Brand/Designer Glossary

It’s easy to just stick to the same trusted brands over and over. But even if you’re willing to try something new, it could be hard to sift through the hundreds of brands available out there in the open sea. Well, consider this glossary your lifesaver: a list of every shoe brand we carry and what types of shoes each brand designs.


  • adidas - adidas is one of the most renowned brands in the world for athletic shoes and trendy sneakers. adidas offers high-performance athletic shoes for sports such as basketball, soccer, football, tennis, and golf as well as casual lifestyle shoes with their signature shell-toe design.
  • Aerosoles - Aerosoles offers women’s shoes for casual, everyday wear. Aerosole shoes are extremely comfortable but at the same time, they hold an understated beauty whether they are heels for the office, pumps for the town, loafers, flats, or boots.
  • Airwalk - Airwalk shoes are inspired by skateboarding, surfing, snowboarding, and action sports culture in general. Airwalk offers casual shoes for traversing the urban jungle as well as high-performance skate shoes, beach sandals, and Mary Janes.
  • Alfani - Alfani injects elegance and sophistication into classic everyday styles for women. These include playful pumps, sling backs, high heels, boots, and sandals.
  • Allen Edmonds - Allen Edmonds is one of the most respected names in men’s shoes, featuring complete lines of dress shoes including handsome loafers and slip-ons, sophisticated oxfords, and classic wing-tips and saddle shoes. The brand also offers dress-casual and casual shoes in styles ranging from lace-ups to penny loafers, moccasins to boat shoes.
  • AND 1 - AND 1 basketball shoes combine high performance features with street-influenced urban style. AND 1 basketball shoes are worn by some of the top NBA players and hip-hop stars in the country.
  • Ann Marino - Ann Marino creates women’s footwear that is prized for its classic feminine style, from gorgeous high-heel sandals in elegant prints to cute little slides, mules, and ballet flats. Ann Marino shoes carry with them an aura of absolute glamour, recalling the fashions of the past even as they convey a strong up-to-the-minute sensibility.
  • Anne Klein - One of the most widely respected names in American fashion, Anne Klein creates women’s shoes of exceptionally classic style, including gorgeous high-heel pumps and sandals in a wide range of colors and finishes, playful flats, sling backs, and wedges. Every design produced by the brand carries an aura of confidence and style.
  • AK Anne Klein - The AK Anne Klein brand possesses a smart, sophisticated sensibility. Style and quality is built into a wide range of choices, from buckle-decorated pumps, round-toed moccasin loafers to sexy Mary Janes, comfy clogs and wedges. Every style comes in a dazzling variety of colors and leathers, making personal fashion coordination a delight.
  • ASICS - ASICS is an acronym of a Latin phrase translating to “a sound spirit in a healthy body.” ASICS shoes are scientifically designed to cater to the needs of the human foot in a wide range of sports including running, cross-training, volleyball and more. ASICS also offers athletic-inspired casual shoes for men, women, and children.
  • AVIA - AVIA shoes feature their patented Cantilever® technology, which aims to enhance the performance and comfort of all types of foot, cushioning for stability and shock absorption. AVIA makes men’s and women’s high-performance athletic shoes for sports such as running, walking, basketball, cross training, and water sports.
  • Axis - Axis skate shoes offer high performance quality for serious skaters as well as great retro style for casual wear in everyday life. Axis skate shoes offer maximum comfort, durability, and support for all your needs.

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  • Baci - The name “Baci” comes from the Italian word for “kiss.” Baci offers young women’s footwear, injecting modern style with a refreshing sense of lighthearted flair. Baci shoes include everything from velvet ankle boots, loafers with sassy little bows, patent leather pumps to vampy high-heeled sandals, sexy slides, and even comfy zip-up boots.
  • Bally - Bally shoes are steeped in tradition and pay homage to classic, distinguished styles. Bally footwear features finely detailed women’s flats, wedges, platform shoes, and boots, all crafted from the finest materials; and men’s shoes that update classic styles, such as high top leather tennis shoes, casual loafers, and evening shoes with two-toned or perforated leather.
  • Bandolino - Bandolino footwear offers today’s style-conscious women a combination of fashion, function, and value in a wide range of styles. Bandolino offers everything including calf-high boots, high-heeled pumps, sexy sling backs, slides and Mary Janes. Bandolino caters to the everyday woman who needs high-fashion at a great value.
  • Bass - Bass makes casual and dress footwear for men, women, and children, expressing a classic American sensibility of no-nonsense good taste, quality, and value. Bass provides timeless styles such as tasseled loafers, penny loafers, two-toned saddle shoes, dress Oxfords, and rugged athletic-style shoes for men and women featuring elastic laces or Velcro fasteners.
