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BALLERS X ANDY GARCIA X DEL TORO

  HBO's hit series Ballers has so far delivered some high-quality entertainment. Perennial box office bad-boy Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson leads the line of notable cast members and portrays NFL star turned financial manager Spencer Strasmore plying his trade in Miami. While full of boats, booze, and babes, the show has produced some serious style moments. From tailored suits [...]

Del Toro X NBA Draft ’16

The 2016 NBA Draft was full of eye-catching style moments. This year's draft class pulled out all the sartorial stops in order to look sharp, make statements and get noticed. A few of the most dapper attendees chose to rock Del Toro slippers on Draft Night.   Dejounte Murray wearing a pair of Purple Quilted Velvet Slippers - Photo [...]

#DTOUTHERE – Del Toro Shoes Around the World

Del Toro is - at heart - a global brand. In creating the company, our founder Matthew Chevallard utilized his Italian heritage, drew influence from New York and Japanese style, and blended it together with a South Floridian prep aesthetic. While headquartered in Miami, Florida, Del Toro’s influence reaches across the globe. By using the hashtags [...]

DT Style Guide – How To Rock the Chukka

The Del Toro chukka is a timeless classic. The chukka style originally caught the public eye after desert boots (chukka boots with a crepe sole) were distributed among allied forces in the African campaigns of World War II. The durability and versatility of the chukka style have helped it become a footwear staple for over [...]

GQ X DEL TORO X ODELL BECKHAM JR.

  When it comes to Odell Beckham Jr. (or as we like to call him, OBJ) its no secret that the New York Giants wide-receiver is a rising style icon. The man turns heads on and off the field with his flashy style of play and flashier fashion sense. In the brand-new August 2016 issue of GQ, OBJ stars in [...]

Del Toro x Heineken x Marine Stadium

Join us for a day with Heineken as we explored the abandoned Miami Marine Stadium - the waterfront venue that has hosted everyone from the Rolling Stones to The Beach Boys. Heineken has set out to make great cities even greater, and is starting with the initiative to restore Miami Marine Stadium. The Marine Stadium was once the center of cultural [...]

Palmiers du Mal SPRING 2017 featuring Del Toro Shoes

    https://vimeo.com/175396759   Luxury newcomers Palmiers du Mal recently displayed their Spring 2017 collection at New York's Fashion Week. The breezy and unique collection drew inspiration from Moroccan fashion history and channeled a loose, summery ethos. The label chose to accent this season's collection with footwear from Del Toro. Models wore the brand's streamlined velvet slippers and [...]

NYFW Del Toro x Superga Launch Party

Photo courtesy of BFA   This year's New York Fashion Week saw two Italian heavyweights come together to collaborate on a limited edition sneaker collection. Del Toro teamed up with Superga to create 4 styles that offered a fresh take on the latter's classic silhouettes.   Photo courtesy of BFA   Del Toro's Matthew Chevallard unveiled the collaboration [...]

Essential Luxury Pieces To Enhance Your Bedroom

Unless you are the second coming of Casanova or indulge in late night Tinder activities, your bedroom probably doesn’t get as many visitors as the rest of your home. In fact, since the average human spends a third of their life asleep, it's safe to say that your bedroom is underwhelming. All judgments aside, we [...]

The Art of White Kicks

White sneakers are a timeless fashion staple. Del Toro is ready to provide you with a classic pair of white kicks. Also we will include our perspective on purchasing YOUR correct pair of white shoes and how to wear them with confidence and style. Prepare yourself to take notes on the ‘Art of White Kicks’. [...]

Indigo Girl

Not quite blue, but not quite violet, indigo is in this season. Originating from a plant-based dye, indigo has been used to pigment textiles since early human history. In today's fashion, indigo bears an imperfect, overdyed appeal. For Del Toro's SS16 "Voyage to Africa" Collection, Matthew Chevallard sourced authentic indigo fabrics from the west African nation of Mali. [...]

Your Next 5 Island Destinations

Summer 2016 has arrived and it's time to turn the music louder than usual and experience foreign foods without regret. We at Del Toro believe in seeing beauty beyond footwear. Recently the team got together to grab drinks and discuss our summer travel plans. It was great to hear about the different trips and tropical getaways. Here [...]

How Do You Wear Del Toro Slippers?

Having dealt with hundreds of customers, we are often asked, “How do you wear Del Toro slippers? Concerned that you can’t pull them off? Team Del Toro is here to assist. Thought to be the house shoe of Victorian men, the slipper silhouette is a surprisingly versatile shoe. Its transitional design suddenly becomes comfortable when [...]

