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A New Pair of Shoes
Shoe fans will find a growing supply of locally made, high-quality, original and fun styles in Santiago, Chile.
photo: Macarena Achurra | production: Macarena Fernández. Black & tangerine heels by ZapaTería Maestra; Brown & beige heels by Bárbara Briones; “Optic cubes” shelves by Kartell, MONDÓ
01. Bárbara Briones
After studying in Buenos Aires, London and Florence, Bárbara Briones returned to Chile to launch her flirtatious and innovative shoe collections. With the support of a team of craftsmen who make each shoe by hand, she uses fabrics and metallic leather to create true works of art. Her signature style is a bold but feminine blend of textures and colors.Alonso de Córdova 4034, Vitacura
02. Z&D Makers
This store already has many fans who anxiously await the arrival of each new collection. Z&D Makers revisit classic styles using select, very high-quality materials, an approach that has made every one of their shoes a complete success. Moccasins, Oxfords, boots and nautical styles are made by a team of cobblers who are experts in traditional techniques. Each pair of shoes goes through at least seven stages, from the selection of the materials to the presentation of the finished product. There’s no doubt that their slogan is right: Handmade feels good!Av. Los Conquistadores 2125, Providencia
03. Zapatería Maestra
Designer Mónica Infante’s creations represent a return to the art of handmade shoes. She uses materials like leather and wood to turn out unique products. Both men and women will find a small selection of vintage-inspired and all-weather shoes in her workshop. Infante also offers her clients custom-made options. All of her styles are available in a wide selection of leathers and colors.Boonen Rivera 2371, Ñuñoa
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