FashionAugust 19, 2016

Fashion Friday: Welcome M. Gemi!

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I’m happy to share a fabulous company with you guys today that is bringing a new angle to the shoe game (which we all like to play, right?) M.Gemi (who also happens to be based in my hometown of Boston) is named after one of the founding members, Maria Gangemi, a longtime devotee of Italian craftsmanship and artistry. Growing up in Sicily, Maria learned the luxury footwear trade from the best in the business. She recalls a time when she would wander Italy’s cobblestone streets and discover goods created with the most exacting attention to design and quality. Each week, boutiques would display new, limited-edition shoes handmade by neighboring shoemakers. They were always fresh, always rare, and always reasonably priced.

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That same sense of uniqueness and discovery inspired the creation of M.Gemi.  They have partnered with the top family-owned factories in Florence, whose skills have been passed on generation after generation, to produce both timeless but on trend shoes of the highest quality.  But by selling them direct to the consumer via their site, they can keep them at a reasonable price point.

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I’ve had my eye on the Stellato, refined loafer/ dressy flat hybrid (and best-seller) for a while now.  It’s hand-stitched in Italy, has a cool little raised back for flair and is comfy to wear all day (fits true to size!). And they just launched new colorways for fall that are delicious.  I snagged the matte pebbled gray ones that I am psyched to rock this fall with jeans and yummy sweaters or black cropped capri pants. Yes, FALL. I am not ashamed to admit I want summer to end and fall to come! And since I’ve found myself only wearing flats as a busy mom and designer on the go, I need all the cute versions my closet can hold!

I also am obsessed with their Felize driving mocs.  May need these too in a fun bold color like orange.

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Here’s a sneak peek of how I’ll style my Stellatos:

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1. // 2. (NEEEEEEED this monkey print blouse like, now.) // 3. (LOVE the way these fit!) // 4. (monogram it for an extra special touch)// 5. (the Gates tote in grey matches well!) // 6. // 7. // 8. // 9. // 10.

Check out all their styles here and sign up for alerts when new styles are released!

**This post was sponsored by M.Gemi, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting EOS Our Sponsors who help make it possible for me to keep sharing the things I love!

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