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Founded 2015 in Japan
Based in Tokyo

Apego make bespoke shoes as well as running a repair shop in Higashigotanda in Tokyo. The brand was created by Masaki Azuma in 2015 and the doors opened in February 2016. Each pair take roughly 3 months to make.


Tokyo, Japan



Product ranges

MTO, Bespoke

Price range


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