Private & Personal Footwear Consulting Services

What Technical Footwear Services Are Available?

Are you in need of more personalized help? Having trouble getting your footwear brand off the ground? Has something gone wrong with your shoes? Looking for a designer or a factory to make your shoes?

We offer private consulting with Wade Motawi, “The Shoe Dog.” These personal sessions will assess your project needs and set you up for success. Don’t waste any more time and money without consulting an expert – schedule your initial private consultation now.

“My goal is to help you save time, money, headaches, and heartaches. Solving your footwear challenge is my mission. With over 25 years of footwear design, development, merchandising, and sourcing experience, I have been there and I can help. I wrote the books on shoemaking!” – Wade Motawi

  • Break Down Barriers: Footwear project viability assessments, merchandising, design, and technical assistance.
  • Referrals for professional designers and developers.
  • Strategic footwear sourcing and procurement.
  • Introductions to trustworthy sourcing production managers and quality shoe factories.
  • Map Your Strategy: Build your business plan and solidify your brand identity.
  • Quality Control Product tear down, Wade will study your product inside & out 
  • Materials, components, and hardware sourcing.
  • China quality inspection information or inspection team referrals.
  • Assistance with costing and factory price negotiations.
  • Staff training, technical training, and private or semi-private customized lessons in shoemaking.
  • Footwear sustainability assessments, audits, and opportunities.
  • Just about anything shoe or product design-related!

Private Consultation: Rates vary with project
Hourly, short term, and long term services available. Let’s discuss your project and challenges!

To make the most of your time, please send a brief outline of your project and any specific questions you may have. If you have any photos, drawings, specs, or product briefs relevant to your questions please send them in advance of the meeting time.

The absolute confidentiality of your project is the standard operating procedure for our team. Your designs, product briefs, business plans, and marketing strategies will be handled with care and security. If you require an NDA please send in advance of your consultation.