Interview: Del Toro Shoes CEO, Andrew Roberts

Loafers, slippers and sneakers that pair traditional Italian craftsmanship with a contemporary edge and even a bit of humor

Handmade in Naples and Milan, Del Toro shoes invoke the skills of artisans and their time-tested techniques. The cult luxury brand, which has changed hands several times since it was founded in 2005, is now under the care of CEO Andrew Roberts. Though outspoken in his reverence for the shoemakers in Italy and the undeniable value they contribute to the footwear, Roberts envisions a future for the …

Divid Mid

Flirting between combat boots and mid-top sneakers, the Divid Mid is a collaborative project between Muscovite designer Xenia Telunts and planet-conscious footwear brand Primury. The collaborators combined a gender-neutral ethos with a belief in long-lasting quality to create these organic canvas sneakers, which nod to the USSR principle of doing more with less. Price is in Pounds.

Tyre Slides

In vibrant, floral jacquard, YUME YUME’s Tyre Slides feature the Amsterdam-based brand’s signature sole shape with a new upper design inspired by folded bicycle tires. The unique silhouette, coupled with bright blue and orange, makes for a stunning pair of stylish slides. Price is in Euros.