"Sustainable one of a kind shoes"


The perfect gift . . .

made to fit both your feet and your individuality



Hand dyed made to measure leather belts with antiqued brass fittings


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Weekend courses - brand new sneaker course advance bookings essential !


Individual tuition -

a variety of courses are offered from my studio. Make a long weekend of it - spend time on the beautiful Waiheke island while you learn some new skills.




enduring style - made from hand selected components - intrinsic comfort of natural materials

individuality - Did you have a dream and that dream was a pair of shoes?

custom fit - because feet are all devilishly different in shape and size.

sustainability - a product that can be repaired - creating less waste for the planet!


"made on waiheke island"


"The last will be first"

a motto learnt from John Lobb Bootmakers, I spent time as an intern in their lastmaking department, whilst studying at Cordwainers College, London 1993.

"the shoemakers shed"

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sueshoeTo get a newsletter every so often with stuff about workshops and what’s going on in my studio, please send your name and email address to: studio@sue-engels.co.nz and I will add you to my mailing list.

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