Kazar. High heels. High fashion.Kazar has become a symbol of fashion and trends on a global level. Synonym of sensuality, originality and prestige. Kazar collections complement the modern, active lifestyle of men and women. They let you create a strong, uncommon appearance and express yourself in a unique way. They combine the avant-garde, good style and unconditional commitment to quality. Modern design and precise finishes accompany careful attention to every detail.
Kazar company founded by four co-owners: Zbigniew Inglot, Krzysztof Kassan, Dariusz Łyszczak and Artur Kazienko. The Company initially operates as a wholesale distributor of Italian shoes.
The first corporate store opens in Katowice
Arthur Kazienko becomes the sole owner of Kazar Footwear, redefining its policy and strategy. The company focuses on the development of a prestigious brand by creating a fashion brand and building a network of stores offering high quality footwear, handbags and briefcases. Kazar stores open in carefully selected locations - the most prestigious shopping centres located in major Polish cities.
The opening of Kazar flagship store in the prestigious Mokotów shopping centre in Warsaw.
Kazar Footwear is awarded the first Business Gazelle title, confirming its membership in the elite group of the fastest growing companies in Poland. The title is awarded by the Business Pulse to the companies characterised by an outstanding dynamic growth and innovation.
Kazar opens its store in the Silesia City Centre in Katowice, the largest shopping centre in Silesia. The retail space of Kazar stores increased to 180m2.
Kazar receives the second Business Gazelle title, confirming its strong position on the Polish market. Once again, the company is distinguished for innovative and dynamic growth rate.
Kazar shoes appear at first fashion shows.
The beginning of the cooperation with the duo designers Paprocki & Brzozowski.
Kazar brand identifies itself increasingly more with the fashion,
establishes relationships with stylists and appears in fashion magazines.
Kazar receives the third Business Gazelle title. The company strengthens its position in the elite group of the fastest growing companies in Poland.
Kazar Footwear receives the fourth Business Gazelle title, confirming the fact that it belongs to the leading companies standing out for their dynamic development and innovativeness.
Kazar Footwear receives Service Quality Emblem 2010, gaining a membership in an elite group of the most consumer-friendly companies in Poland.
Kazar Footwear receives the fifth Business Gazelle title, awarded by Business Pulse to companies for their dynamic growth and innovation. Constantly, despite unfavourable economic conditions and the initial wave of the crisis, the company maintains a strong position on the market and grows continually.
Kazar shoes accompany a fashion show by Ewa Minge,
during New York Fashion Week.
Kazar shoes appear on the catwalks of Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland - the largest fashion event in Poland, accompanying fashion shows of the leading designers including: Agnieszka Maciejak, Natalia Jaroszewska, Agata Wojtkiewicz.
Kazar Shoes accompany a showing of Teresa Rosati’s collection
in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hills Fashion Festival.
Kazar brand once again appears on the catwalks of Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland - the largest fashion event in Poland. Kazar shoe collection accompanies shows of the leading Polish fashion designers including Agnieszka Maciejak, Łukasz Jemioł, the duo Paprocki & Brzozowski and Natalia Jaroszewska
Kazar Footwear receives Forbes Diamonds award 2011, awarded to companies with the greatest potential for development which quickly increase the value they hold. The ranking, which takes into account the data from the last three years, is prepared by Forbes Magazine in cooperation with Dun & Bradstreet.
Kazar Footwear receives the first prize in the international competition Central and Eastern Europe Real Estate Retail Awards. The award in the Fashion category proves that the company aims to create trends, not only in fashion, but also as an organization.
Kazar Footwear opens its 40 store in Golden Terraces
shopping centre in Warsaw - one of the most prestigious
shopping centres in Poland.
The opening gathers many fans of the brand.
Kazar Footwear receives the second Service Quality Emblem and becomes a leader in the category of Service Quality Shoe Stores gaining and the same time the membership in the elite group of the friendliest TOP 100 companies in Poland in 2012.
Kazar collection once again gains the designers’ approval and appears on the runways of Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland. The leading Polish fashion designers choose to show shoes Kazar in their latest collection. This time, Kazar shoes appeared on the catwalks of Łukasz Jemioł, Natalia Jaroszewska, Olga Mieloszyk and Ewa Kozieradzka.
