Steven Madden, Ltd., also known as Steve Madden, is a publicly traded company that designs and markets shoes and fashion accessories. Based in Long Island City, New York
The history of the footwear company started in 1990. Steve Madden founded his brand with only $1,100. Next year, he released his first popular product, the chunky platform shoe that redefined the category. Two more years later, he opened his first boutique in Soho.