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Learn a new skill with limitless possibilities for future passions as well as a better understanding of the industry

"FOR THE CULTURE, BY THE CULTURE"

Modern Vice Academy, a new school and event space in the Garment District of NYC that specializes in footwear creation, design, and development. 

Jordan Adoni started Modern Vice Academy, having a passion for footwear, wanted a place to teach people how to design shoes, create samples and inspire people to do more in the footwear industry. 

A place where creativity can flow freely, with a focus on art, music, fashion and shoes at Modern Vice Academy you’ll find the only place in town that customizes shoes and lets you design your ideal dream shoes. Featuring multiple styles of footwear such as sneakers, boots, flats, sandals and more. Stop by Modern Vice Academy and learn about the world of shoes.

Walk away with a one of a kind sneaker that is your own unique design.

IT'S YOURS

Build a network of likeminded, unique, industry professionals at the start of their careers.

Mack Complex is a unique space covered in floor to ceiling art from famous NYC artists from all 5 boroughs. Email us for information about booking events, videography, photography, brand launch parties, etc.

Interested in purchasing for a group? Want to host a super unique birthday or graduation event? Bulk discounts are available for parties of 6 or more. For additional info email us.

Our Team

The Modern Vice Academy was started by Jordan Adoni in the garment district of New York City. With a passion for footwear and have industry knowledge over 20+ years wanted to create a heart for design and innovation in NYC. 

Jordan Adoni, owner and founder of Modern Vice, has owned and operated the Made in Midtown shoe factory for over 10 years and therefor has a vast amount of knowledge about manufacturing, footwear sales, direct to consumer vs. wholesale models, design detailing, material knowledge and much more.  

NYC SHOE SCHOOL AND EVENT SPACE

What's included?

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Modern Vice ACADEMY

NEW SKILLS

NETWORK

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SHOP CLASSES

SHOP SHOES

Event Space

Shoemaking Party

CLASSES IN MAKING FOOTWEAR

FEATURING THE HOTTEST DESIGNERS, BRANDS & SILLOUETTES

Ranging from 2-4 days depending on the design and difficulty of the shoe class being purchased, students will learn to properly dismantle a shoe, dissect the parts to make the pattern, select from our beautiful selection of leathers, meshes, materials and components for your new design, cut the parts using your new pattern, assemble it and attach the original bottom to create your final finished customer pair.

NIKE, UGG, CONVERSE, BIRKENSTOCK, 

DR. MARTIN & MORE

All classes will supply an original shoe based on the class purchased (i.e. Ugg, Converse, Nike, etc.)

All classes will supply the tools and supplies needed for the shoes being made

All classes include leather from premium domestic and Italian tanneries

All classes include a selection of foams, meshes, threads, components, etc. 

Automatic entry into the monthly competition to showcase your design 

Tool kits available for sale

Classes are held from Thursday - Sunday from 10am-6pm

Each class has a 1 hour lunch break where Modern Vice Academy provides a NYC Lunch (Serving foods 

synonymous with NYC such as Pizza, Subs and more) and a 15 minute break


Classes limited to 12 students per class

Classes are non refundable and payment in full in advance is to book your spot

Modern Vice Academy                  247 West 38th Street, 3rd Floor        New York NY 10018

212-777-1851                                        Info@ModernVice.com                 

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