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Monthly Archives: July 2017

High Heels Throughout History – The Swinging Sixties

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Kalena’s Italian Shoes is celebrating fifty years of business in iconic Little Italy on Commercial Drive and we would like to take you on a journey through the equally iconic history of High Heels in North America and the fashion that surrounds them. This is part two in the series, […]

High Heels Throughout History – The Fabulous Fifties

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Kalena’s Italian Shoes is celebrating fifty years of business in iconic Little Italy on Commercial Drive and we would like to take you on a journey through the equally iconic history of High Heels in North America and the fashion that surrounds them, starting with the fabulous fifties until our […]

Men’s Italian Spring & Summer Shoe Fashion for 2017

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] The warm weather is in full swing and what better time to redefine your wardrobe and create a new look that will make you stand out in the crowd? Shoes can make a bold statement when it comes to the overall impact of your outfits and when it comes to […]

Women’s Italian Spring Shoe Fashion for 2017

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Spring is here and that means new shoe fashions that kick off another season of designer Italian shoes. Kalena’s would like to present our top five shoes for women’s spring fashion that you need in your collection. Spring is a time of change, a time of renewal and what better way to […]

A Guide to Buying Shoes Online

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Hesitant about buying shoes online? Many people are and of course when it comes to purchasing high-quality shoes, it always is best to go in person and get to feel and try on the shoes before making a purchase. If you’re in the Vancouver area Kalena’s Italian Shoes has a location […]

KALENA’S Shoes featured as a legacy business in the latest BC Living Magazine!

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] We were really excited to be contacted by BC Living Magazine on a story they were doing on “7 of Vancouver’s Oldest Independent Boutiques”.   The article promoted the notion of big chain stores dominating the local market and the challenges faced by smaller retail companies as they struggle to […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Italian Shoes in Top Shape

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Let’s face it, deciding to purchase a pair of fine Italian leather shoes is not a small investment. Shoes of exceptional quality will last long naturally but if you really want to get the most out of your purchase, you need to make sure you take care of your shoes. […]

Buying shoes for KALENA’s at The MICAM is an expose into true inspiration!

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] Every year KALENA’s travels to Milan, Italy for The MICAM.  The MICAM is the leading international footwear fair, promoted by ASSOCALZATURIFICI ITALIANI, the Association of Italian Footwear Manufacturers.  The event is held twice a year in Milan, the fashion capital, in the modern and functional fair grounds of Rho Fiera. […]

Celebrating 50 Years With KALENA’S Shoes…An Interview with Veralena Casellato

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” admin_preview_bg=”] MARCO POLO  – Happy 50th, Kalena Shoes! Celebrate half a century of business, really, Veralena?
 VERALENA CASELLATO – Yes absolutely, thank you. 50 years! We are very proud of that milestone. MARCO POLO – For those that have not heard your story, can you explain how you came to envision the concept of Kalena […]