Where to Get Your Shoes Repaired in the Hudson Valley
Whether you need a shoe cap on a heel or a mend on a broken sole, look to local cobblers to extend the life on your favorite footwear.
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Colonie Shoe Repair
1127 Central Ave # 1, Albany
Since 1967, Alberico and Anna Conte have dedicated their lives to the cobbling trade. With customers near and far, Colonie Shoe Repair repairs shoes, heels, and leather products so well that customers are happy to journey to Albany to leave their footwear in the care of professionals. Besides traditional repairs and refurbishing, Colonie Shoe Repair expands its services by incorporating sporting equipment, dyeing fabrics, and shank removals.
1 Civic Center Plaza #104, Poughkeepsie
“No throwing away.” That’s the philosophy behind this Poughkeepsie-based business, which prides itself on refurbishing tired shoes, purses, and leather goods. No matter how tattered your shoes, bags, or jackets may be, owner Refugio Contreras is happy to transform your tired duds into like-new attire. Beyond simple repairs, C & F offers resizing and color dying services for items that require an extra touch-up. That being said, you’re always welcome to stop by for a good old shoe shining in the vintage shoeshine chair.
17 S Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie
A traditional shoe repair shop in Poughkeepsie, Mark J. Nelson’s makes its name through word of mouth. Nelson, the store’s owner, earned a degree in podiatry before pursuing a career as a cobbler, which means he’s an expert with orthopedic and custom walking shoes. That being said, Nelson is just as skilled with run-of-the-mill heel cap and sole repairs too.
Doctor Shoe Repair
1401 NY-300, Newburgh
You might not head to the emergency room when you find a hole in your shoe, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use a doctor. In fact, Jamie Parks and her husband Dae Seoung are just the shoe doctors for the job. Located in Newburgh, the couple rely upon honesty and professionalism as the backbone for their business, which has been in operation for over 25 years.
12 Stage Rd # 1, Monroe
In Monroe, Jim Bacchiocchi has been preserving the craft of shoe repairing for almost 43 years. With cobblers scarce in his area, Monroe Shoe Repair is a diamond in the rough, restoring every shoe from the latest in women’s fashion to custom orthopedic creations. In the evolving world of podiatric pain, Jim prioritizes comfort above everything else to ensure that customers put their best foot forward when they walk away. A true professional, Bacciocchi is a resource for difficult repairs and specialty creations in the Hudson Valley.