Saturday, May 9, 2009

A list of high-end shoes websites

J. Amesbury bespoke shoemaker.



Altan Bottier


Artioli Japan


Aubercy Bespoke

Balint of Vienna

Barrett of Italy. Wonderful shoes

Stefano Bemer

Mischa Bergshoeff, one of the best bespoke bootmakers in the Netherlands


Berluti Japan

Riccardo Freccia Bestetti, an Italian artisanal shoemaker.

Stefabo Bi

van Bommel, a Dutch maker


Stefano Branchini

Stefano Branchini Japanese version, lots of pix

Carmina aka Albaladejo

Atelier Carré


Carmina with pictures.



John Cornforth , a British bespoke maker in N. Yorkshire

Il Corno blu, a Japanese cobbler


Corthay Japan

Crockett & Jones

Crockett & Jones Paris

Anthony Delos Bottier, formerly of John Lobb Paris.

Don's high end elevator shoes

Dimitri Bottier, C&J Paris last & shoemaker's own site.

Heinrich Dinkelacker

Perry Ercolino, PA-based bespoke shoemaker with appointments accepted in NYC.

Ducker & Son of UK, now made by Grenson according RJMan.

Donegan of France. Nice shoes at reasonable prices.

Gaziano & Girling, Tony Gaziano is formerly of Edward Green bespoke. Catalog, courtesy of Centipede.

Gentry Complex, a Japanese maker.

Edward Green


Guild of Crafts, a Japanese seller and maker of super high end hand-crafted shoes. Retail $3000 to $4000.

Marc Guyot


Kiton Shoes, click on “production” then “shoes” for shoe making process and click on "lines" then "shoes" for pix of shoes.

Klemann Shoes, a German cobbler.

Koronya, Budapest bespoke maker and SF member MarcellHUN.

Silvano Lattanzi


John Lobb Paris

John Lobb St. James

The London Shoemaker

Alain Madec, a French maker.

Maftei of Vienna, RTW from €300, bespoke from €500.

Calzature Marini

Raymond Massaro, Paris bespoke maker.

Janne Melkersson, top Swedish custom shoemaker and also a fellow forum member. Extremely high quality bespoke and RTW shoes with attractive prices. He also offers shoemaking classes in a serene northern Swedish village.


Sutor Mantellassi

Georg Materna of Vienna

Eduard Meier

J. P. Myhre, also a fellow forum member.

New & Lingwood, also sells online.

Pape, a Parisian maker and retailer.

Peron & Peron, an Italian shoemaker.

Calzature Petrocchi

Ludwig Reiter, an Austrian shoemaker.

St. Crispins


Alfred Sargent

Paolo Scafora

Scheer of Vienna

Schnieder Boots, Royal warrant holder, supplier of equestrian boots to the Royal Household and makers of "Jack Boots" to the Queen's Life-guards and Blues & Royal’s

Gérard Sené

Stanislas Bottier

Koji Suzuki, a Japanese shoemaker, some of the most beautiful shoes I’ve ever seen.

Tanino Crisci

Tanino Crisci Japan

James Taylor & Son



Roberto Ugolini

Vass. 46-page Catalog in pdf format.

E. Vogel, a shoe and bootmaker (equestrian) in Little Italy/Chinatown.

J M Weston


Retail Sites

Alden of Carmel

Alden Shop of San Francisco

Armenak, a French retailer of JL, C&J and Santoni

Bennie's Shoes, Chris is a member of ours. Watchout for its upcoming Grenson Masterpiece sale!

Bodileys of Northampton, retailer of C&J and Sargent.

Bootsonline, an Aussie retailer specializes in boots and RH Williams products.

La Botte Chantilly, French retailer of C&J.

Edward Jones, a Japanese retailer, lots of EG & C&J pix. Currently EG is on sale.

Franco’s, our own Ron Rider

Kokon, A Japanese retailer, lots of pix of Japanese-made high end shoes.

Lifegear Trading Post, a Japanese retail of high-end shoes, lots of pix.

Loding, a French shoemaker, incredible price €130 for a pair of Goodyear welted shoes.

Old Vic, a Japanese retailer

Pediwear, a British retailer

Plal, a Malaysian retailer, C&J Handgrade prices can’t be beat.

Riflesso, a Tokyo clothier, check out Meccariello Shoes, absolutely beautiful.

Robert Old , for some rare C&J offerings.

Otsuka M-5, online shop for the Japanese maker.

Shipton & Heneage, selling rebadged C&J, Sargent, Yanko and others. Shipton & Heneage Paris, with some exotic designs.

Shoes International, a British retailer.

SW1 of Milan sells Italian-made British-inspired shoes.

UKism, a Japanese site for fine English clothing including C&J.

Upper, a French retail site. With C&J and Mantellassi.

Upper Shoes of Lyon, France carries Lobb, StefanoBi and Corthay.

Virtual Clothes Horse

Word Footwear Gallery, another Japanese retailer of the usual suspect JL, C&J, Santoni, Mantellassi and some more obscure brands.

The Shoemart of Norwalk, CT. The only known Alden seconds outlet in the world. Alden also produces some models exclusively for this store. The site doesn’t list any Alden seconds, you must visit or call the store to purchase Alden seconds. Additional 10% off during their semi-annual sale.

Skyvalet of D.C. carries Edward Green, Alden, Weston and Yanko. The site has many pictures of the shoes the store carries. It is currently clearing its Vass stocks at 20% off.

Bespoke shoes by Tony Gaziano (Edward Green)

Dimitri Gomez (Crockett & Jones Paris)

Bennie's Shoes (retailer)

La Botte Chantilly (retailer, lots of C&J)

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