Originally Posted by Tarmac
Stacy Adams used to be a completely legit shoemaker, like Nettleton or Hanover. I guess it's clear what it takes a company from that era to survive, because Nettleton and Hanover aren't even around to make crappy shoes anymore.
At one time, 1950s, early 1960s, Nettleton was probably an equal of Florsheim, AE, and perhaps Alden. I don't think Hanover or certainly Stacy Adams were ever in that class.