Handcrafted Dress Shoes & Sneakers Reinvented For Modern Men

Bold, comfortable, & affordable handcrafted Italian dress shoes & sneakers. We’ll even buy them back.

Proven and Reviewed
We Deliver a Truly Exceptional Italian Dress Shoe & Experience

Started in 2016, Ace Marks has delivered 3 record breaking Kickstarter campaigns and is the most funded dress shoe in crowdfunding history! With over 2000 reviews and a 4.8 out of 5 star average, our exceptionally crafted shoes are loved by more than 20,000 backers across 81 countries. Join us!

20K+

Backers

To Date

4.8

Average rating

out of 5 stars

2000+

Certified Reviews

From Real Customers

LEARN HOW IT WORKS
What is Factory Access?

New Styles and Exclusives

During Factory Access, our factory doors are opened for you to discover our artisan’s latest styles, colors, and constructions. It’s our chance to showcase everything that we’ve been creating without limitation. Most of it will never be available again.

Community First Approach

Ace Marks was created for you, and we listen. During factory access we all have an open dialogue about what you like, don’t like, and what you would like to see from us now and in the future. We act fast, and we will make community suggested styles & colors available for sale during the campaign. Be heard, with Ace Marks.

Shop at Preferred Pricing

Factory Access pricing is a fraction of the retail price. Producing and shipping a large number of orders at once without having to purchase inventory significantly reduces our costs. We pass these savings on to you! Using this type of business model allows us to truly make a luxury dress shoe at a fraction of the retail price.

Direct to you.
No Mark-ups

Ace Marks’ direct to consumer business model allows us to offer luxury dress shoes at prices which were previously unattainable. Factory Access allows us to do even better.

New Collection Designed by Our Customers.

Every year we take your input and get to work on new styles, new colors, and more options. This collection is a little different. On a Friday in May, our weekly Zoom Happy Hour turned into an impromptu design session with many of our most dedicated customers. We were physically separated across the map, but united by technology and a mutual interest in creating the unique shoes and boots presented here. Thank you for our boldest collection yet!

Starting at $199

A diverse and bold selection of luxury shoes. Blake Flex construction wrapped in premium full grain calf-skin leather, hand dyed & burnished. Sizes 5 US to 15 US in “D” & “E” (wide) widths (Sneakers only in “D”). Handcrafted in Italy.

Starting at $259

A diverse and bold selection of dress boots. Blake Flex construction wrapped in premium full grain calf-skin leather, hand dyed & burnished. Sizes 5 US to 15 US in “D” & “E” (wide) widths (Sneakers only in “D”). Handcrafted in Italy.

Starting at $169

A bold selection of dress sneakers. Made by our Italian artisans using super soft full-grain calf skin leather on Margom outsoles and comfy shock absorbing insoles. Handcrafted in Italy.

Our new collection of men’s handcrafted Italian dress shoes was designed by our customers and features classic dress styles as well as more casual and unique takes on elegant classics. All on a Blake Flex construction and wrapped in premium soft full grain calf-skin leather, hand dyed & burnished. Sizes 5 US to 15 US in “D” & “E” (wide) widths.

Our Newest Collection of Men's Dress Shoes

Designed by our customers, our latest collection of men's dress shoes is also our boldest!

Packed with Amazing Features

Our luxury shoes are handcrafted in Italy and hand dyed and hand burnished in-house by our master Italian craftsmen. They feature a re-soleable blake flex construction wrapped in premium full grain soft calf-skin leather uppers & supple breathable calf-skin lining. The memory foam insole molds to your foot. The flexible leather outsole has a notched heel, a rubber insert for traction, and a closed stitch channel that prevents moisture from getting in and increases the life of the shoe. They are light, flexible and comfortable from the first wear.

Ace Marks Dress Shoes

Browse Through Ace Marks new Dress Shoe Collection

Handcrafting Tramonto Patina

Tramonto Patina requires a significant investment of time and focus to achieve and is a true testament to the skills and dedication of our artisans.

Tramonto Patina

In 2018, for months, we worked with our artisans to develop a patina that is understated, yet bold and elegant. The Tramonto Patina was born. The extra dark burnishing around the entire lower quarter of the shoe gives way to a progressively lighter upper. The result is a dramatic effect reminiscent of the sky's transition from light, to dark. Each Tramonto Patina outsole is dyed to match the upper.
A small and limited run of Tramonto Patinas were made available in 2018, and most have not been available again….until now. If you missed out 2 years ago, don’t miss this short window of opportunity or you will likely have to wait a few years before you get another chance to acquire a Tramonto Patina.

Designed by our customers, our latest handcrafted Italian boot collection features many firsts, including our first Jodhpur & Balmoral boots wrapped in unique material and color combinations.

A Look Into Our New Styles & Colors

Our all-new collections of styles and colors available now on Factory Access.

