a lot has changed...

Since 1921, the year we first opened our doors. Now a third-generation family owned and operated retail shoe store, we are proud to specialize in fitting all customers, especially those considered "hard-to-fit"

Founders Luigi & Amelia Capozzoli sized and fit The Alton Giant, then worlds tallest man, Robert Wadlow. A pair of his shoes remain in our historical display case to this day.



We take pride in attending to our customers needs. Every foot is unique and requires a careful, specialized sizing analysis prior to styling. We stock sizes ranging from the narrow (AA) to the extra-wide (EEEE), many orthopedic inserts are available in store, and we will accommodate custom build-ups, off-sizes and repairs.  


Carrying top brands & styles

Focusing on comfort and quality, we've been stocking the contemporary lines from top brands  - 

  • SAS

  • Johnston & Murphy

  • New Balance

  • Clarks

  • Florsheim

  • Timberland

  • Cobb Hill

  • Propet

  • Dansko

  • Hush Puppies

  • Merrell

  • Bussola

  • V Italia

  • Rieker

  • Wolverine

  • Thorogood

  • Vionic

  • Spring-Step

  • Flexus

  • & Many More