Steve Madden, the company, was founded by Steve Madden, the man, in 1990 in Brooklyn, where he started out making trend-advancing shoes one pair at a time. It was not long after that the Steve Madden focus on "now-ness" earned rave reviews from young female fans mad for the funky, chic, and yet competitively priced footwear it produced. The company popularized the "dressy sneaker," and continues to man the forefront of trends. A drama-infused tough-girl boot you'll pair with all kinds of outfitsLeather upper with buckle and belt accentsEasy pull-on styleLightly cushioned footbedManmade sole3/4" heel height. Leather. Manmade sole. Distressed leather upper. Buckles and brass hardware. Low-profile heel. Leather upper. Man-made lining.