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womens ankle strap leather sandals with fully covered leather vamp featuring oversized metal buckle and oversized metal gold studs with leather sole handmade in Italy

Luxury Leather Sandals with Unique Style

The question I’m most often asked is, how do I design and develop a shoe style?  To answer that, let’s start from the beginning of a style in my current collection named Pierrette.  I’m very meticu...
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Designer Laura Unruh kickboxing for non-profit footwear organization Soles4Souls at Classic Kickboxing in Pasadena, California

A Happy Accident

Thank you Kevin Hart! At the start of the holidays in 2020, I received an increase of traffic to my website from people searching the term, "Lefty Lou Earl".  I was completely perplexed as to why b...
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women's shoe designer founder and owner Laura Unruh

The Female Founder Collective

In December 2019, LOU.EARL founder and designer Laura Unruh became a member of The Female Founder Collective; a diverse and powerful network of businesses led by women, supporting women. We aim to ...
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black and white lace up oxford shoes with a pointy toe for women

Made in Italy

LOU.EARL shoes are now 100% made in Italy!! As the designer and founder of my women's fashion shoe brand LOU.EARL, I am so excited to have finally fulfilled my lifelong dream of working with artist...
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woman with fedora hat over her eyes wearing peg legged denim and black leather jacket styled in Lou Earl black pointed leather flat shoes

Welcome

Why, hello there. It looks like you've just stumbled upon our very first journal entry.  On this portion of our website you'll find what inspires LOU.EARL in the creation and design of our fine f...
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