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 – email us to schedule your 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!

To make the most of your time, and to get pointed in the right direction for your personal needs, please include as much information and detail as possible in your initial email.

Do you have an outline of your project? What is your single biggest shoemaking challenge? What is your background? How much time and money have you spent trying to solve your challenge before contacting “The Shoe Dog?”

Please advise if you have any photos, drawings, specs, or product briefs relevant to your project.

We will get back to you within 48 hours of sending your email request for consulting services.

Private Consultation: Rates vary with project.

Hourly, short term, and long term services available. Discounted rates available for VIP’s who have purchased the All Access Pass.

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.