Our Manufacturer:  Stefano Borella

Stefano Borella's artisans have been producing shoes and accessories for nearly a century working with companies such as Ferragamo.  Rafter shoes are 100% made in Italy using the best leather one can find.  Stefano Borella pays close attention to all the materials with products that respect the environment and people. They immediately connected with our vision and are very reliable.


our distribution center:  Wolff/SMG

Our distribution center is located in Macedon, NY. It's northeastern location places it conveniently close to the ports where the shoes will arrive from Italy and where a large majority of our initial customers will be located, so shipping costs will be low. Wolff/SMG handles distribution for Vogue and many other large companies.

Storage will cost $13.50/skid(about 500 shoes)/month

Materials, packing, and shipping will total an average of about $9/pair


our showroom:  Offspring New york

Offspring New York is a multi-brand menswear showroom that is focused on showcasing emerging designers with a global perspective. Rafter will be working with Offspring to connect with buyers for the AW18 season. Our shoes will be on display in their Soho space during the month of February.

Offspring will receive a 12% commission for brokering wholesales made during this season.