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A handout photo of shoes by Stella Luna, a retail business owned by Chinese contract shoe manufacturer Stella International.
A handout photo of shoes by Stella Luna, a retail business owned by Chinese contract shoe manufacturer Stella International.
(Handout/Stella Luna)

CARL MORTISHED

Prada’s contract manufacturer takes the retail plunge

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The shoe is now being tested on the other foot as far as fashion footwear is concerned. Stella International, a Taiwanese contract manufacturer which makes shoes for Prada, has opened its first overseas boutique on Boulevard St. Germain in Paris selling luxury pumps and heels under its own Stella Luna brand.