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Founded 2007 in Italy
Based in Kumla, Sweden

With the idea to create modern Italian footwear representing the very best of Italian style and craftsmanship, Italigente creates shoes that fit your feet perfectly and will become even more beautiful after years of wearing.

By adapting a straightforward elegant design that respects and treasures the origin of the product, Italigente creates shoes for customers who recognise the pleasure of wearing handcrafted footwear. Shoes to cherish and to be proud of.

Italigente shoes are built using natural materials and made in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way, and can last for decades with good care and a few resoles. The company was founded in Milan, Italy in 2007 but is now based in Gothenburg, Sweden.


Kumla, Sweden, Italy



Construction methods

Blake Rapid

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Price range


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