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Candace LaCosse

Candace LaCosse Bio 

Candaceis an artist, educator, shop owner, and mother based in Duluth, Minnesota. For over a decade, she has crafted shoes and leather goods one at a time, using traditional techniques and classic aesthetics. She is dedicated to life-long learning, and in addition to teaching her craft nationally, she continues to study at every opportunity. You can find her and her work, as well as the work of over 100 intentional and independent makers, in her Duluth shop, Hemlocks.  

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