  • Bates - The Bates footwear brand holds one of the most distinguished positions in the world of American shoes, providing more than 1.5 million pairs of shoes per year for the country’s military, law enforcement, postal, and security services. The Bates brand manufactures heavy-duty boots, gleaming dress shoes, and shock-resistant athletic-style tactical boots to support those individuals who protect the nation.
  • BC Footwear - BC Footwear defines the spirit of the young woman with an “Independent Edge,” adding a dash of playfulness into all its designs. Styles range from fuzzy slip-ons decorated with tiny bunny ears to dapper clogs with plaid trims and belt fronts to canvas kickers with button-up sides or old-fashioned laces and argyle patterns.
  • BCBG - BCBG is an acronym from the French translating to “good style, good class.” BCBG shoes offer young and young-thinking women an ideal combination of trendiness, quality, and value. BCBG provides Hollywood chic in a variety of different styles including glossy metallic flats decorated with beautiful bows, gorgeous high heel pumps with glittering buckles, relaxed wedge sandals, and seductive flats ready to glide through the world.
  • BCBG Max Azria - BCBG Max Azria footwear brings glamour, style, and attitude to classic women’s shoes. BCBG Max Azria offers styles from quilted pumps with lace embellishments or satin sling back sandals to modest flats with glittering mesh caps, patent leather booties, and sandals of braided metallic leather.
  • BCBGirls - The BCBGirls brand focuses on shoes for women who are still girls at heart. BCBGirls designs playful, fashion-conscious shoes ranging from metallic leather flats to sexy ankle boots with distinctive logo buckles, calf-high boots of quilted leather, and pumps in glittery leather with seductive peep-toes.
  • bebe - bebe appeals to all stylish women with the animal energy to break the mold of common fashion. Adored by the Hollywood elite, bebe provides sexy and sophisticated styles including towering wedges, platforms, and high-heeled sandals; seductive booties and peep-toe pumps, and playfully kinky buckled ankle boots and calf-high leather corset boots.
  • Belle by Sigerson Morrison - The Belle line of shoes by Sigerson Morrison follows a design philosophy of simplicity, modernity, and a touch of cheekiness. The Belle line features some of the cutest women’s shoes around including sweet suede flats with bow accents, sexy patent leather sandals, and trim ankle boots.
  • Ben Sherman - The Ben Sherman brand is one of Great Britain’s most iconic fashion brands, known for its hip yet laid-back sense of style. The Ben Sherman line of shoes features sleek yet relaxed tasseled loafers, ankle boots and oxfords with subtle Mod detailing, casual “trainer” athletic shoes in smart slip-on canvas designs, and much more.
  • Betsey Johnson - Betsey Johnson shoes hold a strong dose of sexiness, whimsy, and over-the-top exuberance. The Betsey Johnson shoes demand attention whether they are glittery pink flats, sexy high-heeled pumps with sparkling sequins, or dazzling ruby-colored high-heeled Mary Janes that resemble those famous shoes from the Land of Oz.
  • Beverly Feldman - Beverly Feldman shoes offer fabulous women all the extravagance and indulgence that they desire. Beverly Feldman footwear is known for its exuberantly detailed designs, from ballet flats embellished in wild patterns, high wedge sandals in zebra prints, and cherry-red peep-toed pumps to ankle boots with sexy corset-style detailing and bewitching sequined sling backs.
  • Birkenstock - The Birkenstock brand carries a rich tradition of German shoemaking that dates back to 1897. Birkenstocks have now become a household name, known for its extremely comfortable design that strives to mimic the shape of the healthy human foot. Birkenstock makes shoes and sandals for men, women, and children in a variety of styles, colors, and finishes.
  • Bongo - Bongo shoes are known for their relaxed, fun sense of style and are popular amongst young women. Bongo shoes come in styles such as beaded round-toe wedges with paisley linings, smart high-heel pumps trimmed in lace, woven leather sling backs, fleece-lined wedge boots, sassy thong sandals, and classy little quilted slip-ons.
  • Born - Born shoes are constructed using an old-world shoemaking technique called “Opanka,” where layers of outer leather, leather lining, and shock-absorbing foam are sewn into a single piece, resulting in supreme comfort. Born footwear features men’s, women’s, and children’s styles including classic Oxfords, rugged boots, high-heeled loafers, sleek mules, moccasins, and clogs.
