Tagged American-made

Manufacturing facility for Allen Edmonds handcrafted shoes
3

The art of handcrafted shoes

My trip to visit the Allen Edmonds shoe manufacturing facility began with this advice from my husband Phil: “Whatever you do, don’t be yourself,” he said as he dropped me off at the airport. “You’ll drive them crazy.” Sigh. He really was trying to be helpful, because he knows that in any new situation, I…

Bespoke shoes competition winners
9

The art of shoemaking: Bespoke shoes defined

This post is about the art – or craft, depending on whom you ask – of shoemaking. If you’ve ever wanted to design your own shoes, or order a pair of bespoke shoes, this post is for you. FYI,”bespoke” refers to a garment or pair of shoes that are made to a customer’s individual measurements and…

Eco friendly footwear designer Stephanie Nicora of Nicora Johns
1

Nicora Johns: Eco friendly footwear

Shoemaker spotlight: An occasional feature about the people making big strides in the shoe industry   For this post, I interviewed Stephanie Nicora, founder of Nicora Johns, which offers “eco-friendly, cruelty free, and affordable handmade shoes” manufactured in Los Angeles, CA. Stephanie was named PETA’s 2014 Most Talented New Designer. In her spare time, she…

Copyright 2015 © WingTip Women | Website Design by 90 Degree Design | Privacy Policy