Romango Shoes is a sole proprietorship of Rick Roman, who after years of work as a chemist and then a computer programmer, switched to the traditional art of creating handmade shoes.

Rick is also active with tango and yoga and teaches classes in both disciplines.

"Romango" is a combination of Rick's last name and tango.


Pattern Generator
Rick has created an open-source "pattern generator" for use by other shoemakers, which is available on
More information is avaliable here.