Le Hoof

121 Bridport Street, Albert Park  +61 3 9645 5532

 

STANCE SOCKS
Stance is the answer to a big question, who will take care of your feet? We will! The brain child of many years of thought from some of the big wigs in the industry, Stance carries the torch as THE premium sock brand. Stance makes the best socks your money can buy…period.
SURFACE TO AIR
Formed in Paris in 2000, Surface to Air is a collective of like-minded art directors whose multi-disciplinary company spans several creative domains in graphics, design, photography, music, and film. Surface to Air footwear exudes a confident, edgy cool that’s earned it the adoration of downtown tastemakers from New York to Copenhagen. Their iconic pieces include buckle ankle boots and wedges that make this label’s offerings such a breath of fresh air.
PRETTY LOAFERS
Pretty Loafers are made by the same family in the same village on the same Mediterranean island where the first shoes for their sister brand Pretty Ballerina were made in 1918. The family started making loafers in the 1950s and have developed a style for soft looks and everyday pieces to compliment any outfit. The shoes are made with loving care, using only the finest materials by people who really want you to be delighted with your shoes.
PURIFIED
A footwear brand for the purist, London brand Purified approach their designs by embracing timeless style and quality without compromise whilst adding a sprinkle of modernity to create ‘modern classics’.
ANTHOLOGY PARIS
Exclusive to Le Hoof, Anthology Paris offers up exactly what we want to wear. Perfect everyday boots and brogues that take us all the way through the seasons, using buttery soft leathers and suedes that only get better with age – these European shoes are no one hit wonder!
PARED
Pared symbolises refined, shaven back and sculpted products with a strong attention to small details. They believe that everything works better as a pair. Each range of sunglasses are a combination of new and old, masculine and feminine, classic and modern. Pared believe in the combining of techniques and materials: acetate, metal and leather to create a special handmade product. All of their sunglasses are named after famous pairs and each range is designed around a location and era that evokes an endless summer and eternal blue skies.
PEDRO GARCIA
Pedro Garcia is a family company, which embraces the sense of traditional shoemakers, the shoes have been manufactured for three generations all in Spain. Both vibrant and traditional, Pedro Garcia shoes are created with comfort in mind. Pedro Garcia aims to take things one-step further as every pair of shoes are made with passion.  With the use of juxtaposing materials Pedro Garcia has an uncooked glamour.
Illesteva stockist Melbourne ILLESTEVA
Illesteva was founded in 2009. Illesteva glasses are handmade in France, Italy and Germany in concert with the world’s leading manufacturers of luxury eyewear. Illesteva pushes normal boundaries of design by exploring fresh shapes and materials like acetate, bamboo, wood, titanium and natural buffalo horn with each new frame design. Drawing from downtown NY as well as music, fashion, and photography, Illesteva is stocked by better retailers worldwide including Barneys NY, Opening Ceremony NY and LA, Colette Paris, Lane Crawford Hong Kong, Browns London and Net-a-Porter.
L’F SHOES
The L’F SHOES collections have an optimistic spirit and reveal irony and a positive approach to life. Their stylistic hallmarks are a passion for colour and contrasting materials, details that have evolved as the brand has progressed and been reinterpreted in unusual ways. Every pair of shoes is seen as a piece of design and is made to last, with a focus on attention to detail and Italian production quality.
The brand’s iconic shoe is a brogue, redesigned to be used comfortably every day; without laces or a tongue, they are worn like moccasins.
 
TOGA PULLA
A former costume designer and stylist, Yasuko Furuta is the award-winning founder of Japanese labels Toga Pulla and Toga Archives. Toga Pulla draws on the label’s eclectic spirit of with a diverse blend of nostalgic and modern references.
MIISTA
Miista is based in Hackney, East London: the core of creative London. British street style has hugely impacted award winning designer and founder Laura Villasenin – the line features meticulously crafted full-bodied shoes that exude an edgy elegance. Measured Madness is the guideline of design; Miista brings together seemingly opposing forces and deliberately juxtaposes elements that would be at war without creative expertise. Miista style is irreverent and uncommonly beautiful. Every shoe is handmade with a focus on high-quality materials and innovative design.
 

 

 

 

ESTILO EMPORIO
Sydney based brand, Estilo Emporio is a family affair. The brand aim to create beautiful and fashion-forward accessories that bring a touch of international chic to the every day. Estilo Emporio believe in the highest quality and unique designs, setting their products apart with original techniques and the finest materials.

 

 

 

 

ZILLA
Born in Bolzano, Italy in 1975, Zilla designer, Sylvia Pichler graduated in architecture. Intrigued by the world of fashion she opted to use her technical and design background together with her passion for handbags to create the label ZILLA in 2005. Zilla bags are fashion statement inspired by industrial materials, combined with precious Italian leathers, handcrafted manually close to Venice. Bags conceived moving structures, mobile homes for woman and men.