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Spanish Leather by Sergio Zelce

Sergio Zelcer left Cuba in 1959, when the family’s small shoe factory was taken over by the Castro government. In 1961 he was living in New York and met his future wife. Two years later in 1963 the Zelcer family moved to Miami and started a sandal factory, Flamingo Shoe, which later grew into Espanola Shoes, which was importing shoes from Italy and Spain.

In 1977 they moved their business to Spain, but had to move to Brazil due to economic changes, caused by introduction of new European currency - Euro. Initially, they had to import all the materials from Spain and Italy, because at the moment they were not available in Brazil, hence - the name “Spanish Leather”.

Mr. Zelcer’s daughter - Dana Miller - is designing the shoes for the family company since 1982 using only Spanish leather. Currently the company is producing and marketing two lines - Sergio Zelcer and Z by Sergio Zelcer. Sergio Zelcer is a line of highly ornamented evening shoes and Z is for flats, sandals and boots.

Sergio Zelcer is dedicated to providing their customers with high-quality products. Each shoe is individually handmade in the south of Brazil using the finest leathers, silks, satins and ornamentations.