Shoes & Bootmakers

Footwear 

From Mr Porter’s wide and varied collection of shoes and boots to Church’s classic wardrobe staples, our collection of shoe makers and retailers all have quality and style in common. The likes of Oliver Sweeney and Maison Corthay’s elegant artisan collection sit amongst brands such as Hugo Boss and Christian Louboutin.

Our in-depth articles introduce new designers, describe the process of making and guide you through the different styles available.

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Featured Companies

DANWARD is the first complete lifestyle resort collection with an elevated sensibility. Graphic, bold, refined and elegant. Collection includes, swimwear, footwear, jerseys and accessories.

Although Hunter is, in many ways, a traditional and old-fashioned company, we have also embraced the 21st Century and have welcomed the fact that our products are now worn by a much wider range of people and used for a much wider range of activities than during the 19th and 20th Centuries.

Hunter has also moved from being a Scottish company with a predominantly British clientele to being a...

Mr. Hare was founded in 2008 because the time was right and now sells in most of the bravest fashion retail stores in the world. The emphasis is on very high-quality shoes with contemporary design twists and elegant details, manufactured in limited numbers. Mr. Hare launched a stand alone Mayfair shoe shop in September 2012.

Oliver Sweeney is a young company drawing on a deep well of experience. Since its foundation in 1989 it has walked its own path with a fine eye for sharp but always comfortable footwear. Built around our unique Anatomical Last, which mimics as accurately as possible the profile of the human foot, our shoes have always looked right on the money without slavishly following the short-lived...


Since 1967, Ralph Lauren has defined the essence of American style while elevating it to new heights of luxury. Striking a balance between “timeless” and “modern,” Ralph Lauren creates collections that express a unique sense of personal style inspired by the rich visual imagery around him: the rustic beauty of the American West, the golden age of Hollywood glamour, the...

The roots of UGG Australia can be traced back to the sandy beaches of Byron Bay, where Australian surfers began wearing sheepskin footwear for warmth between sessions.

Located on the eastern edge of the Australian continent, Byron Bay carves out a crescent of clear blue water that is separated into wonderful natural surf breaks with names like The Pass, Wategos, and Cosy Corner.

In the late...

Retailers

LN-CCis an uncompromising and progressive platform for the world's best fashion, music and lifestyle product. We boast a unique physical store space in London, as well as an international online

Since launching in February 2011 MR PORTER has built a reputation as the premier destination for men’s style, setting new standards as a platform for online menswear retail.

Its carefully edited

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Founded in Stockholm in 1996 by four creatives, Acne’s ambition was to create and develop a lifestyle brand through the production of desirable products as well as helping others build their

Taste and originality. Creativity and determination. Tradition and innovation. This is the world of Alberto Fasciani: entrepreneur, designer, inventor and founder of a company that puts its name to

Azzaro was created in the image of its founder, Loris Azzaro, a Sicilian born in Tunisia, always tanned and sensual. Azzaro is the quintessential sun-infused brand of the Mediterranean.

Fluid

In the world of postwar Parisian fashion, Cristóbal Balenciaga was often called the king—the Molière of dressmakers, the da Vinci of that renaissance of silk and crinolines.

BALLY SWITZERLAND: MODERN CRAFTSMANSHIP SINCE 1851

Bally’s hallmark is the crafting of exquisite leather. For 160 years, Bally has been globally recognised for its ‘Swiss Made’

"Your shoes have a soul", claims Olga Berluti. In this century-old House, the shoe-making trade practised over four generations, is considered a religion. People come from all over the world to order

Discretion, quality, and craftsmanship – Bottega Veneta has created a new standard of luxury since its founding in Vicenza in 1966. Steeped in the traditions of Italy’s master leather

Calvin Klein, Inc. is one of the leading fashion design and marketing studios in the world. Brands/lifestyles include Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Jeans,

Christian Louboutin's unmistakable red lacquered soles have come to represent the ultimate iconic shoe, pushing the boundaries of high fashion footwear design. Since launching his eponymous line in

The Church’s brand was founded in 1873 in Northampton, England by Thomas Church and his three sons, based on family experience in the production of handmade men’s shoes since 1675. In

Crockett & Jones was founded in 1879 in Northampton, where they specialise in the manufacture of high quality Goodyear-welted footwear. For men there are 3 ranges produced by Crockett &

DANWARD is the first complete lifestyle resort collection with an elevated sensibility. Graphic, bold, refined and elegant. Collection includes, swimwear, footwear, jerseys and accessories.

