M.Gemi is a unique luxury brand unbound by traditional models, delivering handcrafted shoes and other products for men and women.



Boston, Massachusetts


Ben Fischman, Cheryl Kaplan and Maria Gangemi


Brand led commerce (DTC)

Main Co-Investors

Forerunner Ventures, General Catalyst, Accel

Combining old world craftsmanship with new world technology and accessibility, M.Gemi releases new styles each week at unique prices. Achieving the highest standards of quality, while delivering consistently fresh designs requires an ongoing commitment to best in class innovation and customer-focus.

Each piece is handmade in Italy at the most renowned family-owned workshops. M.Gemi’s uncompromised commitment to quality, brought to market at an unconventional speed, positions the company at the forefront of the new luxury market and sets a new standard for direct to consumer brands.

Founded in March 2015 by CEO Ben Fischman, President Cheryl Kaplan and Chief Merchant Maria Gangemi, the company has offices in New York and Florence, in addition to storefronts in New York City’s Soho neighborhood and Boston’s Prudential Center.