Protoype development, technical specification, production liasion.

Footwear Development encompasses all aspects of taking a product concept to production. Sourcing, prototype development and review with suppliers in Asia, technical product solutions, and production review and confirmation.

With extensive experience in production factories and interaction with key suppliers, The Directive Collective can accurately translate design intent to a realized, final product, at cost, on time and ready for mass production.

The development process may include; last development and measurement, shoe sizing and fit standards, pattern/colorway review, photo/sales samples coordination, prototype and production tooling as well as costing and material services.