To hold the upper in place, and ensure there is a way to attach the outsole, shoemakers use a strip of leather, known as the welt. On a pair of hand-welted shoes, such as Vass shoes, the welt is sewn on by hand.
Jeeves' leather belts are made in a small artisans atelier in the heart of Budapest. All belts are made with full leather lining and raised interlining. The edges are stitched, sanded and buffed for a perfect finish.