  • Bostonian - The Bostonian brand is an offshoot of the renowned British brand, Clarks. Bostonian offers a wide range of classic dressy and casual men’s styles such as lace-up Oxfords, wingtips, woven or tasseled moccasins, penny loafers, slip-ons, and ankle boots.
  • Bronx - Bronx footwear is a Holland-based company, designing shoes that reveal its European roots. Bronx shoes contain classic style with a modern twist, including women’s and men’s styles such as breathtaking boots, sassy leather flats, tantalizing pumps wrapped in buckled belts, mocs, sandals, slip-ons, and sneakers that fit perfectly with a great pair of jeans.
  • Brooks - Brooks athletic footwear dedicates itself to the needs of serious runners, with a wide range of men’s and women’s high-performance running shoes and athletic shoes. Brooks provides separate models specifically designed for support, for stability control, for smooth guidance, and for speed, as well as trail running shoes and walking shoes.
  • Bruno Magli - Bruno Magli footwear possesses an aura of Italian artistry at its most classically refined, designed for a most sophisticated and prestigious audience. Bruno Magli creations include shoes for women and men such as elegant high-heeled sling backs, graceful calf-high boots, fun slides and wedges, handsome moccasins, Oxfords, and dressy slip-ons.
  • Burberry - Burberry footwear takes an understated, elegant, British approach in its designs that favors practicality as much as style. Burberry offers a wide range of women’s shoes ranging from buckled ballerina slippers, quilted sandals, espadrilles, and sneakers to casual wooden clogs, comfy tasseled driving shoes, and playful rain boots

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  • Camper - Camper shoes reflect the simplicity and beauty of the rural world in both design and craftsmanship. Camper offers stylish, comfortable shoes for women, men, and children in a variety of styles such as casual sneakers, Mary Janes, ballerina flats, and quaint ankle-high boots. The name Camper comes from the Spanish word for “peasant,” a reminder of the company’s humble origins.
  • Candie’s - Candie’s footwear strives to bring out the humor and playfulness in young, independent women everywhere. Candie’s line of shoes features a wide range of styles including flats in kicky floral prints, dressy peep-toe pumps, vibrant wedges, and sexy, strapped shaft boots.
  • Caparros - Caparros shoes allow women to bask in their feminine allure and to indulge their desire for luxury while offering a great value. Caparros shoes include a variety of high-heeled sandals with straps and halters, made from exquisite materials in gemlike colors. These are created for such events as weddings, proms, and other special memorable events in the life of a woman.
  • Capezio - The Capezio brand designs women’s, girls’, and men’s footwear for serious dancers and performers. Capezio offers styles including classic elegant ballet shoes, jazz shoes, tap shoes, and dance sneakers with a modern sensibility. Capezio shoes offer maximum support and flexibility for creative persons everywhere.
  • Caressa - Caressa aims to create comfortable shoes that pamper the foot all day long. Caressa offers a line of shoes ranging from elegant pumps and beautiful touring shoes to stylish water-resistant high-rise and low-rise boots, which combine the most alluring fashion with the latest advances in comfort technology.
  • Carlos by Carlos Santana - Carlos is the line of shoes from acclaimed recording artist, Carlos Santana. Carlos shoes are designed to be as passionate and lively as the music of the rock-and-roll legend. Styles include flirty flats, alluring high heels, sexy ankle-high boots, gorgeous dress slides, and much more.
  • Casadei - Women’s shoes from Casadei showcase the ultimate in Italian glamour and classical design, injecting modern styles with a hint of retro appeal. Casadei’s line of shoes ranges from high-heeled pumps in candy colors and zebra print boots to metallic gold mules and beautiful Mary Janes.
  • CAT Caterpillar - CAT Footwear provides men, women, and kids with some of the most extremely comfortable, ruggedly durable shoes and boots available. CAT Footwear offers an extensive line of work shoes, work boots, and athletic shoes that offer comfort, durability, and safety features such as steel toe reinforcements and non-slip, rubber soles.
  • Chaco - All Chaco shoes feature the company’s trademarked BioCentric foot bed, awarded the Seal of Acceptance by the American Podiatric Medical Association. Chaco, committed to function and durability, offers a wide variety of shoes for men, women, and children such as athletic-style lace-up all-terrain shoes, sandals with slip-resistant soles, and leather flips with environmentally responsible soles made from 25 percent recycled rubber.
  • Charles by Charles David - The Charles line of shoes from Charles David helps the modern woman feel powerful, romantic, and sexy. The Charles line expresses a feminine aura in all its designs from high wedges with playful peep toes and sexy high-heeled pumps in snakeskin to mid-calf boots in dapper tweed fabric.
