Vigens has been producing high quality handcrafted shoes for about 60 years, for both the national and international fashion market.
They have been developing many skills, among those a good understanding of designers’ ideas, the ability of turning them into a real object, constantly searching for new technical solutions and original materials. The creative process of each Collection for us means a challenge to face with enthusiasm, especially for the pride and satisfaction of having created a unique piece of art in the luxury shoe business.
Furthermore, the highly professional support of the productive section makes us able to produce orders in a reduced time frame, even if in big quantities.
Located in Vigevano, near Milan and in the center of the Italian fashion district, Vigens has been hand-making luxury shoes for the most prestigious Italian and International fashion brands for more than 60 years.
Among these, Susan Bennis/Warren Edwards, François Villon, Ermenegildo Zegna, Alexander McQueen, Céline, Sergio Rossi, Missoni, Bottega Veneta, Ballantyne, Massimo Alba, Aquascutum, Billionaire Italian Couture, Krizia, Helmut Lang and Nehera.
In addition to the long-term collaborations with major fashion houses, Vigens has been investing a lot on long-standing partnerships with Designers such as LD Tuttle, Dear Frances and Zoe Lee, contributing to their continued growth and success in the luxury footwear market. Continuously working on expanding the existing collaborations, Vigens is also constantly seeking for new talented Designers to assist them in the development of their brand. Vigens has been developing many skills, among those a good understanding of Designers’ ideas, the ability of turning them into a real object, constantly searching for new technical solutions and original materials.
The creative process of each Collection means a challenge to face with enthusiasm, especially for the pridefulness and satisfaction of having created a unique piece of art in the luxury shoe business.
The product development office takes care of the entire study process of each pattern, structure and accessory, as well as of the research of the most suitable materials and technologies, for both internal and external productions.
All the experience and knowledge developed through the years is invested in each and every shoe produced, assuring every pair is stylish and unique but also fits to perfection with comfort paramount.
Furthermore, the highly professional support of the production department makes Vigens able to produce orders in a reduced time frame, even if in considerable quantities. The combination between traditional craftsmanship and up-to-date technologies and the great professionality of the staff enable the production department to have a great flexibility, allowing it to manage both women and men productions with the most varied workmanships and features.
Vigens footwears have not only won International Awards, but around 50 styles have been selected to be housed in the permanent archive of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
In addition to this, multiple styles created for different Designers have been worn by the most famous Celebrities around the world.
Vigens was born as a family-run company and now it is already at its fourth generation. It represents a strong reality, continuously growing in full respect of the Italian footwear tradition, integrated with the most innovative production techniques.
Vigens shoes have always been handcrafted in Italy, created using only materials of the highest quality and value, ensuring that each pair produced is imbued with the quality synonymous with true ‘Made in Italy’.