Jimmy Choo was once a humble cobbler, too.
A truly outstanding cobbler is an artist in their own right. I've used the same cobbler in New York for years now and when I began to travel regularly he asked me to photograph a cobbler—located anywhere in the world—to add to his 'international cobblers wall of fame'. I searched endlessly to no avail until my trip to India, where I saw this man in Bombay on the street in his 'shop'.
This Bombay local did not speak English, but there were several English-speaking men around to kindly translate my question, 'May I take your photograph?' He looked up at me, carefully and slowly combed his eyebrows with his index finger, and grinned.