MOXIE in Amsterdam and Manila
SOLID, WELL-MADE for each other
From far ends of the globe and of different cultural backgrounds,
Moxie couple Catherine and Menno Van Der Tol met in Guangzhou
China in 2004. Cathy’s background in fashion, Jimmy Choo, Burberry
& Tommy Hilfiger complimented Menno’s expertise in Shoe Development,
Production & Trading for Brands like Dune London, Ninewest, Beefly & Bata
enabled so they were able to start-up in Amsterdam in 2015.
HANDMADE, ITALIAN… but made in the Philippines
In the 70s and 80s, Marikina in the Philippines held the number 2
spot in global shoe exports as attested by its quality and design.
Cathy and Menno managed to find these shoe artisans whose family
are currently engaged in creating customized pairs.
The couple staged a combined a home-operation and factory set-up
that enables the workers to assemble at home and finish in a factory.
The quality of
with us whenever there is an opportunities. This shoot is our way of giving back to them.
Every piece of our shoes are well thought and expertly-engineered.
By principle, Moxie Amsterdam is not only a footwear brand. It’s a
Product that is symbolic of a couple’s journey – from
The farthest sides of the globe and yes, from different walks of life