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Brand history

Razgulyaev Blagonravova is a boutique, luxury shoemaker from Russia. Hailing from Saint-Petersburg, we draw on the rich artistic and aristocratic tradition of Russia’s Northern capital to produce distinctive wearable pieces of art that decorate your feet and brighten your mood.

RxB has traditionally focused on luxury home shoes, hand made in small batches from leather. They carry designs that pay homage to the legacy of great painters in Russia and Europe – such as Kazimir Malevich, Henri Matisse, Salvador Dali, and England’s pre-Raphaelite master William Morris, to name just a few. The company also works with inspired contemporary artists.

Already established as a maker of exclusive home shoes, since last year we are bringing our unique artistic design and hand-made quality to a new range of outdoor shoes. RxB’s slippers, loafers and sneakers complement the home shoe collection and make sure that the great mood stays with you throughout the day. It is sure to inspire you – and conversation around you — whether you are at home, meeting friends, or having fun at a party.

Brand History

The brand is inspired by a St. Petersburg family tradition. Decades ago, the founder’s young grandmother gave a pair of hand-sown home shoes to her soon-to-be husband. This grew into a warm family tradition. As years went on, and the family grew, each year she made a pair of home shoes for the members of the family. Each year the shoes she made became more beautiful, and all the shoes made were infused the family’s spirit of love, care and warmth. 

In 2007, the brand’s founder, Milla Razgulyaeva-Blagonravova, decided to share her family ritual with the rest of the world – throwing the doors open to all those with a passion for beautiful shoes, a love of comfort, and an appreciation of the arts.

We welcome you to become a part of this story, and experience the joy of our distinctive, hand made shoes. 

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