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Stefano Bemer trunk show, October 2 and 3

You are cordially invited to the first New York trunk show featuring the renowned shoes of Stefano Bemer. Tommaso Milani will be here on October 2 and 3 to present the collection.

Offering both bespoke and ready-to-wear, Stefano Bemer shoes are entirely handmade with exacting attention to detail in their workshop in Florence. A variety of leathers are available, ranging from traditional calfskins and shell cordovan to elephant, hippo, shark, and other exotics, all done in the singular Stefano Bemer style. This isn’t an event to miss.

“A shoe is an object which, if of excellent quality, helps us to walk and live more comfortably. When made from high quality materials and using excellent craftsmanship, it becomes a product that pleases us and stands out from the inevitable globalization of brands and industrially manufactured products.”
—Stefano Bemer, 1964 – 2012

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Our New Website

Welcome to our new website we sincerely hope you enjoy it.

This is our 3rd generation of the site and we think it’s the best yet. We truly appreciate your support and feedback regarding issues, some of which we are aware of.

We believe the streamlined design will enhance the browsing experience and present a clear and easy way to view our Journal and Shop. The design is minimal and elegant and we’ve added several features that we hope you’ll find useful.

Users now have the ability to register and create an account, which expedites checkout and adds the ability to check your order status. You can now make secure purchases by credit card and subscribe to our newsletter, which informs you of upcoming events, new arrivals and pre-orders. Those of you who’ve posted comments will notice that comments has been disabled, frankly that’s because the best way to reach us is directly by email or phone.

The site was a long time in the making and we’re excited to introduce it today and realize that with all things online there will be a few bumps along the way.
You may find a few links that are misdirected or dead, we will be working to fix those as soon as possible. We will also be looking at ways to clarify sizing among shoes brands. Please let us know if you find any issues so we can address them as soon as possible.

As we enter this new phase we wish to thank you all, and tell you how much we appreciate your support and hope to continue to bring you the best men’s shoes and accessories we can find both in store and online.




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Edward Green Trunk Show

The Edward Green Trunk Show is in full swing!

Xavier Condat, Global Director of Sales for Edward Green and Robert Godley, US Representative are in-house to help you select from the variety of models, lasts, leathers, colors and soles for your made-to-order shoes.

Stop by today before 7PM to see all the beautiful possibilities!

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Tony Gaziano at Leffot

Tony Gaziano is recognized as one of the premier men’s shoe designers of the world. A select group indeed, his shoes embrace a modern sophisticated design that draws from the English tradition of shoemaking.

In 2008 Leffot was the first American shop to offer G&G’s ready to wear collection and in a sense both G&G and us have grown up together. We are proud of our relationship with G&G and are very pleased to have Tony Gaziano join us for our Trunk Show on May 14th from 11:00-7:00. If you are a fan of G&G we hope you’ll find the time to visit and meet Tony.

We will be taking orders for Made to Order RTW and Deco range shoes, Bespoke appointments are also welcome.

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Gaziano & Girling Trunk Show

Gaziano and Girling shoes are a precise exercise in unique style. These made to order shoes are excellent examples of that fact, perfectly straddling the line between classic and modern with distinctive yet subtle style in hand. It all comes through in the details, from the sleek lasts, to the one-of-a-kind buckles, to the classic broguing, everything compliments the whole.

Please join us Tuesday, May 14th when Tony Gaziano will be here of our next Trunk Show.

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Leffot at Five

We opened our doors for business on May 5th, 2008. That was a very exciting time, and as we celebrate our fifth anniversary we’re still excited to bring you shoes, accessories and events we hope you’ll enjoy.

We are extremely thankful, gratified and humbled to all who have supported and encouraged us along the way. With little more than a love of shoes and an idea that others might feel the same we opened our shop.

As we begin year six our goal remains the same, simply to bring you the choicest shoes and accessories possible while providing you with excellent service. Our sincere thanks to one and all.

Leffot space, Before & After

Opening Day May 5, 2008


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Saint Crispin Trunk Show

You are cordially invited to join us for a trunk show with Saint Crispin’s April 23rd and 24th from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. Mr. Phillip Car Managing Director of Saint Crispin’s will be here to present the collection.

Founded in 1992 Saint Crispin’s is recognized as a leader in design and craftsmanship of fine European footwear. As such they only work with very fine selected partners around the world.

Leffot is very proud to be among this exclusive group. We have been chosen as the exclusive stockist in New York.

Headquartered in Austria and made in Romania all Saint Crispin’s shoes are handcrafted by a small team of artisans, craftsmen and women. Their shoes are quite possibly as close to a bespoke fit as you will find in a ready to wear shoe. And while that may sound like a big statement, in our opinion these shoes are top flight all the way.

The attention to detail is evident in all aspects of the shoes, not least of which is the fit. Saint Crispin’s designs their shoes with human engineering in mind. The heels are canted, which is the outside of the heel is slightly lower than the inside, as is the top line under the ankles, thus cradling the natural resting position of your foot.

The same attention to design goes into the styling of the shoes as well. Saint Crispin’s shoes are some of the most unique shoes produced, full of individualism and character.

The company’s business model is based on custom shoe orders, as such you will be offered a wide variety of models, leathers and fits including individualized lasts. Your shoes will be delivered to you in approximately 8-10 weeks.

This is the only Saint Crispin’s show in New York. We encourage you to take advantage of this special opportunity to meet Phillip Car and check out his extraordinary collection of shoes.




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Saint Crispin’s Trunk Show

Mr. Phillip Carr, Managing Director of Saint Crispin’s, will be here for on April 23rd and 24th for a Trunk Show, we invite you to join us.

Founded in 1992 Saint Crispin’s is recognized as a leader in design and craftsmanship of fine European footwear. As such they only work with very fine selected partners around the world. Leffot is very proud to be among this exclusive group.

Headquartered in Vienna, Saint Crispin’s does not follow the Viennese tradition exclusively but produces a style, which is appreciated all over the world.

Their workshop is located in Brasov, Romania, where a small team of artisan’s, craftsmen and women have been highly trained within the company. Some key employees have been with them for nearly 20 years. This continuity reinforces the extremely high level of quality and consistency found in their shoes.

With an output of approximately 1,200 pairs per year Saint Crispin’s is one the smallest shoe manufactures in Europe but highly appreciated amongst shoe and fashion aficionados all over the world for their craftsmanship and design.

Since they can answer nearly any request regarding design, color, material used or just simple accessories like hand-stitched applications they excel at made to order shoes. That is because the business model is based on single pair orders, which allows them to respond to the request of customers with a delivery time between 7 to 9 weeks.




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