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Edward Green

made by hand from the world’s finest leathers

 

Edward Green was a man with a singular passion for shoes.

Starting in the industry as a twelve­ year­ old apprentice, he was driven by an ambition to make a better class of shoe. Establishing his own workshop in Northampton in 1890, he gathered around him the towns most illustrious craftsmen, each an expert in their respective field, and sourced only the best materials.

Today the company is still based out of Northampton with skilled artisans. The quality of a shoe starts with the quality of its components. Producing shoes weekly, many for leading boutiques, department stores, and and haberdasheries. The quality of a shoe starts with the quality of its components. The finest French and Italian calfs are chosen and then hand-­finished upon a signature Edward Green last, allowing for a signature antiqued patina. Edward Green lasts have developed over time for a distinguished profile and fit. The soles are oak bark tanned for nine months for unrivaled comfort and durability, through the beveling of the waist. It may take more time and effort but it’s this commitment to meticulous detailing that makes for a shoe of real quality and character.

Edward Green continues to strive to make the best shoes possible but always taking the time needed to ensure that each pair of shoes is fit to bear the founders name and dress another generation of men who appreciate the difference.