A collection of stories and highlights from our shoemaking journey. We hope you enjoy.
Marikina can produce all kinds of shoes. They can outfit an entire public school system of a province.
They can outfit all the Tamaraw security agencies there—but something that hasn’t been showcased in a while is how Filipino craftsmanship can produce world-class fashionable footwear,”Kayne shares.
Traditional shoemaking meets modern styles at Marquina Shoemaker, a footwear brand that’s gone from making a name for themselves online to a opening a brick and mortar “shoeroom”. Check it out at 7635 Guijo Street, San Antonio, Makati
Thanks to online smarts, Juancho Del Rosario, Kayne Litonjua, and Patrick Kahn, founders of Marquina Shoemaker, kicked new life into the industry one handcrafted pair at a time.
“We had no capital. Nothing. Zero,” recalled Del Rosario.
Marquina Shoemaker is bent on bringing the shine back to Marikina one pair at a time.
On the other hand, Marquina Shoemaker is paving its own path by pushing for quality shoes for the high-end market. Instead of competing with cheap imports, it aims to create a new standard instead.
Our shoes come in whole sizes. If you take a half size, we recommend you go up to the nearest whole size.
Still unsure? Compare your size directly with our shoe size chart and measure your foot length correctly.
WOMENS SIZE CHART -
If your feet are wide please size up for RTW Flats ONLY.
MENS SIZE CHART - If your feet are wide please size up.
HOW TO MEASURE YOUR FEET
Trace the outline of your foot with a pencil Feet often have slightly different dimensions, therefore repeat the process with the other foot.
Use a ruler to measure the length of your foot in cm (distance between the heel and the longest toe) -- add 0.3cm to this measurement and compare to our size chart.