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.


News archive

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

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

Overseas Visits

Tokyo: February 3rd to February 9th, 2012 Emiko Matsuda is now at: ANA Intercontinental Hotel, 1-12-33 Akasaka Minatoku Tokyo 107-0052. ANAインターコンチネンタルホテル東京 107-0052 東京都港区赤坂1-12-33 電話番号:03-3505-1111 Fax:03-3505-1155 http://www.anaintercontinental-tokyo.jp/access/ Emiko has a very full schedule, so if you wish to visit please first check: emiko@foster.co.uk   USA: Emma … Continue reading

83 Jermyn Street

The extensive refit of our shop in Jermyn Street is at last complete. We have made big improvements in our ready to wear and leather goods display and have created a snug "Club" area which we hope will be appreciated … Continue reading