TRADITION MEETS FUTURE
Based in Langenfeld Germany, Ara remains a family business today still true to its founding principles; creating shoe fashion that fits you! For over six decades Ara has been dedicated to technical innovation, intensive quality control and creative flair. This passion has seen Ara grow in to one of Europe’s leading footwear manufacturers.
SUPERIOR FRENCH DESIGN
Arche was established in Paris in 1968 by Pierre-Robert Helaine, with the philosophy; “If you think too much, walk. If you can’t think, walk. If you think poorly, walk some more.” Arche shoes are designed in Paris, where all true fashion begins. With 100% natural latex soles, Arche shoes are the perfect synergy of comfort, style and durability.
Known for its flexible soles and amazingly comfortable heels, Brenda Zaro is the epitome of Spanish elegance. Designed and made in Spain for over 30 years, Brenda Zaro creates shoes for the diverse needs of women, from everyday comfort to exclusive occasion footwear.
Designed and made in Italy from Italian leathers, Clarus produce moccasins using the traditional genuine moccasin construction technique. Using only the softest leathers with innovative prints and colours, Clarus have been creating beautiful artisan moccasins for over 50 years.
FORM MEETS FUNCTION
Proudly a global family of shoe makers, Ecco combines comfort and fashion for the perfect fit. With a commitment to quality and comfort, Ecco uniquely controls the entire production process including their owning their own tanneries. Designed in Denmark, Ecco is fast becoming a household name associated with comfort and innovation.
Based in Rosenheim Germany and proudly a family business for over 60 years, Gabor is still managed by Achim Gabor, a 2nd generation shoe maker. Gabor fashion shoes are known for their commitment to quality which is a testament to their fine workmanship. Tradition isn’t everything though, Gabor shoes are characterised by their heritage and the application of innovation and new technology.
EXTRA LIGHT. EXTRAORDINARY.
Produced and designed in Spain, Gadea create shoes for luxurious walking. “Just as trends change with each collection, there are two factors that never change. One, the concept of brand design. The other, the commitment to select and shape the best materials.” With over 70 years of experience, Gadea provides your feet with the perfect combination of style and comfort.
ULTIMATE FRENCH COMFORT
Designed and made in France for over 50 years, Hirica is a perfect harmony of traditional quality and modern French style. Hirica uses only the finest hand-picked European leathers to create ultimate comfort in fabulous fashion colours.
A DREAM. A MISSION.
Hispanitas combines traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design to create richly coloured shoes and handbags. At Hispanitas, design starts with values. Designed and made in Spain, Hispanitas are finely crafted for urban, dynamic and enterprising modern women.
AUSTRIAN STYLE AND QUALITY
Based in Austria for over 70 years, Hogl has become a truly international brand. Using state of the art technology, carefully selected materials and excellent shoe making craft, Hogl delivers fashion footwear with optimal fit, soft uppers, and light flexible soles. “A beautiful shoe is a compliment to the woman wearing it.”
Based in Murcia in Eastern Spain since 1985, Kanna is known for its traditional shoe making techniques. Kanna handcrafts their jute soles to create truly authentic espadrilles for superior comfort and quality.
Exclusive to Mikko Shoes in New Zealand, Luca Grossi epitomises Tuscan quality. With over 30 years of experience in traditional shoe making, Luca Grossi bring creativity and style to its shoes while never neglecting traditional shoe making techniques.
Spanish designed Pikolinos brings together innovation and cutting-edge technology while remaining committed to having a minimal impact on the environment. These values are implemented through the use of vegetable tanned leathers, a paperless system and many more modernisations. Pikolinos shoes are comfortable, stylish and naturally good for you.
With over 130 years of experience, this family brand still develops the collection in its original factory in Tuttlingen, Germany. With their soft leather uppers and rubber soles, Rieker shoes are made to last, combining functionality with style.
Saben‘s collections are born to excite the senses and are recognised for their beautiful textural leathers, striking colour palette and exceptional designs. As one of New Zealand’s leading leather handbag and accessories labels, Saben’s collections have expanded into coveted luxurious handbags, small accessories, jewellery and luggage.
A WALK ON THE WISE SIDE
Austrian brand Think! believes that everything that goes against nature will not endure. Relying upon ecologically sustainable raw materials, this brand uses environmentally friendly vegetable tanned leathers and renewable materials in the construction of their shoes. The distinctive personality of Think! shoes epitomises Austrian quality and comfort.
COMFORT IS COOL
Made with love in Spain, Wonders believe that it’s the details that make the difference. Wonders has a focus on developing texture and softness in its leathers and design. With its fashion forward designs, Wonders proves that comfort is always in style.
Zinda is a Spanish footwear label that has origins in the early 1960’s. The brand has developed over time, embracing modern innovations, designs and materials while always remaining true to its core value – quality. With a commitment to the latest fashions, styles and colours are realised without compromising function or comfort.