High school diploma; a high-intermediate level of English or Italian language sufficient to understand and to participate in lessons; 18 years of age at the time of application.

-> ATTENDANCE

Attendance is mandatory. Classes and workshops are held from Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

-> INTAKES

Our training programs start each year at the beginning of February and at the beginning of September.

-> HOUSING

The school will support students in finding an accommodation during the length of the course. The costs of living are not included in the tuition fee.

INFORMATION & REQUIREMENTS

-> HOW TO ENROLL

Each applicant will be interviewed by the school’s staff in order to verify language skills and motivations. First enrollment fee of €2500 is requested to move forward with the application process. To start the enrollment process, please fill out the contact form.

-> PARTICIPANTS

Enrollment is limited to 12 students. There are no prerequisites. Personal motivation and vision will be the main aspects that will be taken into consideration and evaluated in order to be accepted into this program.

-> REQUIREMENT

High school diploma; a high-intermediate level of English or Italian language sufficient to understand and to participate in lessons; 18 years of age at the time of application.

-> ATTENDANCE

Attendance is mandatory. Classes and workshops are held from Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

-> INTAKES

Our training programs start each year at the beginning of February and at the beginning of September.

-> HOUSING

The school will support students in finding an accommodation during the length of the course. The costs of living are not included in the tuition fee.

CONTACTS

TELEPHONE

10:00-13:00 AM / 14:00-18:00 PM (CET)

+[39] 055/8895660

EMAIL

info@schola.academy

LOCATION

Florence (Italy)

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