I am not interested in the past, except as the road to the future. I think it's the responsibility of a designer to try to break rules and barriers. Comfort is very important to me. I think people live better in big houses and in big clothes. Women are more sure of themselves today. They don't have to emulate the way men dress.

Handmade italian shoes

Ever wonder how a pair of shoes really comes together? At the Contarini 5, every shoe is made completely by hand using decades-old techniques, patterns and equipment. All of our shoes hold true to the mission of italian design: to create beautiful yet healthy and comfortable shoes that will last for years. Here is a look into shoemaking process.