  • Chippewa - Chippewa men’s boots and women’s boots embody the rugged individuality of the American outdoors. Chippewa features a wide range of durable, comfortable slip-on and lace-up boots in ankle-high and mid-calf lengths. Chippewa boots are inspired by the company’s history designing logger boots, motorcycle boots, and packer boots.
  • Circa Joan & David - Circa Joan & David shoes cater specifically to the needs of today’s active, intelligent woman. A branch of the venerated Joan & David brand, Circa Joan & David features a variety of styles such as sleekly elegant pumps, casually classic loafers, fresh and fun wedges, slinky calf-high boots, Mary Janes, and sexy strappy sandals.
  • Club Room by Charter Club - The male counterpart to the coveted Charter Club women’s brand, Club Room by Charter Club features men’s shoes inspired by classic all-American style. The Club Room line contains a range of handsome loafers, slipper, and clog-style mules for everyday use, conveying a sophisticated but relaxed contemporary attitude.
  • Coach - Coach footwear bears a brand recognized and coveted worldwide in the form of a handsome capital letter "C". In the mid-20th century, the Coach brand was founded in Manhattan by a team of expert leather craftsmen dedicated to using time-honored techniques and the finest leathers. Women's and men's footwear from Coach benefits from that same dedication to tradition and enduring quality.
  • Cole Haan - Cole Haan offers men and women’s shoes, handbags, and belts and is known for it’s comfort in footwear inspired by the Nike Air Technology. Cole Haan shoes, sandals, and boots are handcrafted where no two pieces are the same. Cole Haan is perfect for those looking for style that boasts of chic trendiness.

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  • Coleman - Widely known as “The Outdoor Company,” Coleman is a leader in reliable camping and outdoor living equipment. The Coleman line of men’s outdoor shoes offers rugged hiking boots with steel toes, hiking sneakers, slip-on deck shoes with cushioned insoles and rubber bottoms, and even casual thong, slide, and buckle-style sandals. Coleman shoes allow you to traverse every type of terrain you may encounter on your adventures.
  • Columbia - Columbia makes a wide variety of outdoor footwear for men and women featuring advanced technologies and materials to withstand the harshest of conditions. Columbia offers wading boots for boating, fishing, and hunting; waterproof cold weather boots; rugged hiking and trail boots; and multi-sport shoes.
  • Crocs - The Crocs brand provides an extensive line of brightly colored, sometimes wildly patterned, molded-resin clog-style sandals. These shoes offer excellent support, balance, comfort, and ventilation due to their unique design. The Crocs line has recently expanded to offer tennis shoes, boots, and flip-flops as well.

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  • Danelle - Danelle footwear devotes itself primarily to warm-weather wear for women, injecting a lighthearted spirit into all of their shoes. Danelle provides a delightful assortment of clogs, slides, mules, sandals, and flats designed to enjoy brighter, warmer days.
  • Dansko - Dansko footwear prides itself on comfort, creating a collection of shoes with maximum comfort, allowing professional men and women to stay on their feet all day. Dansko's signature clogs are their most popular style but they also produce a variety of other styles, including sandals, heels, loafers, boots, thongs, and more. Dansko shoes provide lasting comfort, great support, and sophisticated style.

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  • David Aaron - Shoes from the David Aaron brand appeal to refined women with a fashion sensibility that doesn’t fall prey to the latest passing trends. David Aaron footwear includes a wide array of styles such as elegant pumps, comfortably soft loafers, sensible leather mules, and a range of other beautifully designed shoes.
  • DC Shoe Co USA - DC Shoe Co USA manufactures innovative, high-performance boots and shoes for demanding outdoor activities and action sports. DC Shoe Co USA provides shoes for everything from snowboarding, skateboarding, and running to surfing, motocross, BMX, and casual wear. DC branded shoes display a commitment to pioneering technology with unparalleled support and comfort.
  • Deer Stags - he Deer Stags brand provides casual shoes of outstanding construction and comfort. Deer Stags footwear features a wide range of men’s and women’s lace-ups, loafers, sandals, and slippers, as well as comfortable slip-resistant work boots and shoes. Many Deer Stags shoes contain the company’s patented S.U.P.R.O. Technology, which offers strategic shock absorption and eliminates the need to “break-in” shoes.
  • Delman - Delman footwear has long embodied timeless style and innovative construction, offering fashion-conscious women the luxury and mystique they desire. The Delman brand provides a multitude of styles such as chic pumps, beautiful loafers, breathtaking calf-high boots, smart wedges, and exquisite little flats that set the heart aflutter. Delman shoes have been adorning fashion icons since 1919.
