They’re here…Handcrafted and personalised boots. It is the Pantofola d’Oro way.

You may remember a couple of weeks back now, we headed down to the boot lovers palace that is Pro Direct Soccer’s LDN19 concept store on Carnaby Street for the Pantofola d’Oro ‘Made to Measure’ event.

You can see all about that here.

The event gave football lovers like ones self, the chance to meet the team behind what is a truly beautiful brand. A family brand, that prides themselves on their product and one that epitomises just how football, product design and fashion can cross paths, seamlessly though triumphantly.


We were also given the unique opportunity to design our own pair of boots. From the materials used, the cut of the shoe, the soul plates – just about everything that goes into the manufacturing of a personalised pair of football boots. A dream opportunity.



When it comes to personalisation, it didn’t just stop at the colours / shape and size – it went to the next level – we were invited to leave our own personal scribble, shall we say, which as you can see has been stitched onto the boot.


A traditional style boot – this is the Lazzarini model. You can see a full range of cuts and colours on the Pro Direct site here. They literally look incredible from every angle. It’s very hard not to just gawp at these.



No nonsense but pure class – they stand the test of the time and would own any pitch, no doubt.




Being a Bristol City season ticket holder, there was only one colour for me but perhaps that is what makes these boots so incredible. No matter what colourway you go for, they grab the attention. A boot for the cultured player.



Dubbed the ‘Golden Slipper’ – they are easily THE most comfortable boot I have ever owned. From the pitch to the park, these are special. They’d be worth every single penny.



With design at the heart of Pantofola d’Oro, we are head over heels for them. The brand is beautiful, the products are sensational and the finish tremendous. Equally, the boots in pride of place at Pro Direct Soccer / LDN19 – creative champions themselves, this is a masterclass in cultured football.

If you’re at the point where you’ve spent enough on others this Christmas and fancy treating yourself with a new boot for the new year, I like to think my gushing over the above shows just how much I love mine.

Next up, we’ll take ’em to the pitch and get some more snaps.

Big, big thanks to Pro Direct Soccer and Pantofola d’Oro. Creative champions.

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