Cult Canadian footwear designer John Fluevog defies expectation and convention in his mission to produce “Unique Soles for Unique Souls”. Infamous for a defiantly ‘anti-fashion’ aesthetic and worshipped for their comfort, John Fluevog shoes has a fiercely loyal fan base. The cult of Fluevog celebrates individuality and embraces weirdness, empowering its devoted legion of followers (Fluevoggers) to create their own personal sense of style.
Founded in Berlin by designers Michael Oehler and Angela Spieth, Trippen have established a strong reputation for innovative and conscientious design and production. Occasionally utilitarian although often architectural and avant garde in style, Trippen develop their collections through experimentation with pattern making and the natural qualities of leather rather than following short-lived trends. The integrity of the label is evident in every pair of Trippen shoes.
Tracey Neuls launched her eponymous label in 2000 and has rapidly established herself as a leader in contemporary footwear design. Designed in London and handmade in Portugal, Tracey Neuls’ collections offer an individual viewpoint with keen emphasis placed upon intelligence of design and craftsmanship. Initially sculpting her unique toe shapes from plasticine, Tracey creates footwear designed to compliment and flatter the foot’s shape without sacrificing on comfort or style.
POST SOLE STUDIO
Local designers/makers/legends Post Sole Studio are a talented and dedicated shoemaking duo based in Abbotsford, Melbourne. An all-woman enterprise, P.S.S produced for independent local and international labels before recently launching their own footwear collection. For winter 2016, Post Sole Studio have produced a limited run of their handmade derby shoes for soleDevotion in custom leathers. We're excited to be the exclusive stockist of P.S.S footwear in Melbourne's CBD.
ORLA KIELY X CLARKS
"Queen of Print" Orla Kiely has come together with Clarks UK for a strictly limited collaboration. Combining Orla's iconic retro aesthetic with Clarks' shoemaking expertise, the collections are as covetable as they are comfortable. Vintage-inspired shapes, colours and proportions take their cues from the 1970s, balancing a chunky heeled look with playful, graphic features and contrasting leathers. The final collection of this highly sought-after collaboration is in store now at soleDevotion.
Rivieras Leisure Shoes have reinvigorated casual holiday attire with their relaxed yet refined take on 1950s style plimsoll shoes. Designed in France and made in Spain, Rivieras breezy, lightweight unisex footwear is designed for lounging by the pool, beside the sea or on deck.
Boutique French label Bonne Maison create seasonal collections of luxurious chausettes. Intricate patterns with incredible detail are made possible by the use of fine gauge, high quality Egyptian cotton yarn spun in Italy especially for Bonne Maison. These beguiling socks provide a sense of everyday indulgence and are a true joy to wear.
Instantly recognisable for her vibrant, original and fun hand-drawn prints, South Australian artist/accessories designer Julie White is quickly becoming a darling of the local fashion scene. Building on the tradition of contemporary Australiana, Julie’s stylized interpretations of native flora and fauna capture the mystery and excitement of the bush, the desert and the sea, with an exuberance that is entirely her own.
After spending almost a decade in the UK men’s accessories industry, Fortis Green founder Ray Willmoth embarked upon a quest to develop and perfect the ultimate men’s dress sock – comfortable, soft, durable; stylish and interesting. Fortis Green’s collections of fine gauge, hand-finished socks are manufactured in Portugal using Egyptian mercerized cotton, resulting in a luxurious, silky feel and incredible vibrancy.
Formulated and handmade in Portland, Oregon, Otter Wax produce simple, all-natural leather care and fabric care products. The company is committed to using humanely harvested beeswax and lanolin with plant-based ingredients from sustainably harvested sources. Otter Wax products do not contain any animal fats, petroleum distillates, mineral oils or chemical preservatives – proof that it is possible to create effective products ethically.