Boot Collection Features

Our luxury boots are handcrafted in Italy and hand dyed and hand burnished in-house by our master Italian craftsmen. They feature a re-soleable blake flex construction wrapped in premium full grain soft calf-skin leather uppers & supple breathable calf-skin lining. The memory foam insole molds to your foot. The flexible leather outsole has a notched heel, a rubber insert for traction, and a closed stitch channel that prevents moisture from getting in and increases the life of the shoe. They are light, flexible and comfortable from the first wear. Available in sizes 5 US to 15 US in “D” & “E” (wide) widths.

Ace Marks Boots

Shop the Ace Marks boot collection

Our luxury sneakers are handcrafted in Italy by the same master craftsmen that make our luxury shoes. Each pair is made using the finest and softest calfskin glove leather and Margom outsoles. They are comfortable, durable, and beautiful.

Crafting a Beautiful Sneaker

Blake stitch, full grain calf skin leather uppers & lining, rubber outsoles. Crafted for your lifestyle.

Sneaker Features

Our latest sneakers are handcrafted in Italy using our NEW Glove Soft calf-skin leather on Margom outsoles and shock absorbing insoles for all-day comfort. They are fully leather lined and the uppers are stitched to the outsoles for maximum durability. Available in sizes 5 US to 15 US in “D” widths only (wider feet can size up).

Designed for Comfort

We believe that a shoe has to look good and feel good. Our dress shoes spent 3 years in development to make sure that we got it right. We started by designing our Ace last for comfort while still maintaining a sleek look. Our focus on flexibility in our constructions is why we call them Blake Flex and Goodyear Flex. Our materials are thoughtfully selected to create a comfortable all-day shoe without a break-in period. From our flexible leather outsoles to the shock absorbing insoles in our sneakers and memory foam cushions in our dress shoes, you’re going to feel the difference.

Add on's and Free Extras

Our leather accessories are all made in Italy and hand-dyed & hand burnished by our master craftsmen to match your shoes. Our socks are made in Italy by small multi-generational family of artisanal sock makers, and our shoe care accessories are specially constructed and formulated for our shoes using the finest materials.

Included with Every Purchase
Free Extras
Free Extras

All orders will receive a free accessories package.

All orders will receive a free accessories package added to your order. Included in the package is a free pair of travel shoe horn, and cotton shoe bag.

About Our Production

Each pair of Ace Marks Italian men's dress shoes are handcrafted by 4th generation Italian artisans with hand-selected full grain calf leather and are crafted, dyed, and burnished by hand. The lightweight Blake Flex or Goodyear construction and leather outsoles allow for easy, effortless movement.

Handcrafted Dress Shoes

Each pair of Ace Marks is handcrafted by only our finest artisans using the best Italian leathers in the world.

Handcrafted Italian Sneakers

Each sneaker is made with full grain calf skin leather uppers & lining or our water repellent suede. They are crafted, dyed, and burnished by hand. The manual process gives each pair its unique characteristics and ensures that every shoe is of the highest quality. For extra long life, we use Margom rubber outsoles.

BuyBack Program

No middlemen. No crazy markup. Just magnificent shoes at a magnificent price that we will buy back when you're ready for a new pair. Our disruptive business model goes beyond cutting out the middle man to give our supporters direct to consumer pricing.

We Strengthen Communities

Ace Marks will buy your old shoes back and Donate them to men in need.

We created the Leave Your Marks program to activate the Ace Marks family and incentivize giving back. By sending back your worn Ace Marks Italian Luxury Statement dress shoes every time you buy a new full priced Italian luxury Statement shoe from www.acemarks.com, you, not only get a $60* credit and a great reason to keep your shoe game fresh, you also participate in changing someone's life.

Career Gear

We partnered with Career Gear to donate them to help men in need stay employed and become role models to their families and communities.

Buy Back Program

Ace Marks is the first and only luxury shoe company to do this!

Feel Good in Luxury

Our shoes go well beyond comfort and style. By cutting out the middlemen, we’re able to deliver the highest quality product at a market disruptive price. Luxury doesn't have to cost a small fortune. Ace Marks was designed for the modern gentleman looking to step up his style and add a bit of swagger in every situation. The Ace Marks man is not afraid to be bold in his success.

Sizing & Delivery

We want to get these shoes out to you as fast as possible! Once the campaign ends, we’ll take about a week to review all orders and send them to production. We expect for production to be complete by January 2021.

Timeline for Delivery
Timeline for Delivery

If you order it, you will receive it! Every backer will receive their reward.

We will ship from our 3 distribution facilities. EU orders will ship from our German facility; Canadian orders will ship from our Canadian facility; all other shipping addresses will ship from our facility in Miami, FL.

Sizing Information

Our Shoes Fit True to US Brannock Sizing

Originals Line:
  • Sizes 5 to 15 US, including half sizes, in "D" or "E" width.
  • "D" is the standard (medium) width.
  • "E" is a wider width.

Sneakers:
  • Sizes 5 to 15 US, only in "D" width.
  • If you need a wider width, you can size up. More details are provided in the size guide.


Our shoes fit true to US Brannock sizing which is the same sizing scale used by most major American brands. Still, it will be VERY important that you follow our fitting & sizing instructions. If the size you order happens to not be the best fit, we will exchange it for you, however exchange shipping costs are not included in the price.

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