Allen Edmonds is one of the few men’s dress shoe manufacturers that still makes their shoes in the USA. The company was founded in 1922, and even though CEO, Paul Grangaard had sold the company in November, 2013 to Brentwood Associates (Brentwood Associates describes itself as a consumer-focused private equity firm with a 30-year history of investing in middle-market growth companies. Specialty retail is one of its areas of interest), Alan Edmonds has continued its commitment to make shoes in the USA (although, they do own a shoe factory in the Dominican Republic as well, so check the label).
One of the nice things about being on the mailing list is being the first to see the new selections, their latest sales and their clearance sales. The bad thing is that you have another e-mail to delete if you are not in the mood to buy. Here are a couple of clearance items that are great buys:
Allen Edmonds makes great dress shoes and the only maker of golf shoes made in USA, but they also carry a decent selection of made in USA dress shirts and a fantastic selection of Made in USA dress belts. Buy American.