Every pair of Phare shoes is handcrafted in a factory located just out of Florence, Italy. Here's a peek at the factory showing the many talented artisans and hours ( (over 40 hours per pair!!) that go into one pair of Phares. The factory is a family run business that was founded in 1946, that our creative director Petrina has worked with for many years. All of the compenents such as the leather outsoles and shoe boxes are hand crafted by artisans located near the factory to reduce the carbon foot print.
Each leather or fabric is made in Italy and is hand selected by our creative director and founder who travels to Milan and Florence to visit the tanneries. The tanneries work with some of the worlds leading luxury brands.
Here you can see our classic loafer being placed on the last to create the shape. A hand studded version of this loafer will be arriving at the online store soon!