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By The Milton Shoe Company
CA$ 22,182 pledged of $16,417 goal
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About

 

European, Goodyear welted shoes made with the finest whole-grain leathers sold without the big markups of high-end retailers is definitely good news. But when you’re able to PERSONALIZE your footwear so it becomes a source of motivation that will enable you to focus on greatness, that’s unseen.

The latest contender in the men’s luxury footwear game, The Milton Shoe Company, offers a carefully curated selection of updated classics adapted to suit the style-conscious urban man, on & off duty. The 170 steps of the manufacturing process are made by the hands of skilled craftsmen in our family’s workshop in Portugal. No detail is spared: Our footwear features all the bells and whistles of high-end brands from Goodyear welt construction and cushioned leather insole to exclusive tailored lasts making comfort non-negotiable. Miltons were designed to be a source of inspiration for entrepreneurs, business leaders, and the ambitious forward-thinkers. They feature an arsenal of reminders that will help you put your best foot forward.

The Milton green sole is to men, what the red sole is to women

Our signature green sole - which represents growth, harmony and balance - the arrow on the heel pointing forward, and our company mantra “Focus on Greatness” inscribed on the soles, serve as constant reminders that every step moves you closer to your goals.

Exclusively through this campaign, each pair of Miltons can be personalized to feature a quote that keeps you going. Engrave anything that drives you; a quote from your favorite leader, your own motto, a logo or a reminder of a special day. It’s about customizing your Miltons so that each step empowers you to leave your footprints on the world.

COLLECTION

Our edited collection includes all the must-have styles every man should have in his wardrobe. Each shoe is an updated classic named after someone who walks the walk. Their stories have earned them the reputation as individuals who stop at nothing to achieve greatness.  

 

Exclusively through this Kickstarter, every pair of Miltons comes equipped with a set of Stolen Riches colourful laces. Featured in Details, GQ as well as in Oprah's favorite things, Stolen Riches laces are, like us, backed by 100 years of tradition and manufacturing experience. Metal tipped and guaranteed not to break, Stolen Riches laces are yet another example of how Milton Shoes helps you put your best foot forward in and out of the boardroom.

The Frenchman - Derby inspired by Christian Foisy

 

Crafted from eye-catching Saffiano leather, this Derby is at once luxurious and durable. The timeless style is available in both black and midnight blue with tonal stitching, the latter of which, provides a fresh alternative to basic black. Stylish and refined, The Frenchman pairs just as well with a tailored suit as it does with dressy denim, making the transition from work to weekend as easy as pie. 

  • Available in midnight blue and black 
  • Texturized Italian Saffiano leather upper 
  • Green leather lining with padded insole 
  • Green leather sole with infused rubber grip 
  • Leather stacked heel 
  • Goodyear welted 
  • Handmade in Portugal

The Shaker - Oxford inspired by Joseph Ng

 

The cap toe Oxford is an iconic shoe that is an absolute essential in every man’s wardrobe. The ultimate business shoe, The Shaker is made from the finest Italian calfskin and boasts The Milton Shoe Company’s signature green leather interlining, sole and heel detailing. Built on a sleek almond toe last, this lightweight Oxford features a sophisticated silhouette that makes it perfect for the boardroom and black tie events alike.  

  • Available in black, maroon (dark brown) and burnt chestnut 
  • Full grain Italian calfskin upper  
  • Green leather lining with padded insole  
  • Green leather sole with infused rubber grip  
  • Leather stacked heel  
  • Goodyear welted  
  • Handmade in Portugal

The Rog - Chelsea boot inspired by Roger Gingerich

 

No shoe wardrobe is complete without a Chelsea boot. Handmade in our workshop in Portugal with the finest Italian parma leather, The Rog is hand polished for a luxurious patina that will only get better with age. A hangover from the Victorian era, Chelsea boots remain a necessary part of any well-shod man's daytime look, not to mention the fact that the pull-on tab and elastic side panels make them extremely easy and comfortable to wear.  

  • Available in oxblood, black and maroon (dark brown)
  • Green leather sole with infused rubber grip  
  • Leather stacked heel  
  • Goodyear welted  
  • Hand made in Portugal

The Hunger - Chukka boot inspired by Mike Ward

 

This premium desert boot proves that even if the dress code is casual, style needn't be compromised. Exquisitely crafted in soft, grey Italian leather, The Hunger is meant to acquire personality over time, making each pair just as unique as the individual wearing them. Hand finished using traditional techniques by our third-generation artisans, the boot is burnished at the toe for richness and depth. Both stylish and practical, the Chukka is a refined choice for discerning city gents.  

  • Available in grey, Army green and Air Force blue
  • Green leather lining with padded insole  
  • Green leather sole with infused rubber grip  
  • Leather stacked heel  
  • Goodyear welted  
  • Handmade in Portugal

To read a short bio about the men that inspired this first capsule collection click here.

The Spartan - Winter boot inspired by Elias Theodorou

 

This handsome pair of brogue boots are equal parts rugged and refined. Your new go-to in unpredictable winter weather, The Spartan is impeccably handmade with supple yet strong pebble-grain leather in our workshop in Portugal. Constructed with a sophisticated brogue upper, these boots are finished with wingtips, tone-on-tone polish, rubber demi-sole to ensure traction as well as a luxurious shearling lining. The boot is a solid choice for both on and off-duty looks and a smart choice for North American winters.  

