Pura Lopez – women’s shoes from Spain, brand history

Pura Lopez – Spanish brand of women’s shoes. Owned by Dalp International.

Information about Pura Lopez women’s footwear brand

The Pura Lopez brand is truly Spanish. It was founded not so long ago, but its roots go back to 1956. It was then that Antonio Lopez Moreno founded a small family shoe business. Then it was just a small store, but now it is a global brand.

In 1989, Dalp Internacional was formed. It emerged from the merger and restructuring of the two original companies and the introduction of a new generation of family members into the management. In the same year, the Pura Lopez line of women’s shoes was born, led by Pura Lopez. She decided to produce high-quality ultra fashionable women’s shoes.

For the production of Pura Lopez shoes, there is a whole complex process, as a result of which about 1500 pairs of shoes are produced per day. Each pair of shoes goes through 60 operations before completion. Most of the operations are of course automated, but manual labor is also used.

A brief biography of the designer Pura Lopez

Pura Lopez was born on September 29, 1962 in Elche, Spain. Her family was a shoemaker. The daughter continued this business, and very successfully. In 1979, Pura Lopez began studying at the school of applied arts in the city of Alicante, where he received a degree in interior design. 1981, the designer begins to study already in Valencia, as a fashion designer. In 1984 Pura Lopez went to study in New York. In 1986, Pura Lopez finally joins the family company and in 1987 creates the first models for the Pura Lopez brand.

Where to buy Pura Lopez, the addresses of official stores can be found on the global website of the company: puralopez.com