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The modern voice of classic elegance

Sutor Mantellassi

Famed Italian shoemaker Sutor Mantellassi was founded in 1912, with brothers Enea and Ettorre opening their first workshop just outside of Florence with an ambition to create footwear of unprecedented quality. Although initially offering only a bespoke service, the brand started creating ready-to-wear collections in the 1960s, while still maintaining the high standards of made-to-measure shoemaking, alongside the signature blue sole. After a production hiatus, the brand re-launched at Pitti Uomo in 2015, much to the glee of footwear enthusiasts who appreciate a brand with unique heritage and world-class craftsmanship.