JacQ / JacQ’s Story


JacQ aims to bring the power of faith in human kindness and believe in the beauty of meaningful giving.

Our Story

JacQ was founded in 2015 by a group of friends whose vision is to create sustainable fashion meanwhile bringing products that are trendy, comfortable, and durable to customers all around the world. Our products are designed and handcrafted in Kobe, Japan using locally-sourced and eco-friendly materials. By supporting local artisans, we enhance the cultural value and retain jobs for skilled laborers so that they can preserve their traditions. Our designs focus on safety and feet care—bringing the utmost attention to your health while not compromising the beauty of the shoe.

In addition to delivering you high-quality products and protecting our planet, we are also committed to bringing awareness to the impoverished regions of Vietnam. We promise that each full-priced item that you purchase, we will donate a pair of shoes to a child in need.

Today, you can find us in the biggest shopping malls in Vietnam and Singapore. You can also shop with us online at our website.  Thank you for always choosing JacQ!

Thanks for choosing JacQ!


  • Designed and made in Japan
  • Handmade craftsmanship
  • Sustainable fashion, eco-friendly
  • Local resources
  • Designs focused on safety and feet care
  • Community giving

Vision, Mission, and Core Values 

JacQ is a company that is committed to creating sustainable and stylish products that support local communities meanwhile promoting social responsibility. We do this by using vegan leather and sourcing 100% of our production from Kobe, Japan—utilizing its local resources. All of our footwear is designed and handmade by skilled artisans who craft the shoes using hand-dyed techniques.

For each full-priced item that is sold, JacQ promises to donate a pair of shoes for an underprivileged child in Vietnam.

We believe that fashion, sustainability, and community giving can all be achieved at once. And you can start with us.

Behind our Products and Brand

Rumi Tanaka is a young designer, living and working in Japan. She graduated from MODE Fashion Institute in Tokyo and holds teaching credentials in fashion. After graduation, Rumi went to New York for post-study work arrangement. She spent a few years here to collect hands-on experiences in fashion industry. Rumi has the ability to design both clothes and shoes. However, she devotes her time in designing shoes and loves every minute of it. She has designed shoes for major Japanese brands to participate in seasonal exhibition. Rumi collaborates with JacQ in our first design batch back in 2015 and spends her enthusiasm for the exclusive design templates.

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Lê Huỳnh Thành Danh (Jeremiah Lê) is a Vietnamese graphic designer with a strong passion for branding and magazine, currently living and working in Bangkok, Thailand. He graduated from Architecture University of Ho Chi Minh City with a Diploma in Architect but he loves graphic design. Jeremiah is the founder of Mile magazine and Giay magazine which are independent magazine, focus on art and lifestyle. Jeremiah joined JacQ since the first day and helped us with branding development.