This page was last updated August 10th, 2022.

Please note some styles have multiple colorways with different arrival windows; please check the name and color of your shoe carefully. For example, navy Marilyns are due to arrive in May, while ivory Marilyns are expected in June/July. 

First European Pre-Order!

These items are now in stock and are no longer on pre-order! All pre-orders containing these items have been shipped out, unless the order includes an item from a later pre-order, or we've otherwise contacted you about it shipping later.

This batch includes the following styles/colorways:

Hartfield in brown, oxblood, and ivory
Bertie in black, green, oxblood, and navy
Emma in oxblood, green, navy, ivory, and black
Londoner in cherry, blue, black, and tan 
Evelyn in tan/brown and in grey/black
Kensington in green, oxblood, and black
Pompadour in ivory and in black
Gibson in black and in green
Renoir in black, brown, and ivory
Claire in black and in brown
Tavistock in black and in French blue
Mae in French blue, green, black, and red
Bellatrix in black, green, and navy
Astoria in black
Keckley in grey/black, green/black, and black/black
Bernadette in cognac/black, blue/black, ivory/black, tan/brown, and tan/ivory
Hazel in oxblood, navy, ivory, and black
Dunmore in blue and in yellow
Marilyn in black and in navy
Sophie in black, green, oxblood
Accessories: Stockings, buckles, buttonhooks, and shoe brush/polishing cloth

Second European Pre-order!

These items are now in stock and are no longer on pre-order! All pre-orders containing these items have been shipped out, unless the order includes an item from a later pre-order, or we've otherwise contacted you about it shipping later.

This pre-order includes the following styles/colorways:

Marilyn in ivory, brown, and oxblood
Londoner in ivory
Gibson in ivory
Bellatrix in ivory
Astoria in ivory
Alpen in black/black, green/black, brown/ivory
Camille in black/black, green/black, burgundy/black, and blue/silver
Lucille in green/black, black/burgundy, and black/black
Evelyn in tan/black and in tan/navy
Accessories: Satin ribbon laces

Shipping in August - the Shimmer Collection

These items are now in stock and are no longer on pre-order! All pre-orders containing these items have been shipped out, unless the order includes an item from a later pre-order.

This pre-order includes the following styles/colorways:

Penelope in magenta, ivory, green, and blue
Antoinette in silver, ivory, green, black, and French blue

Shipping in October - the Avant Garde Collection

Karolina, Meme, and Endora are currently available on pre-order with a scheduled delivery estimate to our European warehouse in October. This pre-order includes the following styles/colorways:

Karolina in black, pink/black, pink/teal/black
Meme in black, black/pink/gold
Endora in black, arsenic green, poison purple, blood red

Shipping in November - the Jazz Standards Collection

Bellevue, Claremont, Jane, Kedwardian, and Peggy are currently available on pre-order with a scheduled delivery estimate to our European warehouse in November. This pre-order includes the following styles/colorways:

Bellevue in black, cordovan, tan, and white
Claremont in black, brown, merlot, and navy
Jane in black, cordovan, navy, tan, and white
Kedwardian in black, ivory, and navy
Peggy in black/white, coffee/cream, navy/white, and oxblood/white

Please note that we do not split-ship orders. All items in an order will ship together once all of the products have come into stock; that means if your order contains a shoe from this pre-order and a shoe from a pre-order arriving later, they'll both ship when the final shoe arrives at our warehouse. For more information about how our pre-orders process works, please read our pre-order information page.
 

Factors currently affecting pre-order schedules

Unfortunately, but not unsurprisingly, we have experienced some significant production delays due to the effects of the pandemic on our supply chain. These have included:
  • Protecting the health of everyone involved in the production of your shoes
  • Impacts on our leather suppliers and shoe component supply chain
  • A critical shortage of shipping containers in China for sea freight is causing global transportation issues.
  • Low capacity and availability of air freight to move completed goods to our warehouses. It's currently taking us 3-4 weeks to move products that have previously taken 4-6 days.
  • Critical capacity issues at most major ports are causing delays due to increased consumer demand for almost all tangible goods.
  • Ongoing truck freight issues within the EU due to a driver shortage


We regularly email customers that have opted-into notifications with updates relating to the progress of their pre-orders. If you have opted-out of notification emails then we recommend that you check our Facebook page for the latest updates.

If you have an questions, or need assistance in making adjustments to an existing order, or need to cancel a late order then please contact us!

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