There are two main ways you can order shoes through Wootten. Lots of people like to come into the shop and have a look around or take a squiz at our website range and choose a model that suits them. Once you’ve found a shoe you think suits you down to the ground, the individualisation starts. We call this our made to order service. If you can’t find a shoe that’s quite right, or you’ve got an idea of your own that you want to turn into a glorious cordwained reality, our bespoke service might be for you.
What do we mean by bespoke?
Bespoke is a concept that lies at the heart of slow fashion; it’s the diametric opposite of mass production. If you go to the dictionary you’ll find that it simply means “specially made” and “arranged in advance”. We think it’s a bit more interesting than that. In fact, we think it involves a touch of magic — and that’s even before the cordwainers get crafting. As soon as you step into the shop with bespoke shoes on your mind, a metamorphosis takes place: you transform from humble customer into creative customiser. (One guy reckons he even heard a harp sound when he crossed the threshold, but he’d had a couple.)
Of course, you’ll have the expert guidance and advice of head cordwainer, Jess, at your disposal every step of the way, but when you choose the Wootten bespoke service, you choose to play a crucial role in the creation of your own perfect piece of footwear.
By appointment only. As a requirement all clientele need to come in to the Wootten Workshop for measuring and consultation and a one on one consultation with the cordwainer. Bespoke shoes are on average between $1000- $1500 for your first pair. Bespoke ankle boots can be more depending on the height and style. Knee high boots typically fall between $1600-2200, but will vary depending on leather chosen and construction detail.
Timeframes for bespoke footwear are currently 4-6 months from receiving the deposit.
Please note that our custom/bespoke footwear and accessories are by appointment only. Please feel free to contact us or use the form to schedule an appointment.