Berluti, a name synonymous with style, elegance and unparalleled craftsmanship – founded by Alessandro Berluti – the French brand is renowned for their deep understanding of the mastery of footwear, consistently producing beautiful shoes for the well shod gentleman since its birth in 1895. On October 20th 1865, Alessandro Berluti was born in the small Italian port town of Senigallia, in Le Marche on the Adriatic coast.
It was there that the man behind the brand’s future began to unfold. Beginning as an apprentice, constructing carriages from wood, seats and reins in leather. During these years of hard work he made friends with the old master shoemaker of his village and discovered with him the shoemaker’s craft and its severe demands: skilled wood carving to ensure the upmost accuracy of the last, due attention to the leather to ensure the quality of the shoe, and the necessity of perfection to please the client. [...]