Carmina Shoemaker, Magnanni and Sara Navarro create shoe industry membership category in the association.
Magnanni , Carmina Shoemaker and Sara Navarro, three excellence benchmarks, join Círculo Fortuny strenghtening its role as representative and driver of craft and creative traditions.
Mr. Carlos Falcó, Marqués de Griñón, Executive President of Círculo Fortuny “Sara Navarro Haute Chaussure pour Sybarites is our focus on excellence and therefore we want to associate ourselves with everything that is excellent in our country. Círculo Fortuny encompasses everything that symbolises and represents this concept of excellence. With our brand, we want to encapsulate everything that makes us feel proud of our country, of our skills and talents, of belonging to what distinguishes us from the rest of the world: this is Círculo Fortuny. It fills us with pride to belong to it.” Ms Sara Navarro, CEO of Sara Navarro
“We are pleased by and grateful for our recent incorporation in the prestigious Círculo Fortuny. At such an exciting moment as this, we believe that sharing perceptions and experiences that help us to rise to future challenges with other partners will be mutually enriching. We aspire to make our small contribution in the achievement of the new strategies that the immediate future will require of us in the Spanish luxury sector.” Mr Sebastián Blanco, General Manager of Magnanni
“For Carmina Shoemaker it is a source of pride to form part of Círculo Fortuny, an expression of high quality in all sectors. We set common objectives such as the pursuit of excellence without restrictions and the international projection of the best Spain has to offer.” Mr José Martínez, Retail Manager at Carmina Shoemaker
Sara Navarro is a shoes and accessories luxury brand with more than 100 years of tradition. The designer and entrepreneur who is named after, represents a third generation family saga of artisans and industry from Elda (Alicante), which has become an icon of this industry in Spain. Present in the international market since the 90s, the designs target the global market and are recognized by their luxury values, excellence and innovation.
For more tan 60 years and three generations, Blanco’s family continues designing and producing high quality handcrafted footwear. As a result, our shoes gain recognition as synonym with elegance and character. Magnanni uses rare traditional techniques that require a high level of specialization, especially on leather finishings. The hand application of several layers combines heritage and craftsmanship with a contemporary aura, making each pair of shoes unique.
In 1997, after five generations of shoemaking tradition, his blind passion for quality footwear would drive José Albaladejo Pujadas to launch Carmina Shoemaker with his wife and children. Carmina emerged from an eagerness to pool all of the technical and artistic expertise that the family had accumulated over generations of shoemaking and the desire to create only Goodyear welt quality shoes. Its business model is based on producing small quantities, studied creations with passion and zeal, to create one of the most finely crafted shoes in the world.