An international community of Artists, designers and shoe lovers
We believe in
Fashion as an open and accessible platform
Shoes as a powerful medium
Authentic Italian manufacturing
AliveShoes is an independent and international organization that makes it possible for anyone to launch a shoe line worldwide. Our roots come from a place called the Shoe valley, in Le Marche, Italy. Here, 70 years ago people invented modern shoemaking and today most of the top fashion brands from Prada to Gucci design and manufacture their shoes.
We have a huge background in the shoe business. This range from design and production to branding and international sales. With a smart use of technology, we have created an easy and fun format that can transform anyone into a successful designer, as well as launch their career in the shoe industry incredibly fast. We supply design, communication and e-commerce tools and also take care of production and logistics.
We are always looking for artists, designers and shoe lovers to join our community and start their successful journey in the shoe industry with us. Are your the next one to step in? We really hope so!
If you want to spread a message, AliveShoes is a great media.
I grew up in a legendary Italian family of shoe-entrepreneurs of 3 generations. I am an insider of the shoe-industry.
I worked for 8+ years in the shoe industry as a product developer and marketer, opened shoe retail chains across the world and worked in many shoes R&D projects.
At the age of 19 i created the first digital shoe-customisator in the world. I worked additional 6 years in the digital world as a product developer.
I love shoes, i love fashion, i love digital. If you want to spread a message, AliveShoes is a great media.
Co-Founder and CTO
I am an Engineer with a bachelor’s in IT engineering and a master’s degree in automation engineering.
I started coding when i was 18, i am a Ruby on Rails fan. I like how software is eating the world and i love designing software that can impact and change entire industries.
I am also a classic piano musician since the age of 4.
Co-Founder and Chief Designer
I am 10+ years professional designer with very deep experience in Footwear design, 3D design and graphic design.
I worked for renowned fashion firms like Versace, Moncler and G-star & many design agencies worldwide.
I grew up in the Shoe Valley, designing footwear is my drug. I am a true fashion fanatic.
AliveShoes lets you design, make and distribute your own footwear. We offer design, communication, e-commerce and manufacturing tools to develop your brand from scratch and launch your product worldwide. Our shoes are 100% handmade in Le Marche, Italy (also known as "the Italian shoe valley").