Mirco Scoccia
Creative Designer


Mirco Scoccia is one of those lucky people who felt his true calling early in life. His family ran a 10-person shoe factory in their hometown of Fermo, Italy, and Mirco was clearly drawn to the business. The afternoons he spent working with his father and other old school craftsmen led directly to his real- ization that luxury footwear design was his calling.He attended the Design and Technical Footwear Academy in Fermo and took home first prize in the academy’s com- petition to sketch and produce a line of shoes. Mirco early success in the industry took him to two Italian luxury shoe labels -- Fabi and Le Silla -- as designer and patternmaker for their women’s shoes. In 2005, he took over as Footwear Design Director for one of the world’s premier luxury brands, Bottega Veneta, in Milan, working with famed Creative Direc- tor Tomas Maier until 2012. Here he was actively engaged in the setup of the label’s most successful runaway’s shows and collections campaigns.A burgeoning reputation reached the U.S., as he moved on to head of design and VP of design footwear roles with Bel- staff, Tory Burch, Jill Stuart, Cole Haan, M.Gemi and Khaite.With more than two decades in the industry, Mirco has tre- mendous experience in design and fashion and is known for impeccable craftsmanship linked to innovation, sustainability and technology. He has worked with some of the most tal- ented stylists and fashion photographers, and his work has been featured in many of the most iconic fashion magazines worldwide. Mirco has experience in cross-functional leader- ship and has covered an executive role for a variety of top luxury and contemporary fashion and footwear brands. He has demonstrated record of exceeding profitability goals, turning around underperforming business and increasing revenues and market share, while ensuring the highest level of client service and satisfaction.As an expert in global fashion and footwear industries Mirco has been working directly with international partners and top executives to provide the most innovative designs and estab- lishing trends in a competitive landscape. During his tenure, he was key in enabling companies to achieve a substantial turnaround of their businesses, reaffirming its foothold with- in the retail landscape in US and Asia.