The Global Footwear Awards 2021 announces Winners for GFA x Shoe Girls

February 6, 2022

Global Footwear Awards announces Winners for GFA x Shoe Girls Up-and-Coming Female Footwear Designers.

 The Global Footwear Awards and Shoe Girls Studio just announced the winners of the  GFA x Shoe Girls Up-and-Coming-Female Footwear Designers, celebrating the incredible female talents in fashion. With its ongoing mission to uncover visionary design talents, the GFA and Shoe Girls Studio hope to encourage creative female designers to showcase their exceptional designs by creating a special award specifically for female footwear designers, to help develop their footwear concept with support in design, development, and production, including more sustainable sourcing. 

Shoe Girls Studio’s founding focus is to make space for women in a male-dominated industry. We provide a supportive design development process that lifts female-led footwear startups. We are excited to work with the winning designer to develop their vision further and bring their brand to life”, said Mar Espanol, Shoe Girls Studio Co-Founder.


GFA x Shoe Girls Up-And-Coming Female Footwear Brand
The Fibonacci Mule by Sarah Diab

Winning designers will receive a free consultation from Shoe Girls to help kick-start their business while being a part of the GFA network of footwear professionals and benefiting from the GFA marketing campaigns, press releases, newsletters, interviews, and promotions.

Shoe Girls Studio has been very passionate about supporting women in the footwear industry and we’ve found common values in celebrating female footwear designers together. We’re grateful for their generosity to utilize their footwear expertise to help shape footwear businesses for women in different stages of the process“, said GFA Director Siramol On-Sri.

View all GFA x Shoe Girls Winning Designers here:



GFA x Shoe Girls Up-And-Coming Female Footwear Designer
Tabi Flow by Haoran Qi


Shoe Girls Studio is a New York-based creative footwear consultancy known for our high-touch and custom-fit collaborative approach to footwear and accessories design and development. With more than a decade of industry experience and a vast international network, Shoe Girls talented team of designers and product developers take a hands-on approach with clients, producing products that are both classic and innovative.


View other GFA 2021 Winners here


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