Quality, Modern Shoes That Respect The Workers Who Make Them

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Nisolo was started with a simple idea: To create quality shoes, with a simple modern design while respecting their workers and being proud of the process. For Nisolo it’s about creating quality shoes that could journey through urban streets and park trails. It’s about creating shoes that make sense to the mind and the pocket. It’s about that same effortless style that we all feel when we throw on our favorite pair of jeans.

And then it’s more. Nisolo shoes are about being transparent in how they are made. For the Nisolo team it is important to demonstrate the same level of transparency that we get from the food we put in our bodies to the clothes we put on our bodies. This mantra has led Nisolo to designing products you want to live in, that are sourced from artisans with generations of experience that give both customers and producers a sense of dignity, purpose and style. It’s the Nisolo way.


For the Business Casual Man

The Emilio Chukka is inspired by the traditional chukka boot, but the twist is in the sleek leather sole. Emilio's versatility will take you from the boardroom to the bar, and its matching comfort will make for wear that lasts days on end. Available in a variety of classic neutrals, the Emilio looks just as great with cuffed jeans and your favorite tee as it does with chinos and a sports coat.


For the On-The-Go Man

A wallflower no more, Nisolo has recast the classic men's oxford into the starring role with the Wesley. With its hand-cut, breathable leather and cushioned sole, the Wesley will soon mold to the shape of your foot, and we won't blame you if you never take them off. Whether your domain is mainly in coffee shops or corporate offices, we guarantee that in the Wesley you're sure to stand out - in the best way possible.


For the Easy Going Man

This is Nisolo's take on a nautical, American classic. With a cushioned interior made of sheepskin and a no-slip rubber sole, the Pescador has you covered whether you're manning the sails or drinking a pint at the pub.

Jesse Ayala

New York, New York, USA

Developing social good and value-adding products, Ayala seeks to enhance culture and behavior through experiences that address both macro- and micro-level problems. This mantra has led Ayala down an non-traditional career path, linking fashion, technology, performance art, media, education, community building, and design. Ayala has been honored by the Huffington Post and InStyle magazine for innovation and style in the digital new economy. Ayala is the co-founder and Creative Director of Modavanti.com.