Every woman loves shoes, half the population of women’s closet are packing with about 60% of shoes if we are not mistaken and to not look at this fashion must-have would be doing a disservice and trust us everyone deserves a good quality every now and then.
For this article we have painstakingly gone through some look-books of designers out there making it in the shoe business and although some impressed us, we saw a few who could still do better, but we couldn’t help but admire three designers who are actually unique with their designs, choice of color and quality of work they churn out little wonder they might be relatively new, but they are giving the old guns a run for their money and we feel we need to shine the spotlight on them.
Starting off with Lhambi, Lhambi is an upscale fashion company that creates footwear with the most exquisite and high quality materials from the most notable regions of South America and Europe. Each pair of shoes is made with love by skillfully bringing together style, elegance and creativity for women from all walks of life because “style has no limits”. The brand also have a popular slogan which says ‘Shoes for everyone’ and they wont be far from the truth, taking 5 minutes tour of the brands Instagram page and for a minute you might think you are on an Italian luxury shoe designers page until you read their Bio and realize that they are born and bred in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria and that would make you wonder how on earth did this brand create all this lush shoes of international standard.
Chelsea Paris is a women’s luxury footwear brand inspired by Designer Theresa Ebagua’s African heritage, made in Italy but Inspired by Nigeria. In 2012, designer Theresa Ebagua’s vision for luxury footwear inspired by her African heritage was brought to life and Chelsea Paris was born. Named after the designer’s daughters, Chelsea Paris is the embodiment of diverse creativity, global perspective and timeless luxury. European craftsmanship is seamlessly fused with Ebagua’s African-inspired designs, colors and prints. Chelsea Paris footwear is built for conscientious free spirits who refuse to compromise. Every pair of Chelsea Paris shoes is handmade exclusively by European artisans. Each seasonal collection relies on a blend of time-honored Italian craftsmanship and modern technology to bring the distinctive fit, formula, and innovations of Chelsea Paris to life.
And O! did we mention that Model Adut Akech is completely sold out to this brand. There is a reason she loves Chelsea Paris.
And Last But definitely not the least, House Of Dot Shop House of DOT is a premium Fashion and Lifestyle brand that designs and crafts handmade leather products (Bags, Shoes, Travel accessories, Small leather goods and Souvenirs) in Nigeria. The brand combines its African heritage, love of Haute Couture, and a distinct Design aesthetic in an innovative way to produce wearable art pieces that are conversation starters.
DOT was founded by Dorothy Ughenu in 2011 and became a registered business in 2014.