In a move to reach out to the rest of Indonesia, Mario Minardi launched their 4th new store at 2 January 2016 right after opening its third store in Trans Studio Mall Bandung to be 2 January 2017. Located in the heart of Makassar, at the prestigious Trans Studio Mall Makassar. The 110 square meter store, closely follows the feel of the flagship in Jakarta, utilizing classic solid wood and white furniture for a clean and modern expression. The lounge-like ambiance of Mario Minardi’s new Flagship Boutique ensures a comfortable, home-like atmosphere where one can take the time in considering, and choosing the very right pair of shoes for himself.
As more and more men are increasingly aware of their health and the need for a balanced lifestyle, Mario Minardi, known for being the very first to launch “Hand painted Series” in Indonesia is now the first to offer customized orthotic insoling service that molds perfectly to the arches and contours of the feet. Perfect for customers with complex, specific health conditions who have been looking for shoes that are comfortable yet fashionable, these orthopedic-approved insoles give maximum comfort, reducing leg and lower back pains. Its versatility allows the insole to be used in a variety of footwear ranging from casual sneakers to formal dress shoes and rugged boots.
The majority of Mario Minardi’s Collection is classic meets contemporary, and its all about Italian Shoes. Mario Minardi values comfort that does not sacrifice style. These are the very basic collection that every man should consider:
1. Full Brogues (Bertuccio)
One of Mario Minardi’s best sellers, the full brogues offers a bold, classy look that truly makes a statement. Suitable for everyday office wear or formal events. Back this season with two colors, classy tan and basic black.
2. Lanz – Oxford with Patina Touch
With a name that resonates with strength and territory, this oxford pair is crafted from raw premium leather with Patina touch and lined with soft bovine leather. A standout medallion topped the design off with panache will make everyone impressed. This is perfect for important meetings and formal occasions.
Craftsmanship meets playfulness is the value of Mario Minardi’s Valerio sneakers. Combining classical leather working with sporty styles, these lace-up sneakers feature rich patinas that add a depth of character to each pair. Available in shades of tan, wine, light brown and grey.
4. Double Monkstraps
A monk strap is a leather shoe that comes with a leather strap and uses a buckle as fastener in lieu of the more common shoelaces. The name came about as these shoes were originally worn by monks in Europe as an alternative footwear option to open-toe sandals. For the most part, monk-strap shoes are usually seen as acceptable for formal events.
5. Bruno – The idol of Hand painted Series
A men’s all-time favorite, the zipper boots in Hand painted series will make your wardrobe even more stylish than before. A classic design combined with edgier cleaner lines, these boots are perfect with jeans for a great night out in town.
“It’s a Matter of Quality, a Touch of Elegance”
About Mario Minardi
Born out of passion for shoes, Mario Minardi is a family-owned company with deep roots in traditional Italian shoe making. Specializing in high quality hand-crafted gentlemen’s footwear, Mario Minardi’s expertise lies not only in crafting genuine leather dress shoes, such as classic oxfords and stylish wingtips but also heavy duty-boots and casual hand-stitched moccasins of various colors and styles.
Right in the capital of Indonesia, experienced craftsmen have been stitching elegant, Italian-style footwear out of premium leather with great precision and skill since 1982. Well-designed and sophisticated, a pair of Mario Minardi shoes is known to last for years, making it a trustworthy selection that highly recognized by those in the know.
December 2015 heralded the launch of the “Hand painted Series” at their boutique in Mall Kota Kasablanka. This latest collection by Mario Minardi showcased a hand painted, patina technique that creates colour gradations in the shoe, creating a new and different level of class and sophistication in gentlemen’s footwear.
A versatile local shoemaker, Mario Minardi very well understands that shoes play an important role in showing someone’s character. The Mario Minardi gentleman is a person of distinguished standing with an impeccable style who is discerning about the shoes he wears.
Seasoned Mario Minardi wearers often go for the Made To Order service available at the boutique, in which existing or even models that is no longer produced can be had with minor modifications in details and styling. True shoe aficionados, however, opt for Mario Minardi’s Bespoke service for shoes tailored specifically to the measurements of their feet, in their very own style and leather of choice, making it a shoe that is truly theirs and like no other. The Made-To-Order and Bespoke Service are available in Jakarta and Bandung stores.