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 thebusiness. The afternoons he spent working with his father and other old school craftsmen led directly to his realization 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 competition to sketch and produce a line of shoes. Mirco early success in the industry took him to two Italian luxury shoe labels -- Fabiand Le Silla -- as designer and patternmaker for their women’s shoes. In 2005, he took over as Senior Women’s Footwear Designer for one of the world’spremier luxury brands, Bottega Veneta, in Milan, working with famed Creative Director Tomas Maier until 2012.
A burgeoning reputation reached the U.S., as he moved on to creative director and designer roles with Belstaff, Tory Burch, Jill Stuart and Cole Haan between 2012 and 2018. Currently, Mirco serves as Creative Directorfor luxury shoe brand M.Gemi for its “Made in Italy” men's and women's footwear lines.
With more than two decades in the industry, Mirco has tremendous experience in footwear and is known for impeccable craftsmanship. He has worked with some of the most talented stylists and fashion photographers, and his work has been featured inmany of the most iconic fashion magazines worldwide. Mirco creates stylish yet wearable footwear for the modern woman and man, and designs illustrate both minimalism and whimsy. He believes the most important thing isto be innovative and exciting, but never overwhelming.