Amedeo Testoni was born in 1905 in Bologna, Italy, a historic center of shoemaking craftsmanship. His dream was to produce the finest men's shoes and see them in the most prestigious shops in the world. Testoni mastered the art of shoe making by working as an apprentice in the main workshops in town. This experience combined with his entrepreneurial spirit, led him to establish the firm of a.testoni in 1929. Today the collection has expanded to include a men and women's collection. All a.testoni shoes, belts, handbags, and luggage are crafted in Italy using fine leathers and fabrics. In addition to footwear, a.testoni also offers a collection of accessories, including handbags, bags and purses for women and bags, luggage, and belts for men.