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Sydney Brown, LLC

Sustainable, luxury footwear brand with in-house manufacturing in Los Angeles, USA

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Fashion
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2011
  • Employees 1
  • Website

Company Summary

Sydney Brown is a directional, luxury footwear label, which offers a unique combination of highly desirable, dynamic design and ethical and sustainable production. Using cutting-edge manufacturing processes in her self-owned factory in Los Angeles, Sydney Brown's consciously constructed shoes are free of animal products and use eco-friendly materials, aiming to create every pair of shoes with a ‘cradle to cradle’ life cycle.


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    Laura Sydney Brown
    Creative Director & CEO

    Brown holds a BA in French and Arts & Ideas from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and L’Université de Provence à Aix in France; and MA in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

    She is deeply inspired by her ten years of living and working in Japan, where she honed her design skills and launched two successful businesses in the entertainment industry:

    Former CEO of ArcTokyo Productions GmbH, an artist management a

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    Mike Menerey
    Chief Financial Officer

    CPA and former CFO with 27 years of experience in financial management, operational and investment oversight

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    Caspar Böhme
    Head of Product Development

    Mr. Böhme studied footwear design at the acclaimed Cordwainers School at the London College of Fashion.

    He has worked as a technical footwear developer for Y-3 Yohji Yamamoto for Adidas; SLVR Adidas; Nordenfeldt; Mulo; and Mohammed Mayer.

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    Trina Albus
    Head of Social Media

    Albus is a seasoned technology strategist with 15+ years of career experience, including 7 years in social media. She currently provides social strategy and product development consulting for a roster of clients.

    She serves as a mentor at Launchpad LA and Amplify and as an advisor to local start ups. She teaches social strategy through Skillshare, General Assembly and CoLoft Academy.

    Albus is a contributor to Financial Times Press book, 33


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    Francesco R. Barbera, Esq.
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    Matthew Apodaca CPA, CGMA

Previous Investors

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    Michael Murphy
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    Howard Lazar