  • DeWalt - The DeWalt line of men’s work shoes and boots are built to the highest standards of performance. Each pair of DeWalt work shoes and boots contain more than a dozen different features designed to maximize safety and comfort, such as steel toe reinforcements, durable full-grain leather, molded heel supports, and lightweight polyurethane midsoles for shock absorption.
  • Dexter - Dexter footwear evokes classic American tradition, style, and comfort. Dexter offers men’s and women’s shoes ranging from dress Oxfords, penny loafers, and rugged Chukka boots to smart sport lace-ups, fisherman’s sandals, relaxed ballet flats, and strappy sandals
  • Diadora - Diadora athletic shoes fuse high-performance design and construction with beautiful Italian styling. Diadora’s line of athletic shoes includes footwear for running, cross-training, biking, soccer, tennis and more. All shoes from Diadora are developed, designed, and manufactured in Italy to the highest of standards.
  • Diba - The Diba name is actually an acronym to reflect the brand’s international outlook (Dutch design, Italian developers, Brazilian manufacturing, American enterprise). Diba specializes in beautiful women’s boots of all types—suede boots with alluring buckles, riding boots with jaunty leather ties, full-shaft boots with dapper leather cuffs, stiletto boots adorned in rich tapestry, and much more. Diba has now expanded to include flats, sandals, wedges, and pumps in its line of shoes as well.
  • Dickies - Dickies produces a wide selection of men’s and women’s industrial work shoes that are both very durable and very comfortable. Dickies shoe styles include lace-up and pull-on work boots, Western boots, and athletic shoe styles, as well as slip-resistant sneakers, loafers, and clogs.
  • Diverse - The Diverse line of shoes speaks to the new global mindset that is found among trend-setters everywhere. Diverse creates shoes for smart urban women ready for footwear on the cutting edge of fashion. From high-heeled pumps to slouchy moccasins, Diverse shoes demand notice wherever they travel.
  • DKNY, Donna Karan New York - DKNY, or Donna Karan New York, embodies the spirit of the city of its namesake. DKNY combines high style with a down-to-earth approach to offer everyday women footwear for every occasion. DKNY features styles such as high-heeled Mary Jane pumps, sleek platform wedges, casual flip-flop sandals, ballet flats, rain boots, and even cute sporty sneakers.
  • Dockers - Dockers offers an array of sleek, relaxed men’s footwear that complements its casual, sophisticated apparel. The Dockers line includes a range of comfortable shoes for every occasion, including loafers and moccasins, slip-ons and lace-ups, Oxfords and athletic shoes.
  • Dollhouse - Dollhouse footwear evokes a spirit of fashionable fun and lighthearted beauty in its shoes. Dollhouse provides a wide range of styles for juniors such as Mary Jane flats, spectator-style pumps, pumps embellished with oversized buttons, calf-length boots wrapped in lace, and sporty slingbacks.
  • Dr Scholl’s - Dr. Scholl’s shoes are designed to pamper and care for feet with the latest comfort technology such as gel insoles, air cushions, and stability bridges. Dr. Scholl’s features men’s and women’s footwear ranging from lace-up ankle boots, casual Oxfords, and athletic flats to slip-ons, sandals, and flip-flops.
  • Draven - The Draven brand takes inspiration from skateboarding and rock-and-roll cultures, creating wildly original, rebellious styles. The Draven line of shoes contains slip-ons and lace-ups in a variety of designs, whether retro, tattoo, pop-culture, or music-based. Draven has also been nominated for a Libby Award for its positive impact on animals.
  • Dunham - Dunham is a branch of the New Balance brand of shoes focusing on high-performance outdoor and casual footwear. Dunham provides men’s and women’s shoes for hiking, trail-running, and cross-training as well as casual slip-ons, boat shoes, sandals, and even steel-toe work boots. Like its New Balance parent, the Dunham brand is dedicated to ensuring the perfect fit for feet.
  • Durango - Durango boots are developed in the classic Western tradition of sturdiness, style, comfort, and quality. As the official boot of the Professional Bull Riders Association, Durango boots for men and women come in a variety of styles, whether pull-on or lace-up, ankle or calf heights, smoothed or distressed leather finishes.

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  • Easy Spirit - Easy Spirit footwear boasts a combination of outstanding interior features offering the superior comfort of a sneaker no matter the style. Easy Spirit produces women’s and men’s shoes such as pumps, sling backs, boots, moccasins, clogs, platforms, classic wingtips, and Oxfords.