Direct-to-Consumer OneGround Shoes

Casual, handmade leather shoes at an accessible price

Direct-to-consumer manufacturing companies like Everlane and Warby Parker have attracted a devoted customer following by offering attractive, top-quality products at a fraction of their traditional retail costs. Businessmen, tech geeks and shoe fanatics Nilton Duque, Emre Ulasti and Eamon Walsh are aiming to do the same with OneGround, which aims to manufacture and sell casual designer footwear for a fifth of the price—should their Kickstarter …