Meet Dr. Michele

Meet Dr. Michele

Dr. Michele Summers is the Co-Founder and Chief Designer of 34 Minutes. Dr. Michele was raised in Sacramento, CA.  She went on to study pre-med at University of California at Berkeley where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Physiology.  After working in both education and medical research in Sacramento, CA, for one year,…

Meet Angela

Meet Angela

Angela Summers is the Co-Founder and Shoe Designer of 34 Minutes. Angela graduated from American River College in Sacramento with an Associate’s degree in art and then continued her education as a paralegal at Community College of San Francisco. She has worked in the fashion industry at Macy’s and various other department stores. She has also worked on designing…

Why Shoes?

Why Shoes?

Why would a podiatrist make shoes for women? I’ve been a practicing podiatrist for over 17 years, and as a physician, my mission has always been to help people’s feet feel better. And now, as a shoe designer, my mission has not changed. I am on a very focused mission to help women’s feet feel…

Why are the shoes called “34 Minutes”?

Why are the shoes called “34 Minutes”?

Why “34 Minutes”? As a foot and ankle specialist, I’ve been working with feet and shoes for over 15 years, and during that time I’ve been doing research on shoes and, more specifically, on how to make women’s shoes feel better. I’ve taken my medical expertise of the function of the foot and combined it with my shoe research…

Why “Made in the USA”?

Why “Made in the USA”?

Dr. Summers’ Turns to Fall: Redefining Sexy, Comfort Shoes with a Made in the USA Brand Los Angeles, CA.— As a shoe, foot, and ankle specialist for the last 16 years, the ambitious Dr. Michele Summers has taken on a new challenge: to aid women who want to look sharp, sophisticated, and polished in high…

Meet Jen

Meet Jen

Jen Summers is the Creative Director for 34 Minutes Shoes. She also manages the Customer Service team at 34 Minutes Inc. Jen Summers is a fashion stylist, wardrobe stylist, costume designer, and fashion designer. She has been working independently in this field since 1997.  She has excelled at her work as a fashion stylist and…

Our Design

Our Design

Our technology is a world’s first.  It incorporates cutting edge technology, including NASA created PORON, paired with luxurious materials and unique constructions to make beautiful shoes that feel wonderful all day long.  NASA created Poron is a revolutionary material that under a microscope looks like 1000 little air bubbles per square inch, and even after years of…