Everyone is looking for American made shoes. I admit, they are difficult to find, but I've put together this extensive list. It contains brands that make all of their shoes in the USA, but I've also listed brands whose lines contain some made in USA shoes and some that are imported.  Always check your labels and look for “Made in USA” before you buy! (Sandals featured in cover image are by Mohop.)

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American Made Shoes: Top Picks

American Made Sneakers: SOM Footwear

American manufacturing is alive and well in Colorado! Allow us to introduce SOM Footwear, shoes designed to serve your feet well during everything from walking the dog to crossfit! The shoe's minimalist, zero drop design gives you the freedom and stability of barefoot walking with all the protection and support you need.


SOM Footwear USA Made Sneakers - Minimalist Design - Made in Colorado


SOM just introduced the all new Briquette – available in red, blue and purple. This eye catching addition to the SOM Footwear line encapsulates everything that makes SOM a standout American footwear company: unwavering attention to detail and superior craftsmanship throughout, three vibrant colors to choose from and the all-new SOM sole which is also Made in America.

Handcrafted with love in Colorado for the discerning customer; SOM focuses on making a quality product right here in America, and backing it up with out of this world customer service. From the boardroom to the backcountry, SOM wants to keep you happy, head to toe.

American Made Sneakers from SOM Footwear


American Made Work Shoes

Capps Shoe Company is 100% made in USA in a factory located on the border between Virginia and North Carolina in Gretchen, Virginia. The company has over 175 employees with an average shoemaking experience of over 12 years – its skilled craftsman are among the most talented shoe makers in the world. Capps footwear is approved for use by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Nexcom, and the National Park Service, as well as Police, Sheriff and Fire Departments nationwide.American Made Mens Boots from Capp Shoe Company - USA made shoes for law enforcement and military

American Made Sandals: Earth Runners

Earth Runners Sandals makes eco-engineered Minimalist Earthing Sandals that offer the closest thing to going barefoot. Inspired by the huarache running sandals of the world renowned long distance runners known as the Tarahumara, Earth Runners combine this timeless unisex design with the barefoot benefits of grounded earthing shoes.

Earth Runners feature a grounded conductive lacing system™ to keep you secure and in tune with the earth’s natural rhythms at every step. These American made sandals utilize Minimalist Vibram® soles, canvas Earth-Grip footbed, and a grounded conductive lacing system™ offering the ultimate minimalist sandal experience. These sandals are great for hiking, trail running, walking, and travel. Earth Runners sandals are made in California.

American Made Earth Runners Sandals - Eco-engineered Minimalist Earthing Sandals - Made in California -

SOM Footwear - American Made Sneakers - Minimalist Sneakers for Hiking and Running - Made in USA

American Made Shoes: The Ultimate Source List

If you notice that we have missed your favorite American made shoe brand, please let us know in the comments and we will add them to our list! This list is constantly being updated, so bookmark and check back often. If we missed a source you love, post it in the comments so we can include it with our next edition.

  • Alden, men's dress shoes, made in Middleborough, Massachusetts since 1884
  • All American Clothing Co. is an online retailer of men's fashion including boots from Thorogood. 

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American Made sneakers by SOM Footwear - Minimalist American Made Sneakers for Hiking and Walking

  • Steger Mukluks and Moccasins, made in Ely, Minnesota (These are like the made in USA version of UGGs! We love them!)
  • Sven clogs for men, women, and children are made in the USA
  • The Palatines, leather slingbacks, sandals and booties made in Los Angeles, California
  • The Vintage Shoe Company, men and women's boots, oxfords and flats, made in Pennsylvania
  • Thorogood, men's boots
  • Truman Boot Co., hand built boots, made in Colorado
  • Vere Sandals, men and women's flip flops, made in Geneva, New York
  • Walk-Over, men's casual shoes, select styles made in USA since 1758
  • White's Boots, men's jumper boots
  • Wolverine, men's boots, made in Rockford, Michigan (select styles)
  • Zuzii Footwear manufactures shoes (sandals, clogs, sneakers) for baby, kids, and women in Los Angeles, California

Have we missed anything on this list of American made shoe brands? Which is your favorite? Share other Made in USA shoes brands with us.

Made in USA Shoe Insoles and Comfort Accessories

If you're looking for American made shoe insoles, we recommend Body and Sole Comfort foot cushions which use medical grade, petroleum-free gel to contour and adhere directly to your foot’s unique shape. These cushions stick to the skin to provide a personalized level of comfort not felt with drugstore shoe insoles.

The popular Lily Pads work best on the ball of the foot, top of the foot for lace or buckle discomfort, and around bunions. Each package includes two Lily Pads and a storage pouch. Save 20% off with code USALOVE at Body and Sole Comfort.

American Made Sole Insoles - Body and Sole Comfort

To make your American made shoes even more comfy, try Piggy Pillows' flip flop insoles or American-made soft gel foot cushions from Body and Sole Comfort. And don't forget socks. Here is our guide: Made in USA Socks: The Ultimate Source List.

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