Louis Leeman was born from the effervescent meeting between Louis Leeman, Dutch, and Erica Pelosini,Italian happened in Florence, during Their studies at Polimoda in 2009.
Moved to Milan, they continued their studies and their experiments at Marangoni Institute, then moved to Paris to complete their education.
Fascinated by the craftsmanship of Italian tailors, Louis started soon to collaborate with major fashion houses, exploring new techniques to merge different styles in his design. Erica began her collaboration with Vogue Japan as freelance stylist, assisting Anna dello Russo.
Louis and Erica realized that the market was lacking of special men's footwear designs. so, In 2012, they decided to combine their talents and give life to their own brand. Creating a harmonious mix between beatniks, European style and the incomparable quality of 'Tuscan handcrafts, in which the brand remains unavoidably bound and that firmly promotes around the world.
Every Louis Leeman collection wants to offer a rich variety 'of styles the for men obsessed by their image, and who want to stand out from the crowd. After the distinguished collaboration with Roberto Cavalli for the development of footwear of various men’s collections, since 2013 Louis Leeman has been assisting the prestigious brand Cesare Casadei, in the creation of the eponymous menswear line.
In June 2015, on the path of continuous growth, Louis Leeman has opened its first Flagship Store, in the luxurious Madison Avenue, New York.