The 'topline' of a shoe is any visible design line of the style. Just like dressmaking the toplines of shoes can be stitched in an array of different ways to create a different look or feel. In the video below i'll introduce you to a few of the most popular topline treatments in shoes and how they look. Click on the image below to watch the video.
In the diagrams below you can see the different cross sections of each topline treatment.
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