NUR-SULTAN – Z SHOES is a year-old Kazakh company that domestically produces premium quality, affordably priced halal natural leather shoes and accessories for men, women and children. The company envisions the Made in Kazakhstan label becoming synonymous with quality and is doing its best to contribute to the effort.
Mining engineer and PhD Dastan Makhambetov founded the brand last year and opened the first store in the capital. He noted “sooner or later, the country will give preference to domestic producers.”
Z SHOES quickly became known among city residents for its quality and attractive prices. The company opened two stores in the capital and four more in bigger cities and towns like Kyzylorda, Shymkent, Ust-Kamenogorsk and Zhezkazgan. Stores in Kokshetau, Pavlodar and Taraz are next in line.
“We are constantly working to best match the market trends, giving customers the opportunity not only to buy quality shoes, but to create trendy looks. (We offer) a professional, individual approach and the willingness to always listen to the customer,” according to its website.
Z SHOES takes quality to another level, as it is the first Central Asian brand to meet halal standards. Footwear produced in its factory fully complies with Shariah principles and norms, as the production, storage, transportation of materials and the manufacturing process align with the requirements of its technical regulations.
The spring – summer collection is designed with special attention to detail ensuring maximum comfort. The insole is equipped with Memory Foam material that takes the shape of the foot. The soft orthopaedic soles use natural hypoallergenic materials and EVA copolymer, making them very flexible.
The young company even started with offers extending the usual 14-day warranty to 90 days.
Are the quality and price too good to be true? The manufacturers indicate they try to keep prices the lowest possible, adding customers should never expect 50-70 percent discounts at the stores.
Z SHOES gives their styles Kazakh names, as if giving each pair a soul. The shelves carry designs like Nurbek sneakers or Diana brogues.
The company also takes individual orders. Updates are available on their Instagram account @zshoeskz and online store zshoes.kz.