Valentina Gallo was born in Venice and grew up between Veneto and Marche, two of the most important Italian regions in the creation and production of the best designer footwear in the world. As a child, Valentina discovered her great passion and has worked diligently to bring her passion to life by refining her creative and design skills.
Valentina moved to Milan to study and she graduated with a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University and later obtained a Master's Degree in Business Management from the ESCP in Paris. With her extensive university knowledge, she gained experience by working at globally renowned fashion houses that specialize in the finest of designer footwear.
Valentina fundamentally believes that her finest designs are accredited to her continued research, in the form of travel. She believes that spending quality time with inspirational women around the world is what makes her designs unique, timeless and appealing globally. That being said, she dedicated many years of her life to living outside of Italy and found inspiration in Buenos Aires-a city that remains in her heart- as well as Madrid, Miami, Sydney and Dubai.
Valentina returned to Italy in 2015 where she obtained a diploma in design and technique of footwear at the prestigious Politecnico Calzaturiero in Padova and began to work with international brands in the development of luxury footwear.
In 2016, she founded her own company and launched her own line of customizable footwear. From art to architecture and from traveling to dance, her many inspirations gave life to the Tango line that is rich in elegance and femininity.
Her timeless Tango design is comprised of the finest Italian leather, luminous colors, and exclusive silk accessories in which each pair is entirely hand made in Italy by the most experienced craftsmen. Valentina is not only proud of the beauty and elegance of the line but she is also pleased that her technical experience has allowed her to ensure the best possible fit, maximum comfort, and durability for each pair.