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Designer Shoe Repairs

Drop off your designer shoes, boots, RMs, bags, and leather accessories at Silk Barbers during our opening hours, and we'll send them off to Stephen at his boutique studio for alterations and restorations!

Stephen is a distinguished master of cobbler practices, a unique dying art and meticulous trade that is rising in demand within the world of luxury footwear and leather goods. He is also one of the few artisans in the country who specialises in restoring R.M. Williams footwear. His unrelenting passion for shoes has seen him working 35 years strong in the shoe repair industry - from training other cobblers, to opening multiple shoe repair shops along a train line from Carnegie into Melbourne CBD. Today, he is proud to offer his professional craftsmanship to the community at Silk Barbers. Scroll down to see BEFORE & AFTER pictures!

 


HOW IT WORKS:

STEP 1:
DROP OFF your items at Silk Barbers during our opening hours. You will be asked to leave your contact information and details of your requests.

STEP 2:
Your item(s) will then be delivered to our partnering shoe repair studio where our artisan will personally call you to provide a bespoke QUOTE. Once you have agreed, the project will begin.

STEP 3: 
Your repaired item(s) will be personally delivered by Stephen to Silk Barbers. You will be contacted within a week for your item(s) to be COLLECTED at Silk Barbers at an agreed day and time.



PRICE GUIDE:

Please note that pricing may vary for jobs that are particularly complex or simplified. In such cases, you will be contacted with a consultation and a bespoke quote.

 SHOE REPAIRS BAG REPAIRS

Sole $50

Heel $40

Sole or Heel Build Up +$10

Full Flat Sole $80

Stiletto Tip $20

Toe Piece $25

Insole $20

Elastic Gusset $80

Zipper $70

Buckle $50

Straps (ladies shoes) $25

Eyelets $25

Stitching $25

Stretch $35

Recolour $50

Waterproof $70 

Clean $70

Hand-polish $40

Straps / Handles $80

Zipper $50

Stitching $40

Hardware $50

Tears $70

Inner Lining $70

Eyelets $70

Piping $70

Recolour $40

Waterproof $70

Clean $70

 

 

 

 

 

 

  


FAQ:

  1. What kinds of shoes do you accept?
    All types of shoes are accepted, as long as the foundation of the shoe is solid and not flimsy. Examples of accepted shoes include: leather dress shoes, canvas shoes, sneakers, soles, heels, boots, and sandals.

  2. What other items do you accept?
    We also accept leather belts, bags, wallets, and other leather accessories.

  3. How long will it take for my item(s) to repaired?
    Your item(s) will take approximately one week to be processed and ready for collection. You will be informed if your item(s) require more or less time.

  4. What if I don't agree with the quote and I no longer want to proceed with the repairs?
    If you decide not to proceed with the repairs, or if your item(s) have been deemed unable to be repaired, don't worry - your item(s) will simply be delivered back to Silk Barbers, and you will be contacted for collection.

VISIT @SILKSHOEREPAIRS ON INSTAGRAM TO SEE BEFORE & AFTERS
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