Wrist Game Proper

What does your bracelet or timepiece say about your personality? Just think about it, a quick glance at your wrist is a much more elegant approach to keep tabs on time during a meeting or date. Not to mention there are several occasions where it may not be in your best interest to check your phone [...]

Dress Like Disick

This past holiday weekend, Scott Disick placed Del Toro slippers at the focal point of his patriotic ensemble. At a Nobu Malibu Fourth of July party, Disick was seen in all white, with the exception of his "Lord Disick" bespoke Del Toros. Image courtesy of Instagram Labor Day is just under two months away, but if [...]

Fourth of July: Men’s Shoe Edit

On behalf of team Del Toro, we wish you a joyful and patriotic Fourth of July. We’re proud to be headquartered in the United States and to be sold at locations coast-to-coast. Rep your nation’s colors in Del Toro shoes. Whether your partial to neutrals or bolds, visit our website or Miami and New York [...]

Fourth of July: Women’s Shoe Edit

Ladies, celebrate the stars and stripes in Del Toro shoes and accessories. Moving around? Stay comfortable in our higher top chukkas, boxing or Sardegna sneakers. For day-to-night cool, opt for a classic Del Toro slipper, a style available in varying textures, prints and embroideries. Top off your ensemble with a perfectly stackable Intrecciato bracelet. Need [...]

SS’17 ‘Yala Collection’

Del Toro continues their traveler series and journeys to Morocco for the release of their ‘Yala Collection’ for Spring/ Summer 2017. Matthew Chevallard and Del Toro began their showcase this past week in Pitti Uomo in Florence, where they presented their SS'17 collection along with collaborations with artists including Eduardo Sarabia and Katherine Bernhardt. Notable guests [...]

NBA Finals 2016 in Del Toro’s

Andre Iguodala wearing Leopard Pony Hair Chukkas Steph Curry wearing Black Velvet Slippers Richard Jefferson wearing Chukkas Steph Curry wearing Navy Camo Chukkas Kyrie Irving wearing Green Camo Chukkas Steph Curry in Leopard Pony Hair Chukkas

Chandler Parsons Takes Cannes: His French Riviera Favorites

As a Del Toro brand ambassador, Dallas Mavericks player Chandler Parsons is often caught by style stalkers, fans and paparazzi in our chukkas, boots and slippers. At this year’s 69th annual Cannes Film Festival, Chandler styled his French Riviera formalwear with Del Toro shoes. Stepping out with supermodel girlfriend Toni Garrn, Chandler paired his Del [...]

Moda Operandi x Del Toro x Pack Mentality

Del Toro and Moda Operandi have done it again, this time with a new collaborator, The Pack Mentality! If you love your pooch as much as we do, then you'll love our newest project.  Send in a picture of your pup to find his or her face stitched across velvet slippers and totes. Don’t have [...]

Russell Westbrook Rocks Zebra DT’s before Game 6

Russell Westbrook carried the Oklahoma City Thunder to a pivotal win in Game 5 of their Western Conference series against the San Antonio Spurs. He was big throughout the night, but also came up with the biggest buckets in the biggest moments of the night as well. Before Game 6 ever started on Thursday night, [...]

SS16 ‘Voyage to Africa’ Collection Release Party

Miami, FL – May 12, 2016 – Del Toro launched their Spring/ Summer 2016 Collection with a blow out party at their Wynwood boutique. This season, Del Toro continues on their journey around the world and takes a ‘Voyage to Africa’ inspired by tribal cultures throughout Africa. The SS16 collection notes inspiration of color, beading and [...]

DT Wedding

Calling impending nuptials: searching for the perfect wedding shoe? Looking for a unique gift for your groomsmen or bridesmaids?   Look no further than the Del Toro slipper. We’ve outfitted brides and grooms around the world in custom footwear for their big day.     Grooms, match a bespoke slipper to your tux or suit. [...]

M’ONOGRAM MANIA || Moda Operandi x DT Trunkshow

Wouldn’t you monogram everything in your closet if given the chance? It’s chic, everyone will remember your name and (most importantly) it prevents that girl from actually stealing your look. From beaded bags to bathing suits, sneakers and stationery, stake your claim on the covetable pieces we’d love to call our own. Available Exclusively at [...]

DT NYC || SS16 ‘Voyage to Africa’ Release Party

Spring/ Summer 2016 'Voyage to Africa' Soho, NY – May 3, 2016- Del Toro launched their Spring/ Summer 2016 Collection with a blow out party at their New York Store in Soho. This season, Del Toro continues on their journey around the world and takes a 'Voyage to Africa’ inspired by tribal cultures throughout Africa. The [...]

