FC Twente

Irma Bruggeman

This clog was especcialy made for the Dutch footbal team called FC Twente. The brand of the sockershoe is UMBRO.

Irma Bruggeman used to decorate telephones, when these phones were to be replaced by mobil phones shoe was looking fror a new object. She started to decorate Dutch wooden clogs. ‘Our cultural inheritage that was disappering in the fashion scene. I took the challenge getting it back in the picture.’
Softwoodenshoes was initiated after a discussion with ‘Klompen Frans’, a wooden toy supplier. He noticed that the traditional wooden clogs were disappearing from the market. People stopt buying the clogs. The Softwoodenshoe has a soft instep, which makes wearing them very comfortable and painless.

The Softwoodenshoes are permanently shown in the ‘Clog museum ‘t Oale Ambacht’ in Goor, The Netherlands.

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