Shoe and sandals making is usually perceived as a man’s profession and hence we see most persons who are into that profession are mostly men.
But at FAB COBBLER you in for a surprise because Banwo Deborah Ayomide — yes a lady– owns and runs the place, she does not just direct the affairs but “gets dirty” in the production process of shoe and sandals making.
According to Deborah when asked why she chose shoe making, she said “Well, it was a a mindset goal and trust me I am never shy about something that brings food and money to me”.
She said since she started shoe making in January, 2019 it has helped in building her confidence level towards facing challenges in life and also makes her feel unique as a woman in a trade perceived to be masculine.
You can reach FAB COBBLER via the following means;
Phone no: 090521003851
“What inspires my style for now is from what I see what others have done and is doing, I get an idea from it and do mine but moving forward I will soon be doing my designs”, Deborah said.
A shoe is a covering for the foot, typically made of leather, having a sturdy sole and not reaching above the ankle.
While a sandals is “a light shoe with either an openwork upper or straps attaching the sole to the foot”.(https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/sandal )