A true oasis in the heart of Firenze for the real shoe lover
At the beginning of the 1930s, Angiolo Manetti opened his first shop (known as an Italian “bottega”) of hand-crafted shoes in Florence, Italy, near the banks of the Arno river. Soon after, in 1937, not far from the original shop he founded the shoe factory Ducal, which is still, to this day, the headquarters for the company.
The knowledge and experience acquired by Signor Manetti remain the exclusive heritage of the family. Today, the fourth generation owners of Ducal brand, remain faithful to their forefather’s principles, which signifies an absolutely unique and superb quality in the tradition and research of hand-crafted shoemaking and accessories.
In accordance with a precise firm policy, Ducal produces a limited number of shoes per year due to the high quality standards employing great artistic skill and extremely accurate working, most of which are hand made using the traditions of the past.
Ducal is synonymous with a style that goes beyond the trends, and is characterized by the most current nuances in Italian elegance; as well as being one hundred percent Made in Italy
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