how to start a shoe line
with ism

Are you ready to start a shoe business? Do you know the basics of the footwear industry? Are you an up-and-coming brand, new shoe label, or a shoe designer trying to branch out on your own with a namesake shoe line, yet unsure where to start? If these are the questions in your mind, you are looking at the right place.

For those who are new to the footwear industry, have a passion in starting your shoe brand and would like to learn more, ISM is here to provide the guidance for you to launch. Find out the best approaches when starting a shoe company – go through the below key components before submitting your production enquiries.

HOW IT WORKS

Starting a shoe line is more than just creating your own shoes or being a shoe designer. The mechanics behind involve more than just ideas – here is a brief explanation of different ways to approach it:

I have a production-ready design or technical drawing

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Submit A design

Receive a report on manufacturing requirements, technical feasibility, costs & MOQ

I have a moodboard or conceptual drawing

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HIRE A DESIGNER

Get a professional shoe designer to create a production-ready sketch around your idea

Submit A design

Technical assessment & quotation
of your design

180

€ / Per style

Provide us with your production-ready design or technical drawing.

You will receive a professional assessment on the manufacturing process required, feasibility & technical challenges, including a quotation on prototyping, MOQs, lead time and estimated production costs.

DESIGN SERVICES

PROFESSIONAL design & ILLUSTRATION by our in-house Italian design Team

350

€ / starting price

You have an idea in mind but don’t know how to turn it into a production ready design, which is stylish and meets the current trends?

Provide us with moodboards, ideas, conceptual drawings and let our design team take care of the rest.

SPEAK WITH AN EXPERT

COMPREHENSIVE CONSULTATION SESSION

320

€ / Per hour

Speak with an expert to go through your questions, receive feedback on your design and manufacturing process, get dedicated advice on branding strategy and business plan.