About the Designer



Achilles' Heel has been incepted by Nirali Ruparel, a Mumbai-based entrepreneur whose distinctive precision, flair and creativity has allowed her to explore various fields, while lending her curiosity to several hobbies and passions. From being a sports and fitness consultant to having worked as part of media, her newest endeavor has led her down the path to becoming a footwear designer. After completing her design course from the well-known Footwear Design and Development Institute, Nirali was ready to fly the nest by launching her luxury shoe retail business with her own designer shoe label.


 Our hand-designed shoes are recommended for quintessential gentlemen whose sense of style transcends the fleeting looks of the season, and appeal to something more classic and refined in nature. Achilles' Heel aims to create not collections but shoe wardrobes for the giovane mondano man each season.