Our guiding principle is that our crafted products are wherever possible made in England.

The centre of this activity is the Foster & Son workshop, situated right over our retail store in Jermyn Street, and staffed by an enthusiastic dedicated team of shoe and bootmakers who have many years’ experience in leather craftsmanship.

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If you would like to recieve information about Foster & Son, news about special offers or travel, please register your details here. We anticipate offering online purchasing quite shortly and hope this will be well received. For bespoke goods, or those that need fitting we shall continue to encourage customers to contact us personally rather than buying over the web.


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Trunk Shows to USA

Details of our Spring 2017 visit to USA: LOS ANGELES: The Regent Beverly Wilshire. ( Andrew Murphy ) 9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, USA Phone:  310-275-5200 Wednesday 22nd March 6pm till 9.30pm. Thursday 23rd  March 8am till 11am. SAN FRANCISCO: Magari … Continue reading


Our Winter Sale is now on! Come to Jermyn Street for great saving on shoes and top quality leather goods, or 'phone/email for shipment direct to you.   The Foster & Son sale promise is that all goods are from our normal stock and goods returned undamaged with proof … Continue reading

Tokyo visit December 2016

Details of our Tokyo trunk show, on now: Dates:  December 22nd to December 26th 2016. Location: ANA Intercontinental Tokyo 1-12-33 Akasaka Minatoku Tokyo 107-0052 The show is being hosted by our senior shoemaker Emiko Matsuda, and there are no appointments available. Please telephone:  +44 207 930 5385 in case … Continue reading

Full Steam Ahead! BBC2

Social and craft historian Ruth Goodman features Foster & Son in "Full Steam Aheadf!", BBC 2 's documentary reflecting the transformation of society created by the coming of the railways in 19th Century Britain. The 6 part series starts on18th December, and Foster & … Continue reading

Russian Trunk Show

We are pleased to announce our Retail Manager Andrew Murphy will be visiting St Petersburg and Moscow in our first Trunk Show to Russia. Andrew is kindly being hosted by Royal Tailor on the 16th-17th June 10am-7pm in St Petersburg. The addresss … Continue reading

From Citi to Foster & Son…!

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Welcome to Andrew Murphy

We are delighted to welcome Andrew Murphy to the Foster & Son team. Andrew has a long career in our trade, having worked at Edward Green, New & Lingwood  and most recently G.J. Cleverley, where he has been Retail Manager … Continue reading

Our Chairman’s favourite shoe!

Jon Holt offers some well informed comment from industry insiders. Here's my favourite…but   Visit his blog  or Twitter @BespokeGent for more!

School kids and Billionaires

From school children to Billionaires! This week our Workshop played host to youngsters at Bryanston Square school to pass on some of our enthusiasm for craft careers, and were also featured in Billionaire.com. Maybe one day…!

Country LIfe feature

Emma Hughes writes about her visit to our Workshop in the November 14th edition of Country Life p.86

Sweden’s Plaza Magazine feature

Plaza Magazine (www.plazamagazine.com), established over 10 years with a wide international readership, offer "the best international photographers, writers and stylists". They visited us recently and we're sure you will agree their treatment of Foster & Son and our shoemaking craft … Continue reading

Eric Musgrave loves Fosters!

Eric Musgrave, doyen of the fashion trade and founder of FHM magazine, came to visit us recently. Read the blog, courtesy of Hudson Walker at:  http://www.hudsonwalker.com/news/

Olympian with a taste for fine shoes!

Olympian Maurice Greene paid us a visit to be fitted with some beautiful shoes!. Check out the video on YouTube: [Watch the video]

Ladies Bespoke Shoes

Foster & Son are delighted to have Caroline Groves on our team at 83 Jermyn Street. Caroline is, so far as we are aware, the only true ladies' bespoke maker working in the UK today, and her beautiful creations combine … Continue reading

Trunk Shows to Europe

Details of our Autumn 2016 visit to Germany: Frankfurt am Main Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, Am Kaiserplatz, 60311 Wednesday 7th December,  12pm – 6:00pm Thursday 8th December         9am - 1:00pm  For appointments please email: shoemakers@foster.co.uk  UK telephone: 00 44 207 930 … Continue reading

USA Autumn Trunk Show

Our 2016 Autumn visit to the USA will be from from 6th -15th October: Dallas, Texas: The Hanger Project, 1327 Motor Circle, Dallas, Texas 75207 Thursday     6th October,  1pm – 7pm Boston, Mass. The Eliot Hotel, 370 Commonwealth Avenue MA 01607 Friday … Continue reading

Full Steam Ahead!

We were featured in the BBC2 documentary "Full Steam Ahead" on Thursday 25th August at 8.00pm. See link below – we are about 31 minutes into the video. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07qrsjk/full-steam-ahead-episode-6    


The Foster & Son Summer Sale opens on Saturday 18th June. An opportunity to equip yourself with a pair of affordable Foster classics, and select from our  quality leather goods on sale!   The Foster & Son sale promise is that all goods are from … Continue reading

USA Spring Trunk Show

Our 2016 Spring visit to the USA will be from from 15th – 22nd April: San Francisco:  Wingtip Store, 550 Montgomery Street CA 94111 Friday 15th April,  10am - 6pm Saturday 16th April, 10am - 6pm Los Angeles: The Beverley Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverley … Continue reading

Tokyo visit April 2016

Emiko Matsuda will be showing in Tokyo from 6th to 11th April 2016 and will be pleased to see our valued customers and new clients. Visits are by appointment only.  Please email:  emiko@foster.co.uk  or telephone:  +44 207 930 5385  Location: ANA Intercontinental Tokyo … Continue reading