May 01, 2023

The Shoe Surgeon: A Diamond in the Rough

Ege Celengil

Listen up, folks. I've been all over Los Angeles, checking out factories and manufacturing facilities left and right. Let me tell ya, most of them are just... not great. Some are downright scary, and it's clear that the lawmakers in downtown aren't doing their job to enforce any kind of standards. But there's one place that's a true diamond in the rough.

I'm talking about The Shoe Surgeon in downtown LA. Every time I step in there, I'm blown away by the sheer inspiration that permeates the place. You've got craftsmen working in spacious rooms, multiple showrooms, a full-size basketball court, and even a full-size bar. It's like a damn wonderland, man. And the work? Let me tell you, it's out of this world. The collaborations they're putting out are straight up jaw-dropping. It just feels right, you know what I mean?

The only downside? When you walk out and realize you're still in Downtown LA, surrounded by over 42,000 homeless people and filthy streets. But like the lotus flower that grows in filth, The Shoe Surgeon is a beacon of beauty in the middle of a wasteland. If you're a sneaker lover and you're looking for some top-quality pieces, you gotta check out It's the real deal, baby.

We believe in listening to and collaborating with our clients to bring their ideas to life. Together, we can design a more human-centered future for fashion. So if you have ideas for your fashion brand or business, we're all ears. Let's work together to create something extraordinary.