nat-2 with its 6 th generation creative director Sebastian Thies has risen from one of the oldest shoe-dynasties in Europe.
1856 the company „Ferdinand Fischer“ was founded with offices/factories in Germany’s region “Sachsen” by Ferdinand Fischer (Master of Hat-Manufacturing) born in 1831. Starting with the production of felt material the factory quickly turned into a vibrant and creative shoe manufacturer.
1945 the company is lost without any remuneration to the Eastern-German government after world war II
1947 new start by Ingeborg Thies a born Fischer
1949 the company “Ferdinand Fischer KG” is re-launched in Schneverdingen, Northern Germany by Horst Fischer
1949 the company “Thies-Fischer KG” is founded
1984 the company “K&T Handels- und Unternehmensberatung GmbH” is founded in the fifth generation after Ferdinand Fischer by Ulrike Kotjan and Ursula & Matthias Thies
2006 family Thies-Fischer is celebrating 150 years developing and supplying shoes, materials and accessoires
2007 after countless launches of innovative products, 6th generation shoemaker Sebastian Thies creates the brand “nat-2″ in Munich, Germany and launches the world’s first ever 2 in 1 shoe, which was developed secretly over many years.
2010 nat-2 & K&T have already won several international awards, quickly expanding the brand activities and delivering products such as the 4 in 1 Stack to more than 30 countries worldwide.