• Gapelii
  • PR Boost
  • GQ
  • International Media
  • AliveShoes

GAPELII brand was recently featured on GQ, one of the most prestigious fashion magazines in the world.

It’s another exclusive project published in a world-class magazine thanks to the PR Boost service by the AliveShoes team. 

Our team aims to make designs from the AliveShoes platform visible in the most important national and international fashion magazines and to other important influencers.

GAPELII brand appeared on the GQ website for a week

Photos created by the brand were the background for the fashion, lifestyle and news sections of the online magazine.

Specific banner featuring the design appeared in the week’s most important articles.

In the magazine’s main sections, there were vertical banners featuring the brand and the shoe photos.


About the brand and style of Gapelii

Gapelii Brand Is an emerging high-end luxury shoe company offering the latest in men’s women's and youth styles handcrafted in Italy. Gapelii stands for (Growth, Ambition, Prosperity, Elevate, Lifestyle, Innovation, and Influence.) This is the foundation and core vision behind Gapelii Brand. A classic skaters style low-top sneaker, with the logo on the tongue. The shoe is made of genuine Italian leather, natural cotton laces and metal reinforced eyelets.

About the man behind the brand: Toja Hodge

Gapelli Brand was founded in August 2019 by Founder & CEO, Toja Hodge and Co- Founder/Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Akufo in Hobbs, NM. The clothing company grew from a vision by Toja Hodge of creating a fashion brand that would not only provide the best quality in material and comfort for customers but, represent all demographics throughout the world and provide a unique and sustainable means to support our local communities. Gapelii Brand was also created to inspire youth and other young entrepreneurs to pursue their goals, dreams and passions and furthermore, prove that a small-town, Black-owned business can evolve and develop to have a significant impact on our fashion industry and the world if there is a determination to do so. Gapelii Brand currently operates out of Hobbs, New Mexico and the San Francisco Bay Area in California, serving customers in the U.S. and internationally across the globe.