Kazar Footwear opens its store in the Poznan Brewery shopping centre - one of the most luxurious shopping centres in Poland.
Kazar Footwear receives the sixth Business Gazelle title, strengthening its position in the elite group of the fastest growing companies in Poland, constantly highlighting its dynamic growth and innovation.
Kazar brand has been awarded Superbrands Created in Poland 2013. The award confirms the tremendous success of the Polish brand on the fashion market. Kazar owns its strong position and belonging to one of the best Polish brands to his distinctive and consistent image and unique products that it offers. The award is the evidence of customer’ trust in Kazar which has become a recognizable and worth recommending brand.
Kazar company for the second time has received the prestigious title of Fashion Retailer of the Year, awarded in the European competition CEE Retail Real Estate Awards. Kazar has become a member of the best retail market companies group of Central and Eastern Europe which are characterized by an outstanding experience, expertise and knowledge. The award confirms the big market share, the positive impact on its development, reputable growth and unquestionable commercial success in the CEE region.
On November 23rd 2013 in Promenade Shopping Centre in Bucharest Kazar Footwear opens its first overseas Kazar store. Bold approach to trends, a wide range of luxury shoes and accessories aroused great interest in the collection. The opening day accumulated masses of customers, who were welcomed Kazar brand extremely positively. The store in Bucharest is the first step of Kazar brand to expand in Europe and it is the first of the eight stores that are going to be opened in Romania.
Kazar Footwear once again was rewarded in the Polish Quality Service Programme. The prestigious title of Star Service Quality 2014 in the category of footwear, as the most friendly company in the opinion of consumers.
Kazar company for the third time has received the prestigious title of Fashion Retailer of the Year, awarded in the European competition CEE Retail Real Estate Awards. Kazar has become a member of the best retail market companies group of Central and Eastern Europe which are characterized by an outstanding experience, expertise and knowledge. The award confirms the big market share, the positive impact on its development, reputable growth and unquestionable commercial success in the CEE region.
On 14th January 2015, we opened our next overseas Kazar branch. Now the Kazar brand can also be found in Abu Dhabi in the Yas Mall shopping centre. Yas Mall is the largest shopping centre in Abu Dhabi located in a strategic point at the heart of the island of the Yas Island. This opening is another step in the international development of the brand. A further Kazar branch is planned for the United Arab Emirates in March 2015 in Dubai.
12 February 2015 Kazar won the title Dependable Employer of the Year 2014. This award is a trophy crowning our success in the pursuit to be a reliable, dependable and friendly employer. People are our greatest asset, which is why we feel responsible for every employee and the quality of the work we offer them. This award summarises and highlights our intense efforts to create and uphold the highest possible standards in our human resource policy.
10 April 2015 Kazar opened its very first Hungarian store in the Allee shopping centre in Budapest. The Allee Centre is the latest and one of the largest shopping centres in Budapest. This opening is a great success for Kazar. On the opening day itself, crowds of customers flooded the store keen to check out our exclusive range of new shoes and accessories that, despite the great diversity on offer from local competitors, also stands out on the Hungarian market in terms of design and quality.
Superbrands title is awarded to brands which, thanks to their consistent image and unique products, achieve market success.
The title of Star Service Quality 2014 as the most friendly company in the opinion of consumers.
The title Dependable Employer of the Year 2014 crowning our success in the pursuit to be a reliable, dependable and friendly employer.
Prize in the international competition Central And Eastern Europe Retail Real Estate Awards.
Kazar – the leader of service quality. We found ourselves in the elite group of the TOP 100 friendliest companies in Poland.
The prestigious award given to companies with the greatest potential for development and the fastest expanding value
The title is awarded by the Business Pulse. Kazar Footwear has received the award eight times (2005, 2007-2013).
We develop awareness of needs and take care of children’s rights supporting the activities of Unicef.
We develop and fulfil dreams joining noble Christmas Package project.
With the support of friends, well-wishing people and many companies we were able to arrange charity auction.
We care about the development of education of children and youth donating to local schools.
We support the development of health responding to the needs of local provincial hospital and other healthcare institutions.
We care about the development of education of children and youth donating to local schools.
We develop social initiatives supporting foundations and associations.
We care for comprehensive development subsidizing museums and promoting culture and sports.