René Caovilla, Jewel Shoes in San Marco

by Web Editor
Exclusive jewel shoes by René Caovilla

In the 1950s, twenty-year-old René started working at his family’s footwear factory, revealing his talent as a ‘footwear sculptor’. Based in Venice, he has collaborated with fashion houses of the likes of Valentino, Dior, Galliano, Chanel and is noted for the stunning line of “jewel shoes” he co-created with Karl Lagerfeld. Shoe-designer to the stars, A-listers who adore his creations include Gwen Stefani, Robin Wright, Britney Spears and Sarah Jessica Parker.


[Main picture: limited-edition jewel shoes from Caovilla’s latest collection]


 His pumps in Venetian lace are truly iconic!


Opening Hours:
Open daily 10am-7pm

San Marco, 1296

Water boat:  Vaporetto line 1 or 2 (San Marco-Vallaresso stop)

Phone: +39 041 5238038

Official Website:

GPS: 45.43338, 12.33703
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