Matthias, Niklaus and Florian see themselves as true kids from the Nineties. 'Our youth is super relevant. We used to skateboard, listen to Wu-Tang, we love graffiti …', Matthias reminisces. It all adds up to the authenticity of their designs, and the sub-culture they represent.
Their footwear label WeberHodelFeder reflects these influences through a unique aesthetic: a hybrid form of shoes infused with both street style elements and a particular propensity for classic gentlemen’s styles. Brogue detailing and the highest quality leathers abound, but so do thick rubber soles and Velcro straps.
Celebrating their fifth anniversary this year, WeberHodelFeber can look back on an interesting progression as a label: from meeting at Antwerp’s respected Fashion Academy and earning the encouragement of Geert Bruloot and Eddy Michiels, founders of the legendary footwear boutique Coccodrillo, to running a successful brand with loyal fans all over the globe.
Belgium has always been incredibly good to us; from the very beginning