Posted on May 21 2015
I knew pretty early on that I wanted to be a footwear designer. This was only a dream, a distant dream… After getting a master degree in public relations, I worked in this industry for 14 years.
The idea to start making the felt slippers and felt boots (womens slippers, mens slippers, kids boots) raised from an unexpected conversation with my Dad when I was visiting my country side. Once I entered the attic of the house, opened the my great-grandmother’s antique chest and saw clouds of old gray wool. The spinning wheel was standing beside it. My Dad remembers his childhood when he wore very warm felt slipper shoes made by his grandmother.
I am constantly interested in various new technologies, ecology, practical and functional items, their construction. So the challenge to start working with pure wool was so attractive. I knew nothing. I started Wool Walker with zero start-up money. And first of all I was interested in color trends, the footwear trends, styles and fashion ideas. I put all these inspirations on Wool Walker Pinterest.
Wool Walker felt slippers and felt boots look little bit different from those ancient ones or those made by my grand-grandmother. Here, at Wool Walker Old Tradition meets Modern.
I’m interested in new trends, fashion colors, and in making innovations. I have a very high priority on quality. I sincerely hope that you will like Wool Walker felt footwear designs and I will do my best to provide quality pieces and good service.
The best thing is that you can customize everything starting from wool color for felt slippers - to contrast rubber sole!
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