Shoes: more than just a practical necessity, they are the finishing touch to any look. And, as any fashionista or dapper gentleman will tell you, it’s crucial that every pair is well made and able to withstand anything that comes its way. If you too appreciate durability mixed in with a whole lot of style, look no further! Today’s selection of handmade Italian leather shoes will have clicking “Add to Cart” before you know it.
Ranging from adorable to elegant and from dapper to casual cool, there’s a style for everyone… and all of them are made out of the finest Italian leathers. Start shopping here:
1. MARY JANES Flat Shoes by AutoGrafNewYork
Rejoice, girls! This classic shoe style now comes rendered in a beautiful gold metallic hue that makes it perfect for all of your fancy weekend outings. And if you’re struggling to see how you can wear it so that it looks both fun and flirty, look no further than your favorite mini skirt. Pair a black mini with a light pussybow blouse, add a few matching golden accessories and you’ll look like you’ve just stepped out of the pages of a magazine.
The sweet and delicate silhouette of these handmade Italian leather shoes also goes perfectly with a more casual look. Simply wear them with a pair of boyfriend jeans and a loose tee – their comfortable soles and shiny looks will give you energy for running around each day! ;)
Available from AutoGrafNewYork
2. Pointy Old Pink Handmade Leather Loafers by elehandmade
Another day, another pair? Why not? These sweet pointy flats will be your perfect off-duty allies. So perfect in fact, that you can wear them even with a vintage inspired look – those are so hot right now! Embrace the grandma chic aesthetics and wear them with a pair of fancy socks, a light pleated midi skirt and a sheer top for a cooler-than-you look.
And don’t be concerned about looking too sober or over the top – their dusty pink hue will steer your entire ensemble straight back into an elegant and feminine territory.
Available from elehandmade
3. Grey Python Classic Pumps by MonSoulier
And now, ladies, say hello to the classic black pumps! Made from black printed leather, these shoes are indispensable when it comes to office-ready outfits. Wear them with tailored pieces during the work week, but know that they’re versatile enough for a fancy Friday evening outing as well. These heels are exactly the comfortable classics your wardrobe has been longing for.
And don’t worry: they’re still handmade Italian leather shoes, even though the actual design process takes place in France. The best of both (very stylish) worlds!
Available from MonSoulier
4. Handcrafted Italian Wingtip Shoes by TognoniShoes
It’s your turn, gentlemen: if you’ve always wished to find that one impeccable pair of wingtips, now’s your chance! These stop-and-stare handmade Italian leather shoes are an essential addition to any man’s style repertoire. Crafted out of first choice leather, each and every pair of these are hand cut, painted, cleaned and polished by artisans in sunny Tuscany.
Available in five irresistible hues (cognac, dark brown, yellow, green and ivory) – the only difficult decision you’ll have to face now is picking out your favorite!
Available from TognoniShoes
5. Desert Boots by Rogante
The ultimate in casual, day-to-day comfort, desert boots should be an intrinsic piece in every man’s closet. This classic style can be worn with both suits or jeans, making it one of the most versatile type of shoes one can wish for. And what better way to welcome them into your life than by picking out a new and entirely handmade pair in a dashing navy blue color?
Mostly made from genuine leather from the best tanneries in Tuscany, these shoes also feature other top quality materials: suede for the upper, calf for the lining and crepe rubber for the soles. And if that doesn’t seal the deal, you should also know that they are made to order, so half sizes as well and irregular numbers are also available. What are you waiting for? Click through! ;)
Available from Rogante