Casadei was founded in 1958,in a small workshop in San Mauro Pascoli, where Quinto and Flora Casadei
created the first collection of sandals designed for tourists holidaying on the Italian Riviera.
It was the time of the economic boom and the “Made-in-Italy” miracle. In just ten years, the workshop
was transformed into a small, highly specialized footwear business which exported its products to
Germany and the USA.
During the Seventies, its growth continued with the first advertising campaigns, exports to Japan
and the opening, in 1977, of its first single-brand store in Brussels. The Eighties, instead, saw
consolidation of the brand on international markets including, first and foremost, the Middle East