Model Archive – Bridlen

India is not a major player in Goodyear welted shoes field, maybe because of the climate and limited demand there.

Founded in 1986 by Mr. Hasan, the initial construction was cemented. Japanese chose this factory (country) for its cheaper labor cost and introduced Mackay construction (Blake), in recent years, Goodyear construction was absorbed.

The lasts seem to be developed by Japanese, very up to date.

5 very mature lasts

Price starts at 275 USD.

Let us review its models.

Double Monk
Plain Toe Oxford
Punched Cap Oxford
Semi Brouge Oxford
Straight Tip Oxford
Unlined Loafer
U-tip Derby
Wholecut Loafer
Wingtip Oxford


I don’t feel it is better than Mattina by any measure.