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The History of Duckfeet

The History of Duckfeet

The tradition of Danish Duckfeet originates in the 1970's when fashion was shifting from the rigid styles of the 1950's and 60's to more environmentally friendly, organic and fluid forms. The natural materials and minimalist, foot formed shape of Duckfeet were in harmony with this new ideal and the prevailing modernist design axioms that "forms follows function" or "form and function are one" made famous by architects like Frank Lloyd Wright and the 'father of modernism' Louis Sullivan.  Inga and Claus Wiechmann   Wiema Sko The parent company of Duckfeet - Wiema Sko was founded in 1975 in Skærbæk, Denmark by Danish-German couple, Inga and Claus Wiechmann. Claus Wiechmann was German,...

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Tips for a successful resole

Tips for a successful resole

One of the things we love most about Duckfeet is that their construction and natural crepe rubber soles makes it possible to replace them when worn down. It's important that they are returned to us at the right time to ensure a successful resole. If your Duckfeet are excessively worn or in very poor condition they may need extra work and time for repair (at additional cost) or we may not be able to resole them at all. We want you to be able to enjoy wearing your favourite pair for many years to come, so here's what you need to know: Most of our...

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Duckfeatures #23 - Laura Clark

Duckfeatures #23 - Laura Clark

Hi Laura, how are you? I’m good! Just enjoying this beautiful weather we keep getting bursts of!   It seems like you’re one incredibly productive lady, tell us a bit about your creative pursuits. What led you to doing what you do? So basically I’m one semester off from finishing my Bachelor of Fashion Design which is taking a bit longer to finish than I expected because I keep getting distracted by other fun things. Those fun things include being the sewing lady/ seamstress/pattern-maker for Melbourne label Abbey Rich which I’ve been doing full time now for a couple of...

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Duckfeatures #22 - David Ross MacDonald

Duckfeatures #22 - David Ross MacDonald

David Ross MacDonald - Musician and Geologist Hi Dave, how are you?  Life is good, thanks!   We met when you dropped into the store; admittedly we were a little star-struck, as you’re one of the members of iconic Australia folk band, The Waifs. Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do. Dave: It was a fun hang at your warehouse! Well, music is my life. The last 25 years have been spent learning, performing, sharing and touring songs. Can you believe that? I can’t, it was a dream and somehow that’s my life as well. And when...

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