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Shoes in Castello

Kalimala Cuoieria

Sleek, supple belts with brushed-steel buckles, modern satchels, man-bags and knee-high red boots: Kalimala makes beautiful leather goods in practical, modern styles. Shoes, sandals and gloves are crafted from veget…
Shoes in San Polo & Santa Croce

Pied à Terre

Rialto courtesans and their 30cm-high heels are long gone, but Venetian slippers stay stylish. Pied à Terre’s colourful furlane (slippers) are handcrafted with recycled bicycle-tyre treads, ideal for finding your fo…
Shoes in San Marco

Daniela Ghezzo

A gold chain pulled across this historic atelier doorway means Daniela is already consulting with a client, discussing rare leathers while taking foot measurements. Maestra Ghezzo custom makes every pair, so you’ll …
Shoes in Cannaregio

Vladì Shoes

Step out in stylish, well-heeled and surprisingly practical shoes, made right in Venice. Algae-green high-button boots, oxblood oxfords and strappy citrus sandals turn Cannaregio fondamente into your own personal ru…
Shoes in San Polo & Santa Croce

Gmeiner

Paris, London, Venice: Gabriele Gmeiner honed her shoemaking craft at Hermès and John Lobb, and today jet-setters fly to Venice just for her ultrasleek Oxfords with hidden ‘bent’ seams and minutely handstiched brogu…
Shoes in Castello

Giovanna Zanella

Woven, sculpted and crested like lagoon birds, Zanella’s shoes practically demand that red carpets unfurl before you. The Venetian designer makes shoes custom, so the answer is always: yes, you can get those peep-to…
Shoes in Cannaregio

Balducci Borse

Venice is not known for its leatherwork, but there's always an exception to the rule and Franco Balducci is it. Step through the door of his Cannaregio workshop and you can smell the quality of the handpicked Tuscan…