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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Welcome to Foster & Son.
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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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

Slipper Orders Deadline

Don't be late! A pair of Fosters velvet slippers makes a great Christmas gift, but we have to handcraft them and must have your order by 1st November to deliver them on time.

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]

New Casual for Autumn 2012

Here is a handsome addition to the Foster & Son premium range for the Autumn. The "Alvie" casual will be available from October, but we can take advance orders  now. Available in Black calf for Town wear, or dark brown … Continue reading

Piccadilly Jubilee Picnic!

On Sunday 3rd June, Foster & Son will be taking part in the Big Piccadilly Jubilee Lunch, the biggest and grandest street party in the UK to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Come along and join in the fun!  Fosters' … Continue reading

Jubilee Shoe!

Caroline Groves has crafted this amazing ladies' shoe to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. 200 hours of work, yards of antique silver thread, and a Palladium waist all go to make a unique and elegant celebration of elegance and style.

USA Spring Visit

Our shoemakers Emma Lakin and Jon Spencer are currently in the USA, bringing samples of our bespoke work and looking forward to meeting old and new friends. New York:     Tuesday 15 & Weds. 16th, 9-6pm, Thursday 9:00-1:00 The … Continue reading

Val Michael and Neil MacGregor

Val and Neil, http://www.macgregorandmichael.co.uk/ the celebrated leather workers from Tetbury, visited us at 83 Jermyn Street last Week. Val’s “The Leatherworking Handbook” is a firm favourite here and our workshop enjoyed meeting its author! Val and Neil came up with … Continue reading

Jermyn Street Comes to the City!

Four privately owned Jermyn Street luxury names, Foster & Son, Emma Willis, Floris and Green’s Restaurant and Oyster Bar have joined together in bringing “St. James’s to the City” for Christmas shopping. See: St. James’s in the City Christmas Shopping