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 $3200
Boots $3400
Last fee (applied to first time orders and any additional lasts) $300
Made To Order:
Shoes $2500
Ready To Wear:
Shoes $1568
Extra charges:
Baker Russian Calf $400
Each additional color way $500
Exotic and Specialty Leather Price Upon Request
Metal Toe Tap $35
Rubber Half Sole $65
Full Rubber Sole and Heel $115
Norwegian Construction $275
Goyser/Tirolese Construction $275
Additional Laces (per pair) $20

Shoes Appointment Form

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