Design and sell your own shoes - apply now as a designer

Apply to AliveShoes

If you have something to say to the world, are creative, have a great sense of fashion and love designer shoes, it's time to unleash your potential. Participation in the AliveShoes program is free of charge. While experience is welcome, it’s not required. Instead we look for:

  • Creative people interested in expressing themselves. Fashion students, designers, stylists, artists, musicians, shoe lovers and more are welcome to apply.

  • Entrepreneurs and marketing people wanting to start or expand their businesses.

  • Independent brands looking to introduce a custom shoes line within their existing brand.

Apply for free

Design your own shoes online

Design amazing shoes down to the last detail. Choose and customize from more than 70 bases, including women’s fashion, men’s classic, and unisex sneakers and sports styles.

  • Pick from an extensive palette of colors and materials.

  • Add your own logos to the designs.

  • Create your own unique packaging.

Customize your own shoes and start selling them
Customize your own shoes and start selling them
Start selling your own designer shoes today

Start selling and earning

Launch your campaign and reach seven pre-order sales to start production of your designer shoe.

  • Sell and offer promotions with ease through your custom e-shop.

  • Earn $30 profit on each pair of custom shoes sold.

  • Transfer profits to your PayPal account. paypal

Start selling your own designer shoes today

WE SHIP TO YOUR CUSTOMERS

Your custom shoes are made in Italy and shipped directly to your customers in less then 15 business days. Never think about production, shipping or customer service; we’ve got your custom shoes and customers covered.

  • Free shipping to Europe, UK and the USA

  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed for your customers, refund or replace for free for 30 days

  • Free returns, always

Create your own unique custom shoes and start selling with AliveShoes
Create your own unique custom shoes and start selling with AliveShoes

Redeem your AliveShoes official designer certificate

Once your first seven custom made shoes are sold, you can redeem your AliveShoes Official Designer Certificate to use on your CV or résumé.

A Complete Set of Add-ons and PRO Features
Access additional design features and exclusive options for a small fee to expand your custom shoe design possibilities even further.
  • Limited edition soles

    Access five unique and highly exclusive sneaker soles, such as gold, silver, marble, recycled, camo and fluo.

  • Limited edition materials

    Access 10 limited edition materials and patterns, such as faux crocodile print, premium denim, camouflage, vintage textiles, leopard print and more.

  • Cruelty free vegan materials

    Access a wide selection of cruelty free vegan and eco leathers in multiple colors and start creating completely eco-friendly and vegan designs.

  • Limited edition styles

    Access seven premium shoe models that include special technical constructions, trendy bases and signature designs.

  • White label upgrade

    Make the shoes entirely yours, removing all AliveShoes logos and images from the insole, the packaging and invoices.

  • Priority production upgrade

    Jump to the front of the production lines. Get your custom shoes made even faster, shipping directly to customers in 7 to 10 business days—half the time of regular production.

  • Design protection

    Lock your design combination and name for a small additional fee so that your shoe becomes an official Limited Edition, and can't be recreated by anyone else.

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Additional Services to Further Boost Your Custom Shoes Line
Reach initial sales goals to access free premium services to help boost your designer shoes brand to a whole new level.

Free use of our PR boost service (10 sales)

Reach 10 custom shoes sales to join our top publicity network for a huge boost in visibility.

  • Get your story featured in magazines and international press.

  • Build relationships with bloggers and social influencers.

  • See your designer shoes onto the feet of celebrities

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Feature your own custom designer shoes on magazines and blogs
Design your own custom shoes and capsule collection

Free access to our brand boost service (50 sales)

Reach 50 total sales with your custom shoes and access our elite shoe development network in Italy for a boost in branding, design and marketing.

  • Develop an entire capsule collection based on your sketches and ideas.

  • Create a completely independent and stunning e-commerce presence separate from aliveshoes.com.

  • Further develop your line's branding, image and photography, and showcase to our international partners.

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What are you waiting for?
Start making and selling awesome shoe designs.

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AliveShoes gives talented and creative people all over the world the professional resources to design their own custom shoes and launch a shoe line from scratch. We take care of all production and logistics from Le Marche, Italy, the most exclusive and prestigious shoemaking district in the world.
APPLY NOW
AliveShoes gives talented and creative people all over the world the professional resources to design their own custom shoes and launch a shoe line from scratch. We take care of all production and logistics from Le Marche, Italy, the most exclusive and prestigious shoemaking district in the world.
APPLY NOW