The unmistakable shiny, retro shoes with laces and a low heel are the essence of this shop.
Marcelo Cantón Shoes.
On of the most popular Argentinean firms in the last few years, has been that of shoe designer Marcelo Canton. He opened his shop at 4673 El Salvador in 2001 with his business partner, Diego Trivelloni, which offers his the classic, trademark shoes: shiny, slightly retro shoes, with laces and a low heel, as well as a variety of new collections. Canton says that geometric shapes play a vital role in his designs, due to the fact that he studied architecture and uses specific materials. The way the shoes are made is practically unique, as each one is made by hand, which has attracted several celebrities, such as it-girl Alexa Chung. According to the owners, the ‘Mishka’ shoes are made for a woman with personality, who is looking for quality and comfort, without sacrificing an original design. The brand’s latest challenge is to transfer these values to their own clothing range.