Italian Shoe Brands We Love

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The Made in Italy tag continually exudes craftsmanship, quality, and beauty. And when placed inside a gorgeous high-heel pump, sultry sandal, or sexy tall leather boot, this prestigious tag speaks volumes. The history of Italian shoemaking is an essential ingredient in the allure of Italian shoe brands. The country’s remarkable leather is at the core of its history and Italy’s global recognition in the luxury shoe industry. Italian’s have spent thousands of years perfecting the design and craftsmanship of shoes, so it is no surprise that many of the most beautiful and luxurious shoes come from Italian shoe brands. Here are 8 Lh favorites!

Italian Shoe Brands We Love!


Co-founded in 2011 by Columbian-born Edgardo Osorio, Aquazzura‘s stylish footwear strikes the perfect balance between modernity and impeccable craftsmanship. Sensual, colorful, wearable, and luxurious are just a few adjectives that describe Aquazzura‘s highly desirable shoe designs.

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(Photo: Courtesy of Aquazzure)
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Aquazzura for De Gournay (Photo: Courtesy of Aquazzura)


Established in 2013 by Nicolò Beretta, Giannico‘s stunning shoe creations have caught the eyes and hearts of fashion icons and high society ladies around the globe. Born in Milan, Nicolò’s innate sense of style is clear in the artistry of his collections.

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(Photo: Courtesy of Giannico)
(Photo: Courtesy of Giannico)


Known for his sculptural, luxurious jeweled shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti is one of the most famous Italian shoe designers. Their beautifully crafted footwear is a go-to for celebrities and fashionistas around the world.

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(Photo: Courtesy of Giuseppe Zanotti)
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Beau Rose Sandals by Giuseppe Zanotti (Photo: Courtesy of Giuseppe Zanotti)


One of the world’s most renowned Italian fashion brands, Gucci‘s name is synonymous with luxury. Offering everything from clothing to accessories, Gucci‘s leather craftsmanship is unlike any other, making their shoes a top choice for many of the world’s most elegant and sophisticated women.

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Suede Pump with Removable Bow (Photo: Courtesy of Gucci)
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Gucci Python and GG Supreme Pumps (Photo: Courtesy of Gucci)


Structured blocks of color and feminine allure mixed with glimmering details and striking prints compose Nº21‘s delightful shoe designs. Founded in 2010 by Alessandro Dell’Acqua, this contemporary Italian shoe brand has become an instant success.

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N.21 Jacquard Bow Mules (Photo: Courtesy of N.21)
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N.21 Satin Bow Mules (Photo: Courtesy of N.21)


On a mission to create the perfect shoe, “capable of expressing elegance and strength,” founders Amina Muddai and Irina Curutz’s shoe designs are bold, striking, and playful. Look for their signature magenta lining and cushioned insole for impeccable comfort.

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(Photo: Courtesy of Oscar Tiye)
oscar tiye shoe brand
Antoinette Sandal Pink Ciniglia, F/W 17-18 (Photo: Courtesy of Oscar Tiye)


Perhaps the most famous Italian shoe designer, Salvatore Ferragamo the man was known as ‘shoemaker to the stars.’ His legacy lives on today as the Salvatore Ferragamo brand continues to create beautifully crafted and elegant shoe art.

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Graphic Woven Bootie with Cage Flower Heel (Photo: Courtesy of Salvatore Ferragamo)
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Flower Heel Sandal (Photo: Courtesy of Salvatore Ferragramo)


Italian craftsmanship and classic feminine allure are at the heart of Sergio Rossi. Born to a shoemaker, Sergio Rossi grew up in a world of shoes. Today, the brand’s geometric and colorful designs make women around the world feel beautiful and sexy.

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(Photo: Courtesy of Sergio Rossi)
sergio rossi shoe brand
(Photo: Courtesy of Sergio Rossi)

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