Federica Stardero is the founder of Swanky, a Milan-based independent brand. From costumes to Friuliane shoes, they’re produced according to the ancient traditions of Italian craftsmanship.

Artisan's products are:
  • Ethical

  • Made by Women

  • Artisanal

  • Made in Italy

About the materials

To ensure a long life, every Swanky detail is treated with obsession, and every seam tends to perfection. The Friulane, the Sabot and all the others are a combination of attention to detail, typical of ancient tailoring and stylistic research, which has always been an artistic heritage of Italy.

Sharing a moment

Also called Papusse, Furlane or Venetian, the history of Friuliane flat shoes begins in the 19th century, initially born as an alternative to work clogs. At that time, they are made of the poorest and most waste materials: bicycle wheels, jute, scraps of fabric and scraps of fabric. However, they soon became party shoes around Venice.

The artisan speaks up



Artisan's Collection