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Fuchsia Shoes

Luxury shoes empowering artisans worldwide... One step at a time

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News > About Us | Kitsap Bank
November 30, 2019
Fuchsia Shoes Inc. of Bothell edged out four other worthy competitors in Kitsap Bank's sixth annual edg3 FUND small business competition, taking home the grand prize of $25,000. Edg3 FUND (rhymes with hedge fund) was created to recognize small businesses that are not only working hard to make a profit, but are also having a positive impact on the community.
Shoes with a soul
November 4, 2019
What started out as a shopping spree for one Seattle woman has grown quickly into a thriving enterprise providing living wages and essential benefits to the car
Fuchsia Brings Traditional Pakistani Ballet Flats to Seattle
October 23, 2019
Afshan Abbas is a self-described shoe lover. In 2012, while on vacation in her hometown of Karachi, she discovered khussas, a style of ballet flats local to Pakistan. After bringing a few pairs back to Seattle, she found she wasn't the only one who loved the colorful shoes.
Seattle's Fuchsia shoes wants to be the next Toms
December 13, 2016
Afshan Abbas is co-founder of Fuchsia, a Seattle-area startup that's making one of a kind shoes in Pakistan and selling them to a western market.
Fuchsia Shoes Launches with Successful Kickstarter
February 25, 2016
A fully funded $10,000 Kickstarter campaign is exciting, but a fully funded $10,000 Kickstarter campaign in just two days is mind boggling. Afshan Abbas, cofounder and CEO of Bellevue-based Fuchsia Shoes, certainly was surprised at how quickly her Kickstarter campaign was funded.
Souvenirs from home helped one woman create business with a soul | Kirkland Reporter
May 1, 2015
It all started with a shopping spree. The sun was bright and the smells from the market reminded Afshan Abbas why she had crossed an ocean to visit her hometown of Karachi in Pakistan. Afshan Abbas By Dan Aznoff Contributed It all started with a shopping spree.
Put Your Best Foot Forward: Fuchsia Footwear - Vanguard Seattle
March 9, 2015
Warmer weather means you can retire your winter boots and get your feet into some of spring's great footwear, including sneakers, sandals and flats of all kinds. What could be better than a beautifully handmade pair of flats or sandals to slip your feet into?
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