How to Order Custom Handmade Leather Shoes

Time to treat your feet to your own pair of custom Cordwainer Shoes? Steps for ordering shoes are outlined here, and we encourage you to contact us with questions. Each pair of Cordwainer Shoes is created to last for years. We offer complete resoling and repair services to ensure a long life for your shoes. 

Shop Policies: Custom orders are non-refundable and subject to a 25% cancellation fee. Prices are subject to change without notice. Normal delivery time for custom orders is 6-8 months, so please consider ordering a season ahead. Express service is available for an additional $200 with guaranteed delivery in under 2 months, subject to availability.

Step 1: Select shoe style and leather.

Shoes may be ordered in any style and leather color. Browse our shoe styles to find your perfect pair.

We have any leather color you can imagine. Swatch books with our full range of available colors are available upon request for $30.

Step 2: Specify special foot conditions and orthopedic concerns.

Since our shoes are fit precisely to your feet, we have the unique ability to adapt them to accommodate virtually any existing foot condition.

Common corrections include bunions and hammertoes and range from $200-$1000. Please contact us to discuss extreme orthopedic corrections.

Step 3: Specify additional options.

We offer several sole and insert options to enhance the comfort and longevity of your new shoes.

Optional Soles:

  • Waffle - waterproof soles, $50
  • Crepe - protects leather soles, $50

Optional Custom Inserts:

  • Leather Inserts, Arch Inserts and Met Inserts, $50 each

Step 4: Place your order.

When you are ready to place your order, contact us. We will walk you through the fitting process if this is your first pair and discuss the details and any questions you might have.