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Shoes that are made in the USA
An extensive list of more than 75 brands keeping it local.
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Whether you’re an avid runner, a hard-working tradesman or simply looking for the highest-quality shoe available, there’s a good chance that American-made options are important to you. Buying Made in the USA is often an investment in a quality, durable product that’s built to last.
Our top picks
Frye Women’s Campus Boots
New Balance 997
Chaco Women’s Z/1 Classic
Red Wing Iron Ranger Cap Toe Boot
75+ American-made shoe brands
We rounded up more 75 brands carrying shoes sourced or made in the States.
|Brand||Made in||Shoe types||What to know||Where to buy?|
|Abilene||Pennsylvania||Men’s and women’s cowboy boots||Abilene boots have been made exclusively in the US since 1980.|
|Alden||Massachusetts||Men’s dress shoes||Handmade; Goodyear welt construction|
|Allen Edmonds||Wisconsin||Men’s dress and casual shoes||Handcrafted using 212-step process|
|All American Clothing Co.||Ohio||Men’s and women’s shoes||100% satisfaction guarantee|
|Aurora Shoe Co||New York||Men’s and women’s leather shoes||Handmade; locally sourced materials|
|Bates Footwear||Michigan||Men’s and women’s military shoes and boots; motorcycle boots||Now part of Wolverine Worldwide|
|Beck||Texas||Men’s and women’s cowboy boots and work boots||100% satisfaction guarantee|
|Belleville Boot||Illinois and Arkansas||Men’s and women’s military and law enforcement boots and shoes||Partners with the Defense Logistics Agency to provide supplies to soldiers|
|Cade & Co||Utah||Baby and kids’ shoes||Custom orders available|
|Calleen Cordero||California||Women’s shoes||Plants 2 trees for every product sold from retail stores|
|Carolina||USA||Men’s work boots||Select styles made in the USA|
|Carson Footwear||Oregon||Running shoes and trail shoes||All shoes made in the USA|
|Capps Shoe Company||Virginia||Men’s and women’s uniform dress shoes||Meets or exceeds approval standards of the U.S. Department of Defense|
|Chacos||Michigan||Men’s, women’s and kids’ shoes||MyChacos collection American-made|
|Chippewa Boots||Wisconsin||Men’s and women’s outdoor and work boots||Select styles made in the USA|
|Clarks||Boston, Massachusetts||Men’s dress shoes||Only the Made in USA collection is American-made|
|Cobra Rock||Texas||Men’s and women’s casual boots||Order boots online or shop in-store in Marfa, Texas.|
|CYDWOQ||California||Men’s and women’s vintage-inspired shoes||Pronounced “sidewalk”; handmade|
|Danner||USA||Men’s and women’s hiking and work boots||Select styles made in America|
|Double H Boots||Pennsylvania||Men’s and women’s cowboy boots||Supporter of Horses for Heroes|
|Eastland||Maine||Men’s, women’s and kids’ boots, loafers and sandals||Made in Maine Collection is American-made.|
|Earth Runners||California||Men’s, women’s and kids’ sandals||Low impact dyed footbed, GOTS certified|
|Eliza B||Connecticut||Men’s, women’s and kids’ sandals||Design-your-own sandals|
|Esquivel||California||Men’s and women’s luxury leather shoes||Handmade; high-end|
|Footwear by Footskins||Minnesota||Men’s, women’s and kids’ moccasins and moccasin boots||Made of deerskin, deertan or cowhide leather|
|Frye||Massachusetts||Men’s and women’s casual boots and shoes||Made in the USA collection is American-made.|
|G.H. Bass||Maine||Men’s and women’s casual and dress shoes and boots||Select styles are American-made.|
|Gurkee’s||West Virginia||Rope sandals||Hemp rope option|
|Hathorn Explorer||Washington||Men’s and women’s leather boots||Boots are made by hand and mechanical methods.|
|Helm||Texas||Men’s and women’s leather boots||Handmade using 153-step process|
|Hersey Custom Shoe Company||Massachusetts||Men’s and women’s running shoes||Shoes are custom-made.|
|Hoffman Boot||Idaho||Pac boots, logging boots, mining boots, hunting boots and work boots||Also offers boot repair services|
|Island Slipper||Hawaii||Men’s and women’s sandals||Eco-friendly production techniques|
|Jack Rogers Navajo Sandals||Florida||Women’s, men’s and kids’ sandals and loafers||Select styles are made in the USA.|
|Jen + Kim||California||Women’s sandals and heels||Hand-carved wood wedges|
