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Classic Styles, Redesigned. Modern Comfort. Hand Crafted And Socially Responsible.

Classic Styles, Redesigned. Modern Comfort. Hand Crafted And Socially Responsible.

Made of the highest quality materials, designed for lasting comfort, and supporting vulnerable communities in South America. The shoes you can feel great about buying and wearing.

Every pair comes with ergonomic anti-microbial inserts, 2 different colored sets of laces, slip resistant soles and a big thank you from us!

Early Bird pricing starts at $89 with free US shipping. That's 50% off and exclusive to backers on Kickstarter!

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Up to 50% off MSRP!

We’re launching June 1st. Get an exclusive Kickstarter discount by signing up now!

Comfortable ALL Day (And Night)

We disagree that only sneakers can be comfortable. That’s why we put breathable, ultra-soft, polyurethane orthopedic inserts in every pair of John Candors. Whether you’re at the office, commuting through the city, bartending, or spending a night on the town, you can be assured you’ll be comfortable on your feet all day long.

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Hand-Crafted Construction That Will Last a Lifetime

John Candors come in 4 styles and 5 colorways: light brown, dark brown, tan, dark blue and black. Each pair comes with two different colored sets of laces.

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Factory Defect Warranty

All John Candor shoes come with a factory defect warranty and hassle-free exchanges and returns.

No Middleman, No Markup

Our projected msrp will be $180 and our Kickstarter price will start at $89 with free US shipping. By going direct-to-consumer we can pass these savings on to you!

Our direct-to-consumer approach means that you won’t pay the major markups found at normal retailers. This means better earnings for our suppliers in Colombia and bigger savings for you.

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Hand-Crafted In The Heart Of Colombia

John Candor shoes are made from premium top or full-grain leather and assembled at our hand-selected factory in Medellin, Colombia that largely employs single mothers. John Candor has deep personal ties to Colombia and we are committed to supporting their economy and their people with our business.

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Our Founder

Tired of having to choose between the comfort of sneakers and the style of dressier shoes, John chose to buck the status quo and change the way he designed and purchased leather goods.

With his passion for leather and Colombia, he knew this was the right place to create John Candor—a revolutionary leather goods company that supports the Colombian community and provides customers with top quality footwear without retailer markups. For the past 5 years John has been an industry leader in ecommerce and international business.

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