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Input on custom shoe makers, NYC

azcowboy

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I am heading to NYC in a couple of weeks to talk with Ron at Moulded shoe. Based on comments here on the Alden appreciation thread (thanks to all of you) and conversations with Ron I am hopeful that the Modified Alden last can solve my painful foot fitting issues (very narrow heel, normal toe breadth, pronation and orthotics). That said, are there any custom/customizing shoe makers (not seeking full bespoke) that i should check in with given I am making the trip?

Thanks again for all of the informative and educational comments on this forum.

Regards,
 

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I am heading to NYC in a couple of weeks to talk with Ron at Moulded shoe. Based on comments here on the Alden appreciation thread (thanks to all of you) and conversations with Ron I am hopeful that the Modified Alden last can solve my painful foot fitting issues (very narrow heel, normal toe breadth, pronation and orthotics). That said, are there any custom/customizing shoe makers (not seeking full bespoke) that i should check in with given I am making the trip?

Thanks again for all of the informative and educational comments on this forum.

Regards,
They call themselves bespoke but I believe it's more along the lines of a made-to-measure shoe/boot: https://vogelboots.com/

Probably worth a check if you're in the area.
 

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Here are three more:

In PA but visits NYC weekly.

A few years ago I came into the shop during a blizzard.
Talked shoes with a customer who was being fitted.
Very nice people!

Some very high profile customers. Weird shop window
 
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azcowboy

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Thanks for all the suggestions from everyone. I've got plenty of options in case the Alden Modified last isn't my savior!
 

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