Yuketen is a celebration of the rugged traditions of the American past. Founded in 1985 by designer Yuki Matsuda, Yuketen pays homage to the American crafts and traditions of days past. Taking time honoured traditions, Yuketen chooses only the most durable and quality raw materials, for shoes that create a history with every every bend and step you take.
Visvim is a Japanese label founded by former Burton designer, Hiroki Nakamura. Visvim is a creative brand, bringing new ideas and quality standards to the world of shoe design. As well as holding true to a creative perspective, Nakamura aims first and foremost for comfort, wearability, and durability in the design and manufacturing of Visvim shoes.
Supra Footwear was founded by long time skate and lifestyle fanatic Angel Cabada in 2006. Envisioning a grown-up skate label, Cabada created Supra, Latin for ‘above and beyond’. Supra provides fresh and innovative designs with a definite streetwear edge. Using unexpected colour combinations, materials, and design elements, Supra pushes the envelope, always making sure to live up to its name.
Ronnie Fieg is continuously pushing his passion for sneakers to new heights. Born and raised in Queens, New York, Ronnie Feig has used his knowledge and love of sneakers to collaborate with big names like Adidas, Sebago, Red Wings, Clarks, Saucony, and New Balance. Ronnie is dedicated to creating new trends, and building a strong following in the industry.
Ransom is a Toronto based brand founded by Canadian streetwear guru Matt George in 2005. Ransom delivers clean, functional, and utilitarian pieces that encapsulate the Canadian climate and lifestyle. Ransom offers style-forward interpretations of classic work pieces, and the best part is, you don’t have to break your bank account for a part of it.
Quoddy has been hand sewing shoes in Maine since 1909. Founded by Harry Smith Shorey, the tradition of quality New England craftsmanship continues into the 21st Century. While their output is undoubtedly smaller compared to larger brands, the fact that each pair is hand sewn by a single individual is a testament to the skill of the small but dedicated team at Quoddy.
Mark McNairy is an American designer rooted in the traditions of the American Ivy League. As a former designer for J.Press, McNairy’s own brand stays true to East Coast traditions featuring both his Red Brick Soul line of casual work boots and loafers, and his formal New England Collection. Sophistication and refinement for the true 21st Century dandy, each pair of Mark McNairy shoes is handmade in Northampton, England.
Loake is a family tradition of quality English shoemaking since 1880. Best known for its intricate Goodyear Welted shoes, expect the highest quality materials and time-honoured skills applied to each pair of Loake shoes. While deeply rooted in their heritage, Loake has evolved a modern outlook successfully fusing their tradition with the look and feel of the contemporary man. Loake was awarded a Royal Warrant of Appointment to the Queen in 2007 for almost 130 years of quality English product.
Grenson is a brand deeply rooted in their heritage, and has existed as England’s master shoemakers since 1866. Founded by William Gree, the ‘Grenson’ identity was formed in 1913, and was one of the first brand names developed in the United Kingdom. Grenson shoes are steeped in tradition and formality, so count on Grenson to deliver high quality vintage styles for the 21st Century gentleman.
George Cox upholds the traditions of fine English footwear straight out of Northampton, England, since 1906. With an emphasis on durability and craftsmanship, the George Cox brand has since infused plenty of youth culture and street sensibility into their brand. Since the adoption of George Cox creepers by Punk, Goth, and New Wavers, the George Cox brand has since added plenty of flash and cool to their otherwise traditional vibe.