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Luxury without labels.

We use the same materials and manufacturers as luxury brands to develop atelier-grade essentials, minus the large brand markups.


How it works.

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1/ Sourcing

Our sourcing team is singularly focused on finding the best factory for each category, regardless of where they are. We are proud to partner with manufacturers all over the world from Italy, China, Korea, to Portugal.


2/ Audit

We audit our partners on strict standards well beyond the industry norm. Our team visits and assesses each factory on a 90 point scale to grade their craftsmanship, material suppliers, environmental impact, and working conditions.


3/ Development

Our product team leverages decades of expertise and top-shelf material suppliers to develop products of equivalent or better quality and design than luxury brands.


4/ Payments

We built Italic with an explicit mission of providing manufacturers a way earn higher margins than their traditional clients while also saving our customers 50-80% by removing the brand markups.

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The quintessential Italian leather sneaker.

Handmade using full-grain Napa calf leather from Italy, each Cadence sneaker is constructed using a Strobel technique to deliver a flexible fit and next-level durability. This elegant, minimalist sneaker improves upon everything you love in a classic silhouette and pairs perfectly with any outfit.

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Full-Grain Italian Leather

Rubber Sole

Leather Lining

Full-grain Italian calf leather.

Each sneaker is made using top-shelf calf leather from the prestigious Gruppo Mastrotto tannery in Italy.

"These sophisticated, minimalist leather sneakers are a prime choice for a day at the office and a night out on the town."

Best Sneakers in 2022

- Christian Gollayan

Best Sneakers in 2022

"These sophisticated, minimalist leather sneakers are a prime choice for a day at the office and a night out on the town."

Men's Health
editor

Christian Gollayan

Deputy Editor

Not your average leather sneaker.

Fine European Stitching

Protects against day-to-day use

Strobel Construction

Best for snug-but-comfortable fit

Bolflex®️ Rubber Sole

Strong traction and durability

Years of refinement and upgrades.

This sneaker is the culmination of hundreds of hours of wear-testing and dozens of sample reviews, resulting the quintessentially perfect leather sneaker that you can wear everyday. We hope that it brings you as much joy as it did for us to create.

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Italic Product Team

The Globetrotter.

See what makes the Cadence a customer favorite.

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The Best White Sneakers for Men

"These sophisticated, minimalist leather sneakers are a prime choice for a day at the office and a night out on the town."

Men's Health
editor

Vanessa Powell

Editor

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Men's Cadence Leather Sneakers


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Operating since

1988


True luxury, radical value.

We empower the world’s best manufacturers to bypass brand and retailer to deliver true luxury quality without the markups.

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