Stuart Weitzman is a fashion brand that makes and markets luxury women’s footwear. The company’s design department is led by Edmundo Castillo, who was appointed as head of design in 2018. Stuart Weitzman’s shoes are typically encrusted with stones and jewelry. Their designs are made for the modern woman with minimalistic silhouettes combined with sophisticated craftsmanship.
Stuart eventually sold the brand to Coach Inc. in 2015. Stuart Weitzman now belongs to Tapestry Inc. TPR 0.00 , an American international fashion company formed after Coach Inc. Acquired more fashion brands. In addition to Stuart Weitzman and Coach, Tapestry is the parent company of major brands like Kate Spade, Juicy Couture, and Liz Claiborne Canada Inc.
Stuart Weitzman’s footwear brand was founded in 1986 by a renowned shoe designer of the same name who first started designing shoes for his father. While the shoe brand changed hands a couple of times, the company always found its way back to Stuart who ensured that it continue producing hundreds of shoe designs and styles every year.