What is your design philosophy?

Above all, modern style. We have a collaborative design team that includes M.Gemi Italian and American design talent and “modellistas”—experts who work in our artisanal factories and know the best lines and leathers. We constantly have our eyes open to what’s inspiring in color, shape, and beyond. For women’s shoes, we crave freshness—from a unique twist on a trend like color blocking, to unexpected materials like “under glass” leather, to our insistence on showing clients something new weekly. For our men’s shoes, we focus on new, inspired design married with old-world quality, value innovation, and great looks over fleeting fads.