Josephine’s Shoes offer the latest styles, colours and fabrics in women’s shoes combined with fantastic customer service.
Josephine’s first opened a little over 4 years ago, however the premises has been in continuous operation as a shoe store for over 30 years at 412 Hampton Street (formerly the well known ‘Mr Rickies’). Owner Josephine Hewitt took over the business with the aim of repositioning the offering from a standard ‘run of the mill’ shoe store to a broader boutique offering local Bayside women a choice of hand picked fashion accessories as well as stylish shoes; ‘Josephine’s Shoes’ was born!
Jo comes from a background of over 25 years in the ladies footwear industry, and jumped at the opportunity when the ‘Mr Rickies’ store became available. Jo is a big part of the local community, so much so the whole family has relocated to Hampton, with Jo’s best design; her daughter Molly attending the local school.
Josephine’s Shoes specifically caters to women 30+, where fitting to each customer is super important as each individual needs the right combination of comfort and fashion. The aim is to not only look great but also offer true fit – the result is amazing! This philosophy extends to working with local physiotherapists and podiatrists to ensure correct fit. Josephine’s are the exclusive Bayside stockists of orthotic friendly brands such as Ziera, Australian made Walkon, Naot and Arcopedico. New lines also now cater to a younger audience with some beautiful, stunning styles.
Josephine’s Shoes travel the world the get the best product, Jo personally hand picks the latest European trends, styles, colours and fabrics for the store (tough gig Jo!). The aim is for customers to leave smiling and happy with happy feet! Josephine’s is staffed by a fantastic crew including Renae and Marivic, they’re always smiling and ready to help. Service is the backbone of Josephines.
Josephine’s has recently launched the exciting new label ‘Molly and Josie’ (yes… that’s Josie and her daughter!). Molly and Josie is a range of their own designs of wool wraps, shawls, poncho’s and scarves which reflect the cool Australian winter climate but are styled in the latest European Trends. The designs feature 100% Merino wool and are 100% Australian made.
Josephine’s rotates fresh stock every season, come in now for the Autumn / Winter range and get yourself a cool pair of boots, and some mittens to match, why not grab yourself an Italian leather handbag direct from Milan at the same time!