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A tailor-made glove

Category: Shopping January 12, 2021
Santacana Madrid. © Álvaro López del Cerro

Santacana Madrid. © Álvaro López del Cerro

Not only is it the most elegant of all fashion accessories, but it also protects our hands from the cold. Our city boasts numerous shops and workshops where their gloves are still 100% handmade. The result? Pairs of gloves that last a lifetime. 

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