Shoe Lover Goes Bowtie

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Jorman Graterol, 27, Designer, Venezuela – Following the phrase “Accessories are Necessities”, Graterol introduced this year his first Bowtie Collection under the name “Etnika”, which serves as an homage to all the ethnic groups located in Venezuela, specifically within Maracaibo. Jorman’s native city. Gathering heritage, raw and modern elements like semi-precious stones, exquisite buttons and [...]

From Tibet With Love

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Dorje, Fashion Designer, Lhasa/Tibet – “I was born and raised in Lhasa and there is no other city I would rather live. Even though Tibet is not a fashion hotspot and most people dress quite conservative, my generation is hungry for the ‘new’ and we have some very talented young fashion designers and musicians in [...]

Art is for lovers

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Alfonso Villagran, Artist, New York/Punta del Este – “I always wear these when I paint, usually with a matching t-shirt and shorts. I have always been a big fan of Dr. Martens. Just like the rough look and they can resists pretty much everything!  I’ve also done a art project with Jeffrey Campbell a few [...]

Walking Pink Elephants

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Peter, Student, Zurich – “I’m a huge comic book fan so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I bought these sneakers a few weeks ago. I love colors and everything fun. Life can be serious enough sometimes so let’s at least put on some fun shoes ”

Tell me a story

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Jenny, Design Student, Santiago de Chile – “Even though I’m more drawn to modern design, I definitely have a nostalgic side too. I love things that tell a story. These sneakers I have for more than 3 years now… They brought me to some amazing places and hopefully more to come this year!”

Santa Claus’ouboutin

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Santa Claus, North Pole – He took out a few minutes of his busy schedule for a quick photo shoot for Shoemocracy. Besides his gigantic world wide franchise deals, he recently launched his first shoe collection. All boots are handmade by his magical elves and will hit stores autumn 2013. Shoemocracy will live stream the [...]

Fashion Explorer from Panama

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Mauricio Herrerabarria, Fashion Blogger, Panama – You don’t come across people from Panama every day. But one thing is for sure, they are awesome. We met Fashion Blogger Mauricio in New York a few weeks back. A lovely chap, crazy about fashion and a big shoe collector in his own right. Here he is wearing [...]

Welcome to Miami

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Matthew Chevallard, Creative Director / Del Toro, Miami – He’s got it all. The look, the style and without a question, exceptional taste. “I get my inspiration from a myriad of sources. I was fortunate enough to experience traveling and living in a wide range of places growing up. By far the most valuable source [...]

My Biggest Dream

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Zoraida, 18, Peru – I have been living in Cusco my whole life. My family has a little stand at the market and I love meeting people from around the world! My biggest dream is to study one day.

GREETINGS FROM DOWN UNDER

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Melanie, Sydney – Things can be a bit different “Down Under”. Some elf’s just can’t wait for christmas to come. “I’m usually not walking around like that. Seriously!”