ABOUT US

Growth is never by mere chance; It is the result of forces working together. And just like that, for CAI to reach the pinnacle of success, it took two competent entrepreneurs who dared to take an unprecedented business stride and shape an extraordinary trend in the footwear league. Aradhana & Dhanraj together launched The CAI Store in 2015. The duo made CAI with sole purpose of providing fashionable and modest footwear that is manufactured without the use of leather, with contemporary styles and a compassionate virtue warrantying the tagline - “handmade with love.” 

CAI began its journey with the compassionate motive of providing non-leather shoes and footwear locally and globally to the trend-conscious mart at a pocket-friendly rate. CAI aims at creating aesthetic yet functional shoes with a fresh take on conscious consumption. The brand incorporates a vast collection ranging from open and closed flats to heels and wedges in multiple colours, patterns, and embellishments.

Remaining true to their homegrown and bespoke sensibilities, the CAI store offers customization keeping in mind the eclectic tastes of the clientele. CAI believes in prioritizing customer satisfaction to create fashion-forward styles with impeccable quality.



OUR FOUNDERS

An epitome of grace and style herself, Aradhana Minawala & a visionary entrepreneur Dhanraj Minawala, are the founders of CAI footwear.

Aradhana is MSC in Marketing and Strategy from the esteemed Warwick University, United Kingdom & Dhanraj is a Gemmologist from GIA, London. After completing their studies, they worked in different companies for a few years & post their wedding they gained years of astounding experience in Dhanraj’s family business in the manufacturing of diamond jewellery. Aradhana always had an urge of doing something creative & environmental conscious, that’s when CAI was born. CAI Store was founded in the year 2015 with the sole purpose of providing fashionable and modest footwear that is manufactured without the use of leather, with contemporary styles and a compassionate virtue.

At CAI, Dhanraj takes care of the business development and manufacturing arm of the brand while Aradhana looks into Administration and Marketing at CAI shoes.



PHILOSOPHY

With the mindset that the quality of the product should speak for itself. All our designs are created under three standard rules: trendy, comfort and quality.

Our shoes introduce a fresh take on cruelty-conscious consumption, with ample variety in designs and sophisticated themes in the designs.

We create aesthetic yet functional footwear that distinctively sets us apart from the norm. We prioritize customer satisfaction and create fashion forward styles with impeccable quality above everything.

At Cai, we put in a lot of effort and ‘soul’ into our designs. Choosing the right colour and material helps us make the perfect pair of shoes for you!



HANDMADE WITH LOVE

CAI’s core principal revolves around the balance of design and craftsmanship, where every creative expression honour age old tradition. Handmade with love in our factory, the shoes are a combination of craftsman keen attention to detail and traditional techniques.

Combining traditional and new techniques of shoe making, our shoes are handcrafted from start to finish to ensure durability. Each pair is made lovingly by artisans who are passionate about their crafts.

Each shoe is checked and tested before launching. It’s comfort & durability is measured for a month before launching it out in the market. This special care is taken to ensure the product lasts long & adds value to our customers. CAI has always strived to achieve mastery in every aspect of creation and provide women around the world shoes of the highest quality.

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