Kenneth Lee at his shoe shop in Khan Market, Delhi, India. He is one of a dwindling number of ethnic Chinese bespoke shoemakers in the country today. Photo: B. Ajay Sharma

Chinese bespoke shoemakers in India cling to their trade despite rise of online shopping and competition from foreign brands

  • Handed down from generation to generation, the tradition for making high-end custom-made footwear and leather goods is still going strong
  • Famous customers include former India prime minister Indira Gandhi and king of Kashmir, Karan Singh
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Kenneth Lee at his shoe shop in Khan Market, Delhi, India. He is one of a dwindling number of ethnic Chinese bespoke shoemakers in the country today. Photo: B. Ajay Sharma
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