Francis Waplinger offers Made-To-Order and Bespoke footwear for men and women.

All shoes are handmade in Mr. Waplinger’s studio. Only the finest European and American leathers are used. Each pair of shoes is constructed according to the clients specifications using traditional Old World techniques.

Mr. Waplinger began his training in Italy under the tutelage of Angelo Imperatrice, followed by an apprenticeship with famed Florentine shoemaker Roberto Ugolini and a stateside apprenticeship with Master Shoemaker Marcell Mrsan.

Francis Waplinger strives to preserve the craft and tradition of artisan shoemaking, while providing each client personalized service and footwear that speaks to the client’s individual taste.

Price List

Shoes $4200
Boots $4400
Last fee (applied to first time orders and any additional lasts) $500
Made To Order:
Shoes $2700
Ready To Wear:
Shoes $1568
Extra charges:
J & FJ Baker Leather $400
Each additional color way $500
Exotic and Specialty Leather Price Upon Request
Metal Toe Tap $70
Rubber Half Sole $75
Full Rubber Sole and Heel $145
Norwegian Construction $375
Goyser/Tirolese Construction $375
Additional Laces (per pair) $30
Lasts (per pair)
Monogram in brass tacks

Shoes Appointment Form

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