In 1890 Edward Green began to make hand-crafted shoes for gentlemen in a small factory in Northampton. He soon gained the reputation for making 'the finest shoes in England for the discerning few'.

In 1898 George Cleverley was born on the into a shoemaking family in London. George moved to Colchester in Essex with his parents when he was aged two and spent his childhood selling bootlaces &

Grenson Shoes was started by just one man, William Green. He was born in 1835 but his father unfortunately passed away in 1839 when William was only 4 years old. He moved away from his place of

In less than a decade, Harrys of London has set a new industry standard for quality, integrity and creativity. These standards are reflected in all aspects of the organisation, from design and

Hugo Boss is one of the leading international fashion and lifestyle Groups that offers a versatile range of products in menswear, womenswear, kidswear, eyewear, watches and fragrances.

The brand

Although Hunter is, in many ways, a traditional and old-fashioned company, we have also embraced the 21st Century and have welcomed the fact that our products are now worn by a much wider range of

Despite its English-sounding name, J.M Weston embodies a very French – and more precisely, very Parisian – form of elegance, in which timeless style is given a bold twist with

Born and bred in Northampton, the historical centre of the British shoemaking and leather industries, childhood friends Mark Jeffery and Guy West were surrounded by tradition and history from the

Jimmy Choo is an iconic luxury lifestyle brand defined by an empowered sense of glamour and a confident sense of style. Today, Jimmy Choo encompasses a complete luxury lifestyle brand. Women’s

John Lobb has been making the finest shoes and boots for gentlemen since 1866 in London and 1902 in Paris. Its rich heritage is reinforced by timeless qualities of craftsmanship, service and style -

Under the creative direction of Karl Lagerfeld, one of the world’s most influential and iconic designers, the Lagerfeld Portfolio represents a modern approach to distribution, an innovative

Jeanne Lanvin was born in Paris on January 1st, 1867. The eldest in a family of eleven children, she started working at a very young age, delivering hats for a milliner located rue du Faubourg

LN-CCis an uncompromising and progressive platform for the world's best fashion, music and lifestyle product. We boast a unique physical store space in London, as well as an international online

My family has been making traditional English shoes for longer than anyone can remember. My great-grandfather John opened the first Loake factory with his brothers, Thomas and William, back in 1880.

The latest addition to The Lutwyche Group.

Lodger shoes represent the finest English shoe making skills.

Since launching in February 2011 MR PORTER has built a reputation as the premier destination for men’s style, setting new standards as a platform for online menswear retail.

Its carefully edited

Mr. Hare was founded in 2008 because the time was right and now sells in most of the bravest fashion retail stores in the world. The emphasis is on very high-quality shoes with contemporary design

Oliver Sweeney is a young company drawing on a deep well of experience. Since its foundation in 1989 it has walked its own path with a fine eye for sharp but always comfortable footwear. Built

Pierre Hardy was born and raised in Paris. He studied dance while completing a degree in fine arts from the Ecole Normale Supérieure and joins his first professionnal dance company upon

Porsche Design is one of the leading luxury brands in the high-end men’s accessories segment. It stands for products that combine functional, timeless and puristic design with impressive

The Prada brand was created in 1913 by Mr. Mario Prada and has since become one of the most prestigious and widely-recognized brands in the fashion and luxury goods industries. The brand’s


Since 1967, Ralph Lauren has defined the essence of American style while elevating it to new heights of luxury. Striking a balance between “timeless” and “modern,” Ralph

Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. is an Italian luxury goods company, with headquarters in Florence, specializing in shoes, leather goods, and ready-to-wear for men and women.

The epitome of Italian luxury,

Silvano Sassetti shoe factory in Monte San Pietrangeli was founded by Silvano Sassetti and originated from his passion for footwear. As early as 13, he used to work as an apprentice in the little

The Tod’s brand is known for shoes and luxury leather goods, with styles that have became icons of modern living; Tod’s is known in the luxury goods sector as a symbol of the perfect

For 180 years Tricker's shoes have been handmade in Northampton. The year was 1829 when Joseph Barltrop founded the company. To set the scene from an historical perspective, that same year saw Robert

The roots of UGG Australia can be traced back to the sandy beaches of Byron Bay, where Australian surfers began wearing sheepskin footwear for warmth between sessions.

Located on the eastern edge

Founded by Gianni Versace in 1978, Versace is one of the world's leading international fashion brands and a glamorous symbol of Italian luxury world-wide. It designs, manufactures, distributes and

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