John Lobb – A Singular Journey

A Singular Journey is a short film depicting famed footwear designer John Lobb, who’s company bears his namesake to this day, journey from rural Cornwall to London.

The film begins in 1851, when a young John Lobb, a farmer’s son aged 22, began his journey to this countries capital, carried only by his handmade boots.

The film opens with a map of Cornwall as it would have looked in the 19th century, introducing the villages Lobb journeyed through, many of which have been used for the names of new styles in the John Lobb AW collection.

Chris Beastall

Chris is the Founder and Editor of Ape to Gentleman. His interests lie in men's style, male grooming and leading a better lifestyle - through minimalist, basic and clean design.