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We are Merchant 1948. Carefully curated, quality footwear, bags and accessories for men & women. Since 1948, we’ve been putting shoes on feet as a family owned and operated business in New Zealand. Now with over 30 stores across New Zealand and Australia, we are the go-to destination for fashion-forward footwear, quality craftsmanship and friendly service.

Footwear designed for the way you live, our seasonal collections are an inspiring mix of form, function, and fashion, with heritage firmly as its heart. From women’s leather boots to men’s dress shoes crafted in Portugal, or comfortable Deuce Sