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#495 – Vince Lebon On Building A Global Shoe Brand/

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  • October 24, 2019

Vince Lebon – Design Thinker & Founder, CEO & Designer at Rollie Nation

Vince is one of the top shoe designers in Australia and is the founder, CEO, and designer at Rollie. Vince won the Pensole Scholarship at D’wayne Edwards’ design academy and took out the Pensole x Footlocker x Asics ‘Future of Footwear’ Competition.

Vince has worked with Adidas to help set their design direction and vision, and his company Rollie has been named in Power Retail’s top 150 online retailers and labeled as a brand to watch.

Rollies are sold in leading shoe stores around the world, including Australia, New Zealand, Italy, France, and the US.

On today’s episode of The Daily Talk Show, we discuss:

– Starting Rollie
– The Pensole Design Academy sabbatical
– Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge
– Building a global brand from Australia
– Misconceptions starting a company in the US
– Being vegetarian
– How to get started in the industry
– Fashion advice
– Designing and manufacturing shoes

Vince on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vince_lebon

Rollie: https://www.rollienation.com

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