  • Hand burnished vegetable tanned leather upper available in black and brown pebble grain leather.  
  • Green leather interior trim with shearling lining and padded insole
  • Rubber sole to ensure traction  
  • Goodyear welted  
  • Handmade in Portugal  

The Maverick - Loafer inspired by Josh Rosen

 

Straddling the casual and dressier worlds of fashion, these slip-ons are the perfect balance between style and function. With easy-on comfort, The Maverick is guaranteed to elevate your outfits, and will look just as dapper with tailored pants and crisp denim. Crafted from calfskin leather, the sleek loafer features a classic hand-sewn beefroll detailing that draws back to its heritage.  

  • Available in black and brown leather as well as burgundy suede  
  • Green leather lining with padded insole  
  • Full grain Italian calfskin upper  
  • Green leather sole with infused rubber grip  
  • Leather stacked heel  
  • Goodyear welted Handmade in Portugal

No more middlemen. No more crazy markups. We’re talking shoes that reflect your vision, your lifestyle and the damn near impossible standards you set for yourself. In a pair of Milton’s, you’ll boldly put your best foot forward, wherever you go.

WHY INVEST IN HIGH-END LUXURY FOOTWEAR?

As the late English shoe tycoon, John Wildsmith, once said, "You are either in your bed or in your shoes, so it pays to invest in both." Like Wildsmith, TMSC knows that spending your heard-earned money ought to yield the best quality products, especially when it comes to something you’ll wear day in, day out. Our shoes are designed in Canada but hand-made in our family’s workshop in Portugal, ensuring that each purchase merges both heritage and the latest trends to offer customers the best of both worlds.  

Our shoes feature: 

  • A cushioned leather insole and an exclusive tailored last, making comfort non-negotiable.                                                                        
  • Personal quote to get you going as soon as you start your day
  • Goodyear welt: In keeping with the industry gold standard, our shoes are made using the Goodyear welted system, an intricate process resulting in long-lasting, weather resistant, low-maintenance shoes that’ll outlive their owner. How are we so sure? Shoes made with this classic technique are so durable that they can be perpetually re-soled, which will pay dividends on your initial investment for years to come. Yes, literally.   
  • Every single pair of Miltons is handmade and finished by our third-generation cobblers, resulting in a top-quality product that any discerning customer will appreciate.                                                    
  • A cork midsole molds seamlessly to your foot, giving you that extra layer of comfort without sacrificing a perfect fit. The leather’s natural porosity also helps increases air circulation, letting your feet breathe.    

It pays to buy luxury shoes. Literally.

REWARDS  

As a backer of TMSC you’re not just a client you're part of our tribe. Each rewards member will join an elite community of like-minded individuals, people who are driven by vision and fueled by passion. People like you. As a group member, you will be eligible to receive exclusive offers and rewards designed to complement your entrepreneurial lifestyle. Such benefits include (but are not limited to) access to awesome, one-off shoe runs, special offers, networking and mentorship opportunities, plus one-of-a-kind experiences, like an up-coming, in-home shopping service.

PLEDGE LEVELS  

Help bring our concept to life by pledging to one of the offers below and become a pioneer in a movement designed to Focus on Greatness. Can you handle it?

 

TIMELINE 

Once the campaign is funded, we’ll send all our backers an order form to finalize their purchases. This form will include your selected style(s), color(s), size, plus your personalized quote that’ll be engraved in your shoes. Then, we’ll send all our orders to the factory where production will promptly begin. Production typically takes 12 weeks, and shipping approximately 4 weeks. By the time November 2017 rolls around, we expect to be shipping to you from our facility in Toronto, Canada ... just in time for Christmas! 

We will do everything in our power to make sure we meet the timeline.

SIZING CHART

Delivery, returns & exchange policy  

Shipping within Canada and continental USA is included for all footwear purchase (excluding accessories package). Please consult the sizing chart prior to ordering as shipping for all exchanges and returns are not included. This is true for domestic & international orders. 

All other orders will ship from our fulfillment center in Toronto, Canada. Consult European and international shipping rates here. The cost of international shipping & VAT (if applicable) will be charged on all orders as applicable by law upon shipping.  

We offer returns and exchanges, but because each shoe is personalized, there will be a fee of $35 CAD for exchanges and $45 CAD for returns. This covers the cost to reprint and replace the insole.

Shoes must be in original, unworn condition and accompanied with original packaging (including all accessories) within 14 days from date of delivery for a refund/exchange (Tip: It’s best to try on your shoes on a carpeted surface to avoid creasing and scuffing). 

Please avoid excessive walking around, or flex the shoe in case you need to return or exchange them. Should you need to make a return, please send an email to customerservice@milton.shoes. You will be notified with further instructions on how to proceed. Accessories package if final sale.   

LET’S GET SOCIAL  

For most of you, this will not be the first project you’re supporting, and we know you understand the importance of sharing your great finds with friends and family. Remember — You are the key to the success of our campaign, and it’s your support that gets us off the ground. Please spread the word on social!

 

 

 Tag: @miltonshoes  Hashtag: #FocusOnGreatness  

We’ll be on the lookout for awesome and creative posts to share on our page!  

Thank you!

 

 

Risks and challenges

Our artisans have dedicated their lives to not only making the best shoes money can buy, but ensuring they are delivered on time to customers. Sometimes small issues do arise and the years of experience have prepared us to handle any situation with the utmost care and professionalism.

Even with the intense planning and preparation, we put into each production, sometimes delays occur as a result of the complexity and various components in making Goodyear welted shoes. We will keep all our backers informed through the entire campaign - we may even be ahead of schedule!

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