Finding stylish shoes is a challenge for many; even more so, when searching for a broad range of sizes and styles. Many give up on shopping for shoes in Singapore as they really just don’t know where to shop.
Here are our top 6 local shoe designers who have created collections that are not just stylish, but also affordable, genuine leather and cater for a broad range of sizes. They are proof that it is possible to find fashionable flats, wedges and heels by local designers in Singapore!
Atelier Fang was founded by ShiQi Fang, a shoe addict. A rising local label that boasts a superb collection of perfectly designed and produced shoes and clutches, Atelier Fang has three supurb collections – classic, provocative and tongue & chic. The designs are inspired from Ms Fang’s adventures around the world. Sizing up to size 42. Items range from S$200. Available at Atelier Fang Boutique at Mandarin Gallery or http://www.atelierfang.com/
Emblem focuses on creating classic, edgy pieces with a pulse of vintage. Emblem’s creations are crafted out of limited local materials making them truly unique pieces. Emblem applies vibrant stand-out colours and finely layers their stilettoes with python skin. Available at Quintessential, The Emporium Millenia Walk and http://www.emblemboutique.bigcartel.com
indyK, founded by Karen Wohlsen, began as an idea to create and sell a range of shoes for women with a taste for practical, easy chic. indyK is a perfect fit for women who believe that less is forever chic; women who are looking to stand out from the crowd or go unnoticed. Sizing up to size 42 and special orders up to size 45. Items ranging from S$50. Available at The Emporium Wheelock Place and The Emporium Millenia Walk
After a long love affair with shoes, the ladies behind Shito, Alice Soedirman and Cheryl Mok launched their label in 2009. Shito thrives to deliver quality products and innovative fashion trends by producing top of the line well-heeled shoes. Their latest SS13 collection, A Boogie Wonderland, is inspired by all the retro 70s glitters and disco in New York City. The chic and feminine designs come in stripes, swirling heels, glitter bows, and snake skin leather. Available at Parco, The Editors Market, Muse, Antipodean, Ztamp and http://www.shitoonline.com
Shumoo is all about kicking off your heels and going flat! Founded in 2007 by Melissa Eaton (Moo), Shumoo creates luxurious flat shoes that can lead you from day to night. Shumoo provide flats of ultimate style and comfort that pair well with many styles; smart and sophisticated with a suit, fun and sassy for the evening and stylishly chic with casual wear. Shumoo has added padding on all in-soles, therefore there is no need to worry about getting tired and having aching feet at the end of a long day. Sizing up to size 42 (or 10 UK). Items ranging from S$120. Available at Antipodean, SOLE 2 SOLE, Ribbon and Roses and http://www.shumoo.com
Founded by Tui Pascale Arielle Sang in 2006, IIE designs exotic skin footwear and accessories that are ethically handmade. Made of the highest quality materials and high standard finishing, IIE creates a broad range of flats, sandals and heels for women of all ages. Items range from S$50. Available at http://www.thetuicollection.com/
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