Brodawka & Friends is a footwear and accessory design and retail shop based in Toronto. Headed by Jeff Brodawka, the brand’s shoes are designed by Jeff and are manufactured in two boutique factories; one each in Mexico and Portugal. Additionally, shoes from other local designers are featured in the brand; explaining the name Brodawka & Friends. With a deep emphasis on the quality of materials and construction, Brodawka & Friends, located on 1114 Queen Street West, also sell agendas, paper goods, bags, bow ties, home décor, jewellery, phone cases, pocket squares, soaps, socks and wallets, in addition to men’s and women’s shoes.
Here are four men’s shoes specially picked and highlighted for Belleza Moda by chief designer Jeff Brodawka which can be found online here! (GYW = Goodyear welt)
GYW Wingtip Brogue – $335
Designed in Toronto, made in Portugal, Goodyear welted. Classic wingtip brogue in a deep blue or rich mahogany Italian leather. Built to last, durable and very comfortable this is a statement shoe that will add some sophistication to just about any outfit.
GYW Toe Cap Oxford – $335
Designed in Toronto, made in Portugal, Goodyear welted. Beautiful and unfettered design complimented by fantastic natural tan Italian leather. Natural leather sole, bright laces and Goodyear welted construction round out this super versatile shoe. From a wedding to a pair of jeans, just add your feet to make a statement. Also available in black with black suede.
GYW Simple Gibson – $335
Designed in Toronto, made in Portugal, Goodyear welted. Clean and simple pattern design that allows the selection of handsome Italian leathers to express themselves. The Simple Gibson makes use of distressed effects for a weathered rustic look. The deep cool grey leather has a white wax laid over top to create a multi-tonal finish that is buffed at the toe and heel. Also available in Pull-up cognac Brown.
GYW Chelsea Boot – $350
Designed in Toronto, made in Portugal, Goodyear welted. The ultimate in classic design that really shows off the material, in this case a fine grained Italian leather. Unbothered by seam lines this classic Chelsea always fits the bill. Great construction and easy to maintain, every shoe stable needs itself a Chelsea.
Next time you’re in Toronto, make sure you stop at Brodawka & Friends. You will genuinely thank us later!
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