Easily the most popular of the Italian men’s footwear labels especially for the upwardly mobile fashion conscious executive in Nigeria, this great international name or more or less popularized reptile skin shoes in this part of the world. With seemingly endless combination of styles from the conservative out to rightly outlandish shoes and sandals done in crocodile, body alligator, shark, yarkaroxy and Ostrich among other rare skins, Mauri became the label to wear to special functions and the favorite for most business men.
The first of Silky Touch’s major (joint) franchise partnerships, the relationship between the two companies dating back to the mid 1980’s has continued to grow, transcending into more personal bonds of warm friendship.
The home of Ogbuefi Victor Okolie in Nigeria is always a welcome abode for Gianliugi Mauri Executive Director of Mauri. The working relationship between Silky Touch and Mauri has been so mutually rewarding that through the sound knowledge of Ogbuefi Victor Okolie on Nigeria Fashion preferences Mauri designs besides the exclusive styles produced for silky touch customers, have generally recorded monumental success in the Nigerian Market.
The confidence of this Italian giant in Silky touch’s Thorough understanding of high profile style merchandizing encouraged Mauri to recommend Silky Touch as a solid and reliable franchise partner to some of fashion industry’s great names who were looking to penetrate the potentially viable sub Saharan Africa market. Indeed the success story of Silky Touch would be incomplete without this Italian manufacturer of the finest skin footwear, belt and exclusive leather accessories.