Waterproof shoe line: essential in autumn

waterproof shoe line

Now that it is autumn, we notice that we are more and more often surprised with a spontaneous rain shower. Consequently, some of our shoes are better left in the closet. Because: soggy feet? I’d rather not. Waterproof shoes are indispensable in every autumn collection. Of course you do not immediately have to think of rain boots. Van den Breekel designs and produces waterproof sneakers, booties or even snowboots so that practical shoes can also be fashionable. Are you interested in setting up a waterproof shoe line?

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Shoe trends 2023: what can you expect?

shoe trends 2023

Even though some shoes are timeless, trends in the shoe industry move quickly. The beginning of a new season, or a new year, means the arrival of new trends. If you would like to launch a fashion footwear line, it is essential to take into account the trends of the moment. Only then can you respond to consumer needs. Are you looking for a shoe manufacturer and interested in the shoe trends of 2023? Here we briefly tell you what to expect.

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The charm of an Italian shoe design

italian shoe design

Italian shoes are known as some of the best footwear in the world. Design from Italy is recognizable and appears in all facets of everyday life, not just in the shoe industry. Italy is known as a perfectionist, stylish and romantic country where the leading designs come from. In addition, Italians like to use materials of excellent quality for the products they make. The sense of style and quality combine to create a perfect match for producing shoes. Thanks to our partners in Italy, Van den Breekel can provide you with a line of shoes equipped with all the benefits of Italian shoes.

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Create your own luxury shoe brand

luxury shoes brand

More and more of our customers opt for durable products of higher quality. Not surprisingly, a good quality product lasts longer thanks to the right materials and excellent production. Are you interested in setting up your own luxury shoe brand? Of course we can help you with this. Van den Breekel advises you extensively on the best choices for your shoe brand. We tell you more about our work here.

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High quality safety shoes? We produce them!

safety shoes

Are you looking for a reliable manufacturer to realize your safety footwear line? At Van den Breekel we have the right knowledge and experience to take this off your hands. We are happy to develop safety and work shoes that are not only completely safe, but also look smart and fun. Safety shoes generally have the image of looking old-fashioned and stuffy. We believe that this does not have to be the case at all. So, together with Van den Breekel, create safety shoes that get noticed!

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Sustainable business: also in the shoe industry

sustainable business

Sustainable business is becoming increasingly popular. Many entrepreneurs have realized that making their production, working methods or office more sustainable is a good step forward. But what exactly is sustainable business? And how can we, as a shoe manufacturer, respond to this? By sustainable business practice we mean that a company is aware that it is responsible for pollution and takes action to minimize it. How does Van den Breekel do that?

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Better for the world and for you

sustainable shoes

At Van den Breekel, we are constantly working to improve our products and our way of working. Tens of billions of shoes are produced each year: the shoe industry is therefore an important place to make a change if we want to make the world a little greener. We realize only too well that we have a part to play in this, which is why we are always looking for ways to bring more and more sustainable shoes to market. In this blog we would like to tell you how we do that.

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Know your target market: where do you need to be?

target market shoes

When designing a shoe line, it is essential to think carefully about the target group of your project in addition to the right materials and lasts. For what purpose or activity would you like to develop shoes? And where in the world would you like to market them? There are clear differences when we look at what shoes are popular in different parts of the world.

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Specialist in comfort shoes


At Van den Breekel, we ensure that we can always meet your needs. Our knowledge and experience in the business allows us to look beyond the design of a shoe line. By making special lasts ourselves, designing and producing anatomical footbeds and using exclusive materials, we develop high quality comfort shoes. We recently created a comfort shoe concept for one of our customers, we will tell you more about that here.

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The shoe factory for summer shoes

summer shoes

The summer has begun! When temperatures rise, we prefer to reach for our sandals and flip-flops right away. Much of our body heat escapes from our feet. So airy shoes are great. When developing summer shoes, it is therefore essential to consider the question: how do feet stay pleasantly cool? Read more about how we do that here.

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