Handcrafted Dress Shoes & Sneakers Reinvented For Modern Men

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

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Started in 2016, Ace Marks has delivered 3 record breaking Kickstarter campaigns and is the most funded dress shoe in crowdfunding history! With over 1,000 reviews and a 4.8 out of 5 star average, our exceptionally crafted shoes are loved by more than 10,000 backers across 81 countries. Join us!

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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.

Included with Every Purchase
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 shoe laces, shoe shine brush, polishing cloth, travel shoe horn, and cotton shoe bag.

What We Stand For

Our mission is to empower through access to luxury. That’s why the Italian craftsmen at Ace Marks are the same men and women who work for some of the most renowned luxury brands in the world.Their craftsmanship is deeply rooted in tradition and they have been thriving for four generations.

Quality & Craftsmanship Drive Us

We create attainable, handcrafted, ultra-luxury dress shoes and sneakers that come packed with features and are designed for comfort. Each pair is Blake Stitched (Essentials & Originals) or Goodyear Welted (Signature) using only the finest Italian full grain calf-skin leathers for the uppers, calf skin lining, cushioned insoles, and so much more. We will always stand behind each pair we make. Discover all the features in each collection

Fit, Comfort, & Peace of Mind

All of our dress shoes across our collections are built on our proprietary Ace last which is sized according to U.S. Standard Brannock sizing. It reduces common pressure points around the ball and heel of your foot. Combined with our Blake and Goodyear Flex construction and carefully selected materials and comfort features, our shoes are comfortable out of the box--no break-in period! Since we always use the same last, once you know your Ace Marks size, you can buy any style with confidence now and in the future.

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.

The New Collections. Introducing 3 New Lines

Every year we take your input and get to work on new styles, new colors, and more options. This year we went all-out and created an all new Ace Marks Original collection, PLUS two entirely NEW lines!

Starting at $399

Goodyear Flex construction wrapped in the most prestigious cuts of select full-grain calf-skin leather and finished with our mesmerizing Signature Patina and beautiful details. Sizes 5 US to 15 US in “D” & “E” (wide) widths. Handcrafted in Italy.

Starting at $199

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

Starting at $149

A carefully curated selection of handcrafted basics every man needs and can now afford. Blake Flex construction with full grain calf-skin leather uppers on rubber outsoles. Sizes 5 US to 15 US in “D” width. Handcrafted in Italy.

Introducing the new Ace Marks Signature collection. Subdued opulence. Timeless details.

Learn What Makes Signature a Step Above the Rest

Ace Marks is proud to present its new signature line. Handled by only our top artisans using the finest leathers and materials in the world

Packed with Signature Features

Each pair of Signature requires two days of skillful craftsmanship by our most experienced artisans. They are Goodyear Flex construction, and uncommonly comfortable out of the box. We use the most prestigious cuts of select full-grain calf-skin leather finished with our mesmerizing Signature Patina. The interior is lined with full grain calf-skin leather, heel to toe memory foam cushion, and the cork midsole molds to your foot. The leather outsole is hand finished, sealed, and in-tone with the upper. Hand placed gold nails adorn and protect the toe.

AM Signature Collection

Browse Ace Marks all new signature collection

Ace Marks Originals collection. Bold, diverse, and handcrafted statement shoes & sneakers.

A Look Into Our New Nicol Patina

Our all-new Lucidatura Nicol Patina featuring heavily antiqued borders and details set against lighter contrasting mid-sections.

Original Features

Packed with luxury features unlike anything on the market today. Featuring a re-soleable blake flex construction wrapped in premium full grain 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 Originals

Our latest statement shoes. Including our all-new Lucidatura Nicl Patina featuring heavily antiqued borders and details set against lighter contrasting mid-sections.

Every day basics or your first pair. An introduction to the world of handcrafted shoes.

Crafting An Essential Every Day Shoe

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

Essential Features

Handcrafted basics every man needs and can now afford. Featuring a blake flex construction, calf skin leather upper, cushioned insole, and flexible rubber outsole. They are versatile classics easily incorporated into your daily life

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

Ace Marks offers great accessories. Accessories like belts can be added to your order for a nominal fee. Ace Marks also gives away free extras as a bonus to all who join this event. The free accessories package is listed below and is always being updated. Be sure to check for the latest editions to the free extras package.

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 shoe laces, shoe shine brush, polishing cloth, 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 August 2019.

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 (that’s why we collect VAT); 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 14 US, including half sizes, in "D" or "E" width.
  • "D" is the standard (medium) width.
  • "E" is a wider width.

Signature Line:
  • Sizes 5 to 14 US, including half sizes, in "D" or "E" width.
  • "D" is the standard (medium) width.
  • "E" is a wider width.

Essentials Line:
  • Sizes 5 to 15 US, only in "D" width. If you need a wider width, you can size up.
  • See our size guide on how to do this.
  • "D" is the standard (medium) width.

Sneakers:
  • Sizes 5 to 14 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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