There aren’t many Black-owned Men’s shoe designers even at the major design houses, aside from Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton and Olivier Rousteing, Creative Director at Balmain.
There’s very little diversity in significant creative positions.
In the wake of the BLM fight against inequality and COVID-19’s ravage on Black-owned businesses. It is even more vital than ever to show your appreciation in support of Black-owned businesses.
Men’s style is always in need of improvement in the footwear space. Let’s shine the spotlight on these three kings.
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Armando Cabral is an incredible model and designer, and he has built his fashion brand around versatility, comfort, and modernism.
He is best known for the tremendous eponymous shoes he makes and has worked with many brands from H&M to Louis Vuitton. The designer was born in Guinea Bissau, spent most of his early years in Portugal, attended to school in England, and currently lives in New York.
Men drawn to sophisticated, refined, and mature designs should support his footwear brand. There is a great selection to choose from; derby shoes, espadrilles, sandals, loafers, and high-top sneakers.
Armando uses premium materials for his footwear and talented Italian craftsmanship and ensures that his shoes are beautiful but durable.
TucciPolo is also one of the few Black-owned Men’s shoe designer brands concentrating on handmade Italian shoes for men.
He earned international acclaim over a short time due to its detailed, uniquely stitched, and handmade patina shoes.
High profile celebrities have worn TucciPolo’s shoes, business executives. Some of the other features are the signature ombre patina and color-blocking finishes.
If you want to upgrade your work and formal wear, this may be your go-to brand.
Fabrice Tardieu was born in Haiti and launched his eponymous brand in 2014 after working with Giorgio Armani for some time.
The brand’s style is known for its hand-stitched leather runners, sneakers, and other shoes with comfortable rubber soles in a variety of colors and edgy styles.
This brand is for the shoe aficionados looking for a shoe brand with a laid-back luxury style.
If you know of any Black-owned Men’s Shoe Designers, please let us know. The more we know, we can share with our readers.