Our Shoemakers Family


Stories from a shoemaker

Meet some of our workers

It’s in the modelling department, where the shoes begin to take shape with the transformation of the designer’s drawing into an exact form, divided by pieces to afterwards proceed to the next phase of the process. Here, we’re able to watch for the 1st time, the prototype of how the shoes will look like.

Counting with an experience of more than 30 years, Vitor it’s a part of our family for 9 years as part of the modelling department. He began his journey with a professional course of modelling in a technical school.

With an attentive look to people feet, he likes to watch different types of shoes to keep himself always updated with the new trends.


His favourite line is Charme (Charme Line) shoe2





Besides being the tallest, Mr João has been a part of our family for 9 years, now. 

Nevertheless, his journey in the world of shoes started a long time ago, 47 years ago, when he was only 13 years. Advice by his parents, he took a modelling course in the heart of the traditional shoe-making centre, discovering his life job. 

He already has done a little of everything, from modelling to the finishes. Now, in the department of finishes, he is responsible for controlling each pair at the end of the process, checking them thoroughly to make sure that there are no defects to afterwards be sent to the clients.


His favourite line is Broom. (Broom Line) shoe3