A Father’s Day Special: Filling Your Father’s Shoes

Photography by Heaton Johnson V Photography | 703-853-7119 My father purchased two pairs of Nettleton shoes in Washington, DC in March of 1970 after graduating from Marine Corps Security Guard (MSG), AKA “Embassy School”.  He purchased the shoes to wear with suits for formal occasions when the dress blue uniform wasn't appropriate.  Often, this was when meeting foreign dignitaries and heads of state.  For the next 18 years, he carried the shoes around the world while stationed at American embassies in Ireland, Portugal, and Vatican City.  In between embassy assignments, he (and the shoes) traveled to London (England), California, Illinois, Budapest (Hungary), North Carolina, Keflavik (Iceland), Virginia, and Oklahoma. In 1988, my father retired from the Marine Corps and [...]


We just participated in an extraordinary experience.  Professor Ivan Vernon from the University of Cleveland had contacted us to learn more about Nettleton and learn about what have been doing to bring Nettleton back to the global market. He invited us to interface with this semesters 600 level marketing class. This very bright group of […]

Fan Letter

We love getting these notes from past customers. Be watching for more of them. We would like to hear from you as well. Thanks… Back in the mid 70’s I purchased two pair of Nettleton shoes from your factory store in Syracuse, a black brogue and a brown wingtip.  I love those shoes, wore them […]

Greensboro Rivalries

Had a telephone conversation today with a gentleman that was born and raised in the lovely city of Greensboro N.C. He talked about the iconic status of the Nettleton Greensboro tassel loafer in his hometown. Of interest is the fact that so many young men of junior and senior high school age wore this terrific […]


For our gentleman shoppers that do not live near an authorized Nettleton Shoe dealer and for those that wish to try a pair of Nettleton Shoes before buying we present our TRY & BUY FIT KIT program. The shoes come to you in your home or office so that you may try them before buying. […]

New Styles and Colors Coming

Today we received our latest samples from the production team. When we have suitable photos we will get them posted. Among those in this collection is the Barrington in a brick color. The ever popular Greensboro in saddle tan, black, brick and burgundy. We have a couple of above the ankle boots and a few […]

New Colors On The Way

Pleased to announce that we have added some beautiful colors to the product line. As soon as we photograph them we will post them on the website. Your comments and questions are always welcome.

Spectator Styles Beyond Classic!

The Spectator was a mainstay in a gentleman’s wardrobe. Classy enough to dress up, fabulous enough to wear to a civilized sporting event. You may recall that we previously posted an article about President Harry S. Truman’s passion for clothing especially his shoes. In this post, we have put in a picture of the Nettleton […]

Nettleton Golf Shoe Arrives!

We had always been know for first rate very elegant golf shoes. We are bringing these beauties back to the market. Listed is a shot for you to look at. While not yet listed on our website, if you are interested in possessing a pair send us a note and we will provide you with […]