1866 Matías Pujadas opened a small workshop in Inca, Majorca, and he began crafting tailor-made shoes and started a family tradition of shoemakers which has lasted six generations.
A generation later, his son Mateo Pujadas followed his father’s steps, and opened one of the first factories of Goodyear-stitched shoes in the Balearic Islands.
In 1961 José Albaladejo Pujadas, the founder’s great-grandson, continued the family tradition. After a short training with the best shoemaker in Florence he set up one of the largest shoe companies in Spain.
José Albaladejo decided to create a new company together with his wife and some of his sons in Majorca. The new business was called Carmina Shoemaker, and its aim was to create some of the world’s best hand-crafted shoes.
In 1998, opening of the first Carmina Shoemaker store in Madrid at Claudio Coelho.
Learn more about Branchini on their website: http://branchini.net/