AN INTERVIEW WITH STEVE MADDEN
Steve Madden is an example of the American Dream. The youngest of three brothers, he founded his eponymous company in 1990 with $1,100 and a trunk filled with shoes. Today, the brand spans the globe thanks to his lifelong dedication to a craft he couldn’t escape. Below, Madden’s thoughts on our “fine nine” as precise as his designs as he reveals what it takes to make a quality brand, and how unlikely an unlikely circumstance birthed one great relationship.
Read the full feature in our online issue: