Allen-edmonds' shoes stand their ground in the us. maker of high-end men's dress and casual shoes, boots, belts, leather care goods, and hosiery, allen-edmonds makes most of its shoes in maine and wisconsin, resisting the trend of moving production abroad. its shoes are handmade by skilled craftsmen, and allen-edmonds is known for its full range of shoe sizes for men. its footwear is sold in more than 25 company-owned stores in the us, belgium and italy, as well as in department stores (nordstrom) and specialty shops in more than 20 countries in europe and latin america, and online and by catalog. founded by elbert allen in 1922, the iconic american shoemaker is owned by goldner hawn johnson & morrison.