Monday, January 7, 2013


André Perugia (1893-1977) was a Franch shoes designer. He trained in his father's workshop and at the age of 16, in 1909, he opened a shop in Paris where he sold handmade shoes. He worked with designers including Paul Poiret, Charles Jourdan, Elsa Schiapparelli, Jacques Fath and Hubert de Givenchy. 
Kobi Levi in 2001 he graduated from Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design, Jerusalem. 
 Since his graduation Kobi worked as a freelance footwear designer. During this time Kobi learned the trade secrets of shoe development and craftsmanship.In July 2011 Kobi opened his studio in Tel Aviv and started to offer his original designs for sale. In the studio he creates, develops and produces limited editions from his designs. All pairs are made by hand from high-quality materials.
André Perugia "Homage to Picasso"1950                                                                     Kobi Levi "Blow"2010

André Perugia "Homage to Braque"1931                                         Kobi Levi "Chicken" 2012

André Perugia "Heel-less shoes"1937                                                  Kobi Levi "Olive Oyl" 2011                           

André Perugia 1930                                                        Kobi Levi "Sling Shot"2012

André Perugia "Toe Shoe" 1950                                                                                       Kobi Levi "baseball"2013

André Perugia "Suede&Monkey fur for Elsa Schiapparelli"1938                                        Kobi Levi "Miao" 2010

André Perugia "Le Bal" 1925                                                       Kobi Levi "Contemporary Chinese 2011

André Perugia 1937                                                                Kobi Levi "Banana shoes" 2011

André Perugia  1937                                                    Kobi Levi "Mr Shark"2011

André Perugia 1952                                                           Kobi Levi "Stork" 2012


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