Launch
your line

  • Become a footwear superstar
  • The best Italian quality
Masculine Footwear designed by Hasan Yates
How it works
  • Apply as a designer

    We look for creative people with a good sense of design and great motivation. Experience is welcome but not required. Participation in the program is free of charge.

  • Design your own custom shoes online

    Make your own custom shoes from more than 70 style genres and a wide variety of colors and materials. Add your own logos and even customize the packaging.

  • Start selling and earning

    Reach your first seven pre-order sales to start shoe production, then continue selling more shoes through your custom e-shop. Earn $30 profit on each pair sold.

An Amazing Opportunity to Showcase Your Creativity
  • Melody Moon customized made in Italy sneakers by Selena Robinson
    Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

    MELODY MOON
    By Selena Robinson (US)

    HEELED BOOT

    A beautiful custom biker boot style with a unique and trendy NYC vibe, featuring vintage red and blue textiles and genuine Italian leather.

  • Go customized made in Italy sneakers by Dennard Johnson
    Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

    GO
    By Dennard Johnson (US)

    FASHION STRAP HI TOP

    GO is a very unique custom high-top sneaker design that merges futuristic fashion themes with old school camouflage style.

  • Chaos customized made in Italy sneakers by Jaxon Yang
    Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

    CHAOS
    By Jaxon Yang (US)

    TRADITIONAL MONK STRAP

    This elegant monk strap concept combines a classic look with fashionable style and genuine Italian craftsmanship.

  • Copacets-Gum customized made in Italy sneakers by Marcus
    Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

    COPACETS-GUM
    By Marcus Cotton (US)

    POPO-INSPIRED SNEAKER

    Inspired by the world of polo players, the design is made of dark blue aged Italian leather for a unique Italian quality touch. 

  • Raven customized made in Italy sneakers by Jaxon Yang
    Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

    RAVEN
    By Jaxon Yang (US)

    ANKLE BOOT PLATFORM STILETTO

    A high-heel platform ankle boot features sleek styling designed for a fierce look. This platform boot has a round toe and a 12-cm (4.8-inch) heel.

  • Eunice customized made in Italy sneakers by Eunice W
    Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

    EUNICE
    By Eunice W (US)

    LACE-UP WEDGE SNEAKER

    Make a feminine and sporty statement in this redesigned wedge sneaker made with genuine Italian suede plus a 7-cm (2.8-inch) hidden wedge.

Melody Moon customized made in Italy sneakers by Selena Robinson
Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

MELODY MOON
By Selena Robinson (US)

HEELED BOOT

A beautiful custom biker boot style with a unique and trendy NYC vibe, featuring vintage red and blue textiles and genuine Italian leather.

Go customized made in Italy sneakers by Dennard Johnson
Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

GO
By Dennard Johnson (US)

FASHION STRAP HI TOP

GO is a very unique custom high-top sneaker design that merges futuristic fashion themes with old school camouflage style.

Chaos customized made in Italy sneakers by Jaxon Yang
Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

CHAOS
By Jaxon Yang (US)

TRADITIONAL MONK STRAP

This elegant monk strap concept combines a classic look with fashionable style and genuine Italian craftsmanship.

Copacets-Gum customized made in Italy sneakers by Marcus
Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

COPACETS-GUM
By Marcus Cotton (US)

POPO-INSPIRED SNEAKER

Inspired by the world of polo players, the design is made of dark blue aged Italian leather for a unique Italian quality touch. 

Raven customized made in Italy sneakers by Jaxon Yang
Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

RAVEN
By Jaxon Yang (US)

ANKLE BOOT PLATFORM STILETTO

A high-heel platform ankle boot features sleek styling designed for a fierce look. This platform boot has a round toe and a 12-cm (4.8-inch) heel.

Eunice customized made in Italy sneakers by Eunice W
Shoemaker - create your own custom sneakers

EUNICE
By Eunice W (US)

LACE-UP WEDGE SNEAKER

Make a feminine and sporty statement in this redesigned wedge sneaker made with genuine Italian suede plus a 7-cm (2.8-inch) hidden wedge.

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Launch a Shoe Line
Custom sneakers - design and sell your own shoes today
  • A new generations of consumers looking for new products

    Millennials and teenagers look for limited-edition products and independent brands, and want to support new designers just like you.

  • Big and traditional footwear brands are struggling

    Old school footwear and fashion brands can't keep up with new markets, new trends and the Internet.

  • Social media and E-commerce are at full power

    E-commerce is growing fast with social media as a great way to promote fashion and new brands online. Retail is falling behind.

