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Founded 1988 in France
Based in Paris

Donegan opened their first shop in 1988 in Paris. Passionate about shoes, Francois de Virieu began to imagine and design shoes. He selects the leathers and draws the shapes with great attention to fit, comfort and aesthetics.

Donegan combines the expertise of English shoemaking and French creativity with rigorous perfectionism.


Paris, France



Construction methods

Goodyear welted

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Price range


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