Our Mission

Italian Shoe Factory gives you the power to create your own unique custom shoes. By bringing together a top-notch design platform, endless customization options and state-of-the-art manufacturing, we help you create something truly unique.

Our Story

With three generations of family artistry, design knowledge and experience, Italian Shoe Factory is the foremost manufacturer of custom made shoes worldwide. Offering services to both private label brands and individual clientele, the owner Amin Virani has been supervising the entire manufacturing process for over 20 years now. Delivering exceptional custom shoes with the highest quality of workmanship.

Shoemaking is truly a form of art and to achieve the utmost quality, a precise level of workmanship is required. With decades of experience, we have done all the research for you, so when a client comes to us with a project we immediately know the right material & components suppliers that can help us achieve your vision. Start your own shoe line with us.

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Our Team

Our Team

We are team of creatives. From craftspeople, designers, consultants and technicians, we are the people who can take your idea and transform it into a functional prototype that is production ready. Many of our craftspeople have been with us for more than 20 years and are highly experienced in the dying art of handmade shoemaking. Our team is our family and we strive for a culture of open mindedness & humility.

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Sustainable Manufacturing Approach

Sustainable manufacturing is at the core of all our operations and it starts right at the procurement stage of raw materials. We strive to create ethical shoes & products using economically sound processes. Minimizing the negative environmental impacts on society, while conserving energy and natural resources. Our craftsmen are at the core of our manufacturing process, and thus we treat our employees fairly in order to enhance the community at large.

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Our design and production HQ is located in Dubai, UAE – the new fashion capital of the world.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is no minimum order quantity with us. We can produce 1 or several pairs of shoes depending on the clients requirements. However, price per pair will be determined on several factors such as shoe design, the shoe last utilized, the materials, custom components, time for production etc.

For development of new designs, what you need to get started are detailed sketches and production ready tech-packs.

If you have an initial idea or sketch but do not have the technical know-how to translate those sketches into a production ready tech-pack, then our in-house design team can help to recreate the sketch and make it production ready.

Prototyping and sample making refers to the development of new styles. It involves creating products and shoe collections based on new designs and specifications. The designs can be provided by you (if you are an experienced shoe designer) or ask our Design Team to help interpreting your ideas and get production-ready sketches. Only after the prototyping and sample making phase is complete, production (of the bulk order) can start.

The cost for prototyping and sample making is generally in the range 1,000 to 3,000 Euro per style. The price may vary depending on complexity of design, materials chosen, hardware and embellishments (if any), or if particular shoemaking techniques are necessary.

Yes we do offer worldwide shipping at. Cost of shipping is not included on made to order & wholesale products. Taxes may apply as per country.

5-8 weeks (excluding shipping)

Note: take into account Italian holidays: 2-3 weeks in August and 1-2 weeks at the end of December.