Since he founded his namesake company in 1986, Stuart has been making shoes that caress, adorn and adore a woman's foot -- shoes that ignite her imagination, making her feel glamorous. He produces between 600 and 800 styles each year, inventing new silhouettes, adapting the highest quality materials and engineering the most comfortable fit. Aside from the main collection of Stuart Weitzman shoes, the company launched their kids' footwear collection in 2008, followed by a line of Stuart Weitzman handbags in 2009. The company is now closely affiliated with Jones Apparel Group, a giant in the apparel and footwear industry which also handles Jones New York, Anne Klein, Nine West, Easy Spirit, Mootsie Tootsies, Evan-Picone and Gloria Vanderbilt.
Since 2002, Weitzman has provided one-of-a-kind shoes to Oscar nominees. The label's fans include Angelina Jolie, Eva Mendez, Eva Longoria and Kate Winslet, each of which wore specially-made Stuart Weitzman sandals or pumps for their red carpet entrances. Unusual materials are often a part of even his simplest styles, with chrome, stainless steel, bamboo, layered wood, lace, hand-set crystals, silk brocade and real gemstones or 24-karat gold all making an appearance throughout the company's collections of Stuart Weitzman boots and shoes. Stuart fearless sense of whimsy and creativity are obvious in all of his designs, and this translates into the perfect shoes for the confident woman.