John Lobb

John Lobb’s (212.888.9797, www.johnlobb.com ) new “by request” service offers more custom options. 2nd from Left: Redmire one-buckle leather shoes, $1,660.
Two elements—the figure-eight-shape undersole and the finest blemish-free leather—distinguish John Lobb’s French-made footwear from those of most other shoemakers. The company prides itself on using...