An artisanal family workshop

Their love and passion gave them the strength they needed to dedicate themselves to the art of traditional shoemaking. André and Renée Aubercy founded their namesake brand in 1935 at 34 rue Vivienne near the Bourse of Paris. Their vision was to offer a shoe of exceptional quality. With the help and friendship of the esthete Arturo Lopez Willshaw, André Aubercy was able to meet the most famous boot maker in Europe. The unique Aubercy style was born, combining the robustness of English shoes with the clever craftsmanship of Italian influence, while adding a touch of culture, boldness and artistic sensibility of French style. The result is a handmade shoe made in an artisan family workshop with amazing work on the leather, but more importantly providing a human dimension through the skill of the craftsman, perpetuating the beauty of the handmade. The tradition continued with Odette and Philippe Aubercy, followed by their son Xavier. They strive to perpetuate the legacy of family values and bring pleasure to connoisseurs around the world.

As the last independent house in Paris, Aubercy was recognized as an “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant”. This is a mark of recognition of the French state, which was put in place to reward French businesses for the excellence of their traditional and industrial know-how.

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