Armin Oehler designs luxury leather products at the epitome of class and style. The small batch design of men’s dress shoes with Southern U.S. influences highlight classic styles for the modern man.
A hand sewn shoe with a Goodyear Welt allows for re-crafting of the sole for a sustainable footwear option. Our cork insole provides cushion and shock absorbing properties for all-day under-foot support.
Discerning customers, who maintain their shoes with proper care and maintenance, can have their shoes resoled to last for decades. At Armin Oehler we believe every sole has a story.
A well-crafted shoe is a wardrobe stable for a gentlemen of refined tastes.
Whether your style is an artisanal hand painted wholecut or an über-light suede hybrid, we have a shoe to fit your lifestyle.
Oehler is known throughout Europe as a fine luxury leather supplier for shoes, handbags, clothing and automobile interiors. The tannery was founded in 1823 in Marbach, Germany outside of Stuttgart by David Christian Oehler. The Stuttgart area is known for high-tech industry and prominent companies such as Mercedes Benz, Porsche and Hugo Boss. The tannery has thrived for generations providing high quality leather to a number of luxury brands globally. Today, the company is run by the 6th generation of Oehler’s.
Almost two decades ago the Oehler family began designing their own shoe line. Their men’s shoes are crafted from leather tanned in the Oehler tannery. As the manufacturer of the leather, only the best hides are chosen for the Goodyear welted Oehler shoes.
Armin Oehler is the youngest son of the 6th generation Oehlers and came to the USA while completing his engineering degree. He began his career in the U.S. with automotive companies including leather interior for luxury cars. Home base has been sunny Greenville, South Carolina for over the past 20 years, which is the nexus of Oehler LLC. Armin Oehler designs and engineers classic men’s shoes with premium leather from the family tannery while adding Southern sensibility with a modern European feel. Armin Oehler is passionate about fine shoes and distinctive cars. His youth in the family tannery and automotive experience has inspired his artisanal design of men’s leather goods.
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