DT || Mother’s Day Sale

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Barneys New York x DT

Del Toro Navy Suede Chukka with Kente Fabric Del Toro Black Suede Chukkas with Leopard Printed Sole Del Toro Black Nappa Leather Croc Embossed Chukkas Del Toro Grey Nappa Leather Boxing Sneaker Del Toro Black Leather and Suede Boxing Sneaker Del Toro Red Leather and Suede Boxing Sneaker Del Toro Alto Chukka Sneaker Del Toro Black Quilted Chukka Del [...]

Kente || SS16 Collection

The Kente fabrics used in Del Toro’s ‘Voyage to Africa’ SS16 Collection originate from the Akan people of South Ghana, where Kente is an icon of African culture and heritage. The word Kente, means basket in the Akan dialect and originated in the Ashanti Kingdom in the 17th century AD. Due to the time and [...]

SS16 || Voyage to Africa

Voyage to Africa As we move into the Spring/ Summer 2016 season, Del Toro continues their travelers series and takes a ‘Voyage to Africa.’ Inspired by tribal cultures throughout Africa, the SS16 collection notes inspiration of color, beading pattern and texture from different African nations from East to West Africa. “Consistent with our world traveler [...]

Indigo || SS16 Collection

Indigo The fabrics used in Del Toro’s ‘Voyage to Africa’ SS16 Collection come from the African nation of Mali; where Indigo is more than just a beautiful blue dye but a way of life for many. Indigo, known throughout the earliest civilizations for its ability to color fabrics a deep blue was originally extracted from [...]

Antonia x Del Toro

Last year, Del Toro celebrated its 10th anniversary of high-powered success. A trait highly-visible in the new cool spring line-up. What originally started out as luxury brand eager to fill a void in the market for affordable and customized velvet slippers has evolved into a lifestyle brand for men and women. Hand-crafted on Italy’s Adriatic [...]

DT || Around the World Series

Del Toro Shoes is pleased to announce their newest ‘Around The World’ series, which will be released worldwide this spring. Del Toro Shoes has chosen their most internationally recognized retailers to participate in the release: Colette, Barneys New York, Antonia, The Webster and Level Shoe District. This international showcase will continue to strengthen Del Toro’s tradition [...]

SOBEWFF x Del Toro Collaboration

Del Toro Shoes teamed up with SOBE Wine & Food Festival 2016 to customize a pair of Del Toro's for their Top 20 Chefs. The shoes were designed to compliment each chefs charming personality and delectable signature dishes!   The Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & [...]

NYMFW || Palmiers du Mal Fashion Show

The Autumn/Winter 2016 collection was the first to be presented on the runway during the CFDA NYFW: Men’s shows on Platform 2 at Skylight Clarkson Square in New York City. “We couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity,” says Creative Director, Shane Fonner, “and I think the runway is the perfect conduit for allowing us [...]

Del Toro || New York Men’s Fashion Week 2016

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NYMFW || EFN Fashion Show

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Ocean Drive || Miami Heat Player Justise Winslow on Living in Miami

Justise Winslow may be new to Miami, but he’s becoming as big a fan of the city as Miami Heat fans are of him. Joining the workforce for the first time is always tough, but imagine being asked to relocate, trying to learn new lingo, and taking on the company’s toughest assignment during your first [...]

Del Toro x Selfridge

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Del Toro x Superga at Pitti Uomo- Florence

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Del Toro E-Gift Cards are Here!

With Christmas around the corner, it's not too late to give the ultimate gift this Holiday season, a Del Toro E-Gift Card. Our Del Toro virtual gift card can be purchased online and will arrive directly into your recipient’s email inbox which is ideal for last minute presents! Valid for any purchase made on DelToroShoes.com and at [...]

Del Toro x Tibi Pop Up Shop

Miami, FL – December 10, 2015 – This season, Tibi collaborated with luxury lifestyle brand, Del Toro Shoes to offer limited edition velvet slippers. As a fun play on the molecular and DNA theme of the Tibi Resort 2016 ready-to-wear collection, the slippers, available in two colorways, are embroidered with ionic charges (+ / -). To celebrate [...]

Del Toro 10 Year Anniversary

Miami, FL – December 4, 2015- Del Toro Shoes celebrated their 10 year anniversary with the release of their 2nd annual, Wynwood Building shoe and with a performance and shoe release with artist ILoveMakonnen. Del Toro showed off their freshly redesigned flagship boutique and let’s just say between the assortment of dope kicks and ILoveMakonnen bringing the musical vibes [...]