Iconic, avant-garde and unexpected. Bruno Bordese, for over 25 years has been the undisputed master of footwear. He began his career as a designer and Creative Director of Maison Paciotti before continuing his collaboration with renowned designers and international companies such as Vivienne Westwood, Yohji Yamamoto and Testoni.
It was 1994 when the Turin designer felt the need to start his own path in life creating his first brand, Clone, and by so changing the rules in the word of footwear and switch the classic pillars of design. Began a new sparkling period, which led him to be one of the world well known designers, his shoes were named status symbols, authentic must-have not only for trendsetters but also for artists and buyers from all over the world. In 1995 launched his historical Milanese studio located in street Corso Venezia 37. In the following year, 1998, he opened his first single-brand store in Milan, followed by Paris and Tokyo. Bruno Bordese’s goal is to focus on making shoes unique, durable and confortable that lasts over time, respecting handmade tradition and high quality that only the “made in Italy” can guarantee.
In 2004, never tired of innovations, he presented his collections BB Washed by Bruno Bordese. The experimentation of new materials, washing and technique applied to the leather makes the product unique and one of a kind. Combat boots, desert boots, lace-up shoes and sandals with a worn and restructured look, recognizable thanks to the mix of classic and trendy elements. In this period there were many collaborations with prestigious names in the fashion industry, from Cavalli to Guardiani, from Casadei to Levi’s.
To be updated and always in continuous evolutions, his passions spread from art to music involving different generations. His headquarter is Still Milan, but his life is mainly inspired throw his journeys around the world. A mix of elements he created thanks to his background made up of thousand faces and thousand professions, becoming a designer muse/ a cult designer for artists, musicians, DJs and world known producers such as Tale of Us, Joseph Capriati, Brina Knauss, Damian Lazarus, Apollonia, Ali Dubfire, Ellen Allien, Marco Carola.
“The shoe is an asset in which to invest, destined to remain over time without losing its charm”.
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