Custom sneakers - design and sell your own shoes today

IT’S NOT JUST YOUR SHOES, IT'S YOUR MOVEMENT

Starting a custom shoes label can feel like conquering the world! Make your own shoes and take the lead of your brand.

MORE ABOUT ALIVESHOES

Turn customers
into ambassadors

Get your customers involved from day one as ambassadors for your brand. Give them the chance to pre-order your custom shoes and spread the word about your designs.

Apply for free

Plenty of design options

Design your own shoes with more than 70 type of bases, customize shoes with limited-edition options and plenty of colors and materials. Use your own logos and make your own packaging.

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Never worry about production & logistics

Production, shipping and customer service? It’s all on us. You can make your own shoes and sell with zero risk on your side. We’ve got your back!

Apply for free

Easily sell through your custom e-shop

Start selling and showcasing your design through your own custom web and mobile e-shop.

SEE HOW IT WORKS

Have lots of fun and earn great money, too

Designing and selling your own shoes is a hell of a lot of fun, and you'll make some cool cash, too, with $30 profit on each pair sold.

Apply for free

The best Italian custom shoes manufacturing

All custom shoes are handcrafted by Italian artisans with the best Italian leathers, just like the big brands.

More about manufacturing
ALIVESHOES IS A LAUNCHPAD
FOR YOUR CREATIVITY

“AliveShoes doesn’t stop at getting you started. We’ll boost your visibility and support you in creating a professional footwear brand.”

Design and sell your shoes online

Luca Botticelli

CO-FOUNDER & CEO ALIVESHOES
  • Apply to AliveShoes

  • Design your own shoes online

  • Start selling and earning

  • Use our free
    PR BOOST service (at 10 sales)

  • Use our free BRAND BOOST service (at 50 sales)

PR BOOST

Gain free access to our international PR service when you reach 10 sales

launch your own custom shoes Join our top fashion PR network for a huge boost in visibility of your line. LEARN MORE
BRAND BOOST

Gain free access to additional resources when you reach 50 sales

create your own designer shoes Access our elite shoe development network in Italy for a boost in branding, design and marketing. LEARN MORE
What people are saying
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“It was a dream come true to design and sell my own signature shoe.”

Matt Hill

USA
Designer shoes made in Italy - your style
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“This is a dream come true! I want to be able to share and spread my love to everyone by creating these slip-ons!”

Eva Young

THE NETHERLANDS
Italian shoes, designed by you
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“AliveShoes gives a great and easy solution to launch your brand, so you can focus on marketing and design.”

Patrick Korytko

GERMANY
Make your own shoes - take a first step today
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“I started for fun; turned out most of my friends are wearing my shoes. It's insane!”

Yu Bai

CHINA
Start designing your own custom shoes today
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“I was totally blown away by the professionalism and quality of the AliveShoes team.”

Sasha P

NIGERIA
Design your own shoes and we will help you launch your brand
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“This platform has taken me and my brand to ventures which I could have never imagined.”

Hasan Yates

USA
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“There’s nothing more exciting than conceiving of a shoe brand that actually makes it to the reality stage.”

Raghubir Kintisch

USA
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“The platform process allows upcoming designers to create, encourage and hone their passion for shoes.”

Rj Santiago

USA
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“It all started with making money to buy stuff for my dog. Half of my neighborhood is now wearing my shoes!”

Frederick Michielsen

BELGIUM
Create your own shoes and sell them on AliveShoes!
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“Thanks, AliveShoes, for making my dream come true!”

Andy Vande Voorde

BELGIUM
  • Start building customized shoes for your brand
  • Customize and sell your own shoes
  • Italian shoes, created by you - start selling your designs
  • Create your own custom Italian shoes
  • launch your own shoe brand
  • Make your own shoes, start your online business

Ready to start?

Apply now and grab the unique opportunity to develop your vision, make your own shoes and launch your own shoe line out there.

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AliveShoes has lofty ambitions to radically
re-invent the shoemaking process

AliveShoes gives talented and creative people all over the world the professional resources to design their own custom shoes and launch a shoe line from scratch. We take care of all production and logistics from Le Marche, Italy, the most exclusive and prestigious shoemaking district in the world.
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AliveShoes gives talented and creative people all over the world the professional resources to design their own custom shoes and launch a shoe line from scratch. We take care of all production and logistics from Le Marche, Italy, the most exclusive and prestigious shoemaking district in the world.
APPLY NOW