When it comes to pulling off a dapper look, we all know that a great pair of leather shoes can both start or finish off an outfit. So while you’re busy copping new sneakers, don’t forget to get yourself a pair (or two) of some classic leather shoes for your footwear arsenal as well. Lucky for you, we’ve rounded up five places where you can get stylish, affordable, and most importantly #ProudlyLocal pairs!
Black Wing believes that every modern Filipino gentleman deserves to have access to high-quality custom-made leather shoes and goods. They adapt their designs based on international trends while taking pride in their superb shoe-making process, courtesy of Marikina-bred skilled craftsmen—making sure that your pair meets both your aesthetic and functional needs.
Customs start at P3,500
Black Wing is located at 12 Erano Manalo St. Brgy. Sto. Nino, Marikina City
Can’t get enough of your boat shoes for those less formal days? Noble Man is the shop for you. They specialize in hand-made pairs, made of durable leather. What makes it all even better is that they make pairs for women, too—time to get your bae a pair or go matchy-matchy, if you’re into that kind of thing.
P1,850 and up
Popularly known for their bespoke shoes,
Ready-to-wear pairs start at P12,000 while the price for custom-made and bespoke shoes are available upon request
Godfather Shoes offers reasonably-priced leather goods for men—ranging from brogues and oxfords to belts, wallets, and bags. So if you’re looking for accessories to match your pair, this is the place for you.
Pairs start at P5,700
If you’re looking to spice up your pairs more by experimenting with various textures and looks, go no further than Marquina. They make shoes in different styles—brogues, oxfords, wing tip, semi-quarter, or long-wing—and in different materials such as leather, suede, or a mixture of both.
MTO at P5,450 and up