|Julie Bees||Georgia||Women’s flats and ankle boots||Eco-friendly materials|
|Justin Boots||USA||Men’s and women’s cowboy and work boots||Select styles made in America|
|Kamik||USA||Shoes for men, women, boys, girls and toddlers||Select styles made in the USA|
|Keen||Oregon||Women’s, men’s and kids’ hiking, water and outdoor shoes||Select styles are American-made|
|Kepner Scott||Pennsylvania||Baby and toddler shoes||Oldest surviving children’s shoe manufacturer in America|
|L.L. Bean||Maine||Men’s and women’s boots||Select styles are American-made|
|Lucchese||Texas||Men’s and women’s high-end leather boots||Select styles are made in the USA.|
|Manimal||New York||Baby, children’s and women’s moccasins||Custom-made to order|
|Mara and Mine||California||Women’s and kids’ designer flats||Fabrics and hardware sourced from Italy and Spain|
|mohop||Illinois||Women’s and men’s sandals||Vegan|
|Munro||Arkansas||Women’s shoes, boots and sandals||Select styles made in the USA|
|myAnatech||California||Women’s and men’s sandals, clogs and loafers||Footwear designed for people who are on their feet all day|
|Neil M Footwear||Arkansas||Men’s dress shoes||Select styles imported from outside the USA|
|New Balance||Massachusetts||Men’s and women’s athletic shoes||Select styles are made in the USA|
|Newbark||California||Women’s designer flats, loafers and boots||High-end, luxury shoes|
|Nicks Handmade Boots||Washington||Men’s and women’s heavy-duty work boots||Sizing is different from other shoe stores|
|Oakstreet Bootmakers||Illinois||Men’s casual boots and shoes||All boots and shoes are made of renowned Horween Chromexcel leather.|
|Oka b||Georgia||Women’s flats, sandals and wedges||Shoes contain 15% to 25% recycled material.|
|Okabashi||Georgia||Women’s and men’s flip flops, clogs and sandals||Proudly employs veterans and partner with military outlets|
|Onex||California||Women’s shoes||Imported materials from Italy and other parts of the world|
|Opie Way||Asheville, NC.||Leather footwear||Footwear sourced and crafted and made in America|
|Perry Ercolino||Pennsylvania||Men’s dress shoes||Shoes are custom, and most start at $2,500.|
|Pierrepont Hicks||Maine||Men’s and women’s moccasins||Hand-sewn|
|Piper Sandals||Texas||Men’s, women’s and children’s leather sandals||Company uses the same machine bought in 1937 to sew all products.|
|PW Minor||New York||Women’s and men’s casual and orthopedic shoes||Second-oldest shoe factory in the country|
|Quoddy||Maine||Men’s and women’s boat shoes and slippers||All shoes are made to order.|
|Rancourt & Co||Maine||Men’s and women’s shoes||Custom-designed shoes available|
|Red Wing||Minnesota and Missouri||Men’s work boots, logging boots and hunting boots||Some materials imported from China; not all styles 100% assembled in the USA|
|Reebox||USA||Work shoes and boots||Only a small selection of the Reebok Work collection is 100% made in the USA using domestically-sourced materials.|
|Russell Moccasin Co||Wisconsin||Men’s boots and moccasins||Variety of leather options, including kangaroo, chamois and French veal|
|Salpy Shoes||Motana||Boots||Winter boots, pac boots and mountain boots for hiking and hunting|
|Schnees||California||Women’s shoes||High-end, designer brand|
|San Antonio Shoes (SAS)||Texas||Men’s and women’s shoes||Select styles made in the USA|
|Scandic Footwear||USA||Women’s boots, clogs and sandals||Materials imported from Sweden, Spain and other countries|
|Sbicca||California||Women’s boots, clogs and sandals||Select styles made in the USA|
|Schnee’s||Montana||Men’s and women’s boots and shoes||Boots are warrantied to be free from material defects in materials and workmanship.|
|Sloggers||California||Women’s rain, garden and farm boots||Earn $5 when you recycle your Sloggers.|
|Soft Star||Oregon||Women’s, men’s and kids’ soft-sole shoes||Uses sustainable materials and wind and solar energy sources|
|SOM Footwear||Colorado||Men’s and women’s casual athletic shoes||Barefoot-inspired shoe designs|
|Steger Mukluks and Moccasins||Minnesota||Men’s and women’s mukluks and moccasins||Have been worn on the Iditarod Race Trail in Alaska|
|Sven||USA||Men’s, women’s and children’s clogs||Imported materials|
