WHO IS FREDA SALVADOR

FRĒDA SALVADOR IS AN ARTISAN LINE OF CONTEMPORARY, CUTTING EDGE, AND INFINITELY WALKABLE FOOTWEAR. PRODUCED IN A FAMILY FACTORY IN SPAIN, WE USE THE MOST LUXURIOUS LEATHERS AND HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS. OUR VISION IS INSPIRED BY THE DARING AND SELF-EXPRESSIVE WOMAN THAT EMBRACES CONFIDENCE AND EXUDES A CASUAL EASE IN HER DAY-TO-DAY LIFE. 

FRĒDA SALVADOR IS CRISTINA PALOMO-NELSON AND MEGAN PAPAY. TOGETHER THEY HAVE MERGED THEIR DESIGN BACKGROUNDS IN CONSTRUCTION AND FIT WITH THEIR UNIQUE, ARTISTIC POINT OF VIEW. AS A TEAM, CRISTINA AND MEGAN ASPIRE TO AND SPEND EVERY DAY REFINING THEIR ART TO DELIVER THE STYLE OF SHOES THEY BELIEVE IN AND WOULD LOVE TO WEAR THEMSELVES.

MEGAN PAPAY

MEGAN STUDIED COSTUME DESIGN AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA AND BEGAN HER CAREER IN FASHION IN THE CELEBRITY STYLING DEPARTMENT OF CALVIN KLEIN. AFTER CK SHE JOINED ONE OF THE TOP FASHION PR FIRMS IN NEW YORK, THEN LEFT TO START HER OWN COLLECTION OF ACCESSORIES. HER LINE QUICKLY GOT PICKED UP BY HENRI BENDEL AND OTHER LUXURY RETAILERS ACROSS THE US. IN 2005 SHE MOVED TO SAN FRANCISCO AND BEGAN HER CAREER IN FOOTWEAR DESIGN.

CRISTINA PALOMO-NELSON

CRISTINA COMES FROM ONE OF THE LARGEST SHOE MAKING FAMILIES IN CENTRAL AMERICA. SHE GREW UP IN THE FACTORIES, WAITING FOR THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO LAUNCH HER OWN LINE. SHE STUDIED FOOTWEAR CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN AT THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMED ARS SUTORIA IN MILAN AND GOT HER MASTERS IN FASHION AT THE ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY IN SAN FRANCISCO.