Giuseppe Zanotti is one of the best Italian shoe brands today. The designer hails from the village of San Mauro Pascoli and worked for many of the leading fashion houses before opening up shop as a shoemaker and designer. His celebrated shoe collection is modern and vibrant, featuring unique and distinctive designs that almost appear to be art. Colors are vivid and many materials are used including leather, beads and metals. The shoes are prohibitively expensive, costing into the thousands of dollars. The brand also markets sneakers, handbags jewelry and other accessories, all in the Zabotti signature style.