|Thorogood||Wisconsin||Men’s work, fire and uniform shoes||Select styles are American-made|
|Tony Lama||Texas||Men’s and women’s cowboy boots||Select styles are made in the USA.|
|Truman Boot Co||Colorado||Men’s casual boots||Makes only some 2,000 boots a year|
|Ugg||USA||Rain boots||Select rain boots for children and adults are made in the USA with imported materials.|
|Walk-Over||Pennsylvania and Maine||Men’s and women’s casual leather shoes||Materials sourced worldwide|
|Wesco||Oregon||Men’s and women’s leather boots||Wesco also rebuilds your worn boots.|
|White’s Boots||Washington||Men’s and women’s work boots, farm boots and lineman boots||Boots meet safety standards of UL testing.|
|Wolverine||Michigan||Men’s and women’s work and safety boots||Select styles made in the USA|
|Zuzii Footwear||Los Angeles, California||Men’s and women’s work and safety boots||Shoes crafted by women, for women|
Top 3 shoe brands made in USA
With roots in Massachusetts, this company’s been making quality shoes for over 150 years.
The Frye Company offers special Made in USA collections that include some of the brand’s most popular styles of men’s and women’s boots and casual sneakers. Click on the “Made in USA” link in the “Men’s” or “Women’s” tab on Frye’s website to see which American-made styles are currently available.
Walk your own path with domestically-crafted sneakers.
New Balance is one of the few major athletic shoe brand that offers American-made sneakers. Shop the collection by clicking the “Made in US & UK” link in the “Men” or “Women” tab on the brand’s website. You’ll see two sections on this page: styles made in the USA and styles made in the UK.
Red Wing Shoes
Leather shoes, boots, wallets and more — proudly handcrafted in America.
Much of Red Wing’s inventory is handcrafted in the USA, including men’s and women’s casual leather shoes, wallets, belts and bags. Shop the brand’s Heritage collections for American-made products, which are all clearly marked a “Made in the USA” on its website.
Popular brands that are NOT made in the USA
People are often surprised to find out that some of the most popular shoe brands are not made in the USA. A few top brand that are not American-made include:
- Nike. Nike shoes are manufactured in 42 countries around the world, including Vietnam, China, Sri Lanka, Japan, Brazil and Indonesia. Unfortunately, the US doesn’t make the list.
- Adidas. While the company has expressed interest in bringing some manufacturing to the US, it hasn’t done so yet. Finder confirmed with customer service that there are no American-made shoes available yet.
- Sketchers. The majority of Sketchers shoes are manufactured in China and Vietnam, with no American-made options currently available.
- Brooks. All of Brooks shoes are manufactured in Southeast Asia, including its new Run USA model. Finder confirmed this with Brooks customer service.
- Asics. Asics shoes are manufactured across the globe, primarily in Asia.
How do I know if a pair of shoes is American-made?
Some brands offer select American-made shoes on their websites, often in a separate tab on their site. Otherwise, check the description of the product before you add it to your cart. It will usually say “Made in the USA” here if it is. If you still can’t find the information you’re looking for, contact the brand’s customer service team directly.
Which sneakers and athletic shoes are made in the USA?
Only a handful of major brands offer American-made sneaker options — and most do not make all of their products in the US. A few of the most popular brands that make at least one sneaker in the US include:
- New Balance. All running shoes in the New Balance Made collection are made in the USA or UK. Roughly 25 styles are currently made in the USA.
- Reebok. A small selection of safety sneakers is made in the USA. All running and athletic shoes from this brand are made in Vietnam.
- Carson Footwear. This small, privately-owned company manufactures all of its running and trail running shoes in Milwaukie, Oregon. Materials are sourced both domestically and internationally.
Retailers that offer American-made shoe options
These popular retailers offer American-made shoe options:
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