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Based in Kobe

Sforzo. OPERA is an orthopedic bespoke shoe store which prides itself on the best fitting and design. Just like people’s faces are different, people’s feet are too. The right foot is not identical to your left foot. Now you do not have to try to match your feet to the shoe or go with the same designs as everyone else thanks to Sforzo. OPERA.


Kobe, Japan

Construction methods

Hand welted, Norweigan

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