Made in Italy
Made in Italy is a collection of top Italian shoe brands the likes of Planisphere, Scolaro, Wojas and Rebecca Rei. This assemblage of names were procured in Marche, Italy, a little region located in the central area of the culturally magnificent country. Gnossem visited Marche last year and met up with Italian shoe specialists, Mr. Maurizio Zampaloni and Mr. Romano Scolaro, who showed us the intricacies of how to construct a classic pair of Italian shoes from scratch, one of superb craftsmanship and unyielding quality. These are the same men who produce work for major fashion houses like Prada and Tod’s, and have been in the industry for decades. Their factories reside in Civitanova Market by Macerata, a picturesque city inhabited by longstanding cathedrals and stunning art galleries. Many locals work in the shoe industry, cultivating generation after generation of top artisans and artists who love what they do, even with the slow economy that has greatly slowed business for these...


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