If you want to identify the best sneakers, you need to look very closely at how they’re made. A shoe that carries the label “Made in Italy” could be manufactured in other countries, with only the last step being performed in Italy.
That’s not how we do things.
All steps - from design to cutting the leather to boxing the shoe - take place at our partner manufacturer in Veneto, Italy. They are working with the leading luxury labels of the world due to our long relationship we are able to offer the shoes to everyone
We take made in Italy Very serious. Soles, leather, and even our shoe boxes are sourced in the immediate region surrounding our manufacturer in the hillsides of Veneto.
When it comes to the shoe, other brands use pre-made components such as coated, lower quality skins and pre bought components such as margom soles we invest heavily in our product make and mould our own soles to create a unique and perfect fitting sole. We take no shortcuts and only use the highest quality leather for our sneakers. After a few weeks of wear, you see the difference: Our shoes stay nicer and adjust comfortably to your feet.
Tradition sometimes needs to be shaken up. Instead of adhering to antiquated fashion industry ideas of seasons and trend cycles, we take a fresh approach to releasing new, affordable product. Each month, we launch a new style, growing our men’s and women’s footwear collections while creating dialogue and connection with our clients—not to mention more immediate gratification.
Louis Leeman is a Dutch-born designer with a passion for handcrafted shoemaking that has taken him on an incredible journey through Italy's top fashion institutes, including Palimoda Institute in Florence and Milan's Institute Marangoni. Along the way, Louis honed his talents while working with major fashion houses such as Roberto Cavalli, Casadei, and many others.
In 2012, Louis noticed a gap in the market for finely made men's shoes with a strong personality and decided to create an eponymous brand. Louis Leeman is a contemporary luxury label that draws inspiration from counterculture references, vibrant art forms, and European craftsmanship. From the beginning, the brand's ethos has been to deliver high-quality shoes that are beautifully designed and detailed at an attainable price point.
In 2015, Louis Leeman made a move to Los Angeles, where the brand's attitude began to evolve to reflect the cool, casual vibe for which Southern California is so beloved around the world. The Louis Leeman collection is crafted by hand in a low-volume Italian atelier, making it a perfect fit for individuals who like a bit of attention and use fashion to stand out for all the right reasons.
If you're looking for finely crafted shoes that are unique, stylish, and designed to impress, Louis Leeman is the brand for you. With a focus on high-quality materials, attention to detail, and a commitment to excellence, Louis Leeman is a name you can trust when it comes to luxury footwear.
In 2012, noticing an opportunity in the market for finely made men’s shoes with strong personality, Louis felt compelled to create an eponymous brand. He founded Louis Leeman, a contemporary luxury label informed dynamically by counterculture references, vibrant art forms and European craftsmanship.
Since the beginning, the brand ethos has been to deliver high-quality shoes, beautifully designed and detailed, at an attainable price point. With a move to Los Angeles in 2015, the attitude began evolving to reflect the cool, casual vibe for which Southern California is so beloved around the world.
Louis’ collection, crafted by hand in a low-volume Italian atelier, is for individuals who like a bit of attention and who use fashion to stand out for all the right reasons.