n.d.c. made by hand was created in 2001 by two friends passionate about shoes. The brand name – nom de code (code name) – reflects their philosophy that the strength of the brand is the product itself. The key factors in every collection are simplicity, quality, originality and constructional know-how.

After 10 years in the shoe business, they felt that it was time to create their own story, making the kind of shoes that they wanted to wear. They started off on the n.d.c. adventure with just enough money to exhibit in their first trade show. They brought to the stand a pair of their own n.d.c. brogues that had been washed in a home washing machine after deciding that they looked just a little too perfect. The result was like nothing that had been seen before on the market: beaten-up, washed shoes with a whole personality of their own. When a Japanese buyer ordered a thousand pairs, they knew that they were onto something special.

Artisans in family ateliers craft n.d.c. shoes with leathers selected from the finest tanneries in Tuscany, England & America. Made with respect to tradition and evolution, n.d.c. shoes are authentic, individual, timeless and sincere. Good shoes are made by good people who are passionate about what they do.

n.d.c. is now available in over 350 of the world’s finest boutiques, including their own stores in Brussels and Paris. n.d.c.’s savoir faire, attention to detail and unique styling have helped them become an essential in every wardrobe. This is the first time N.D.C. will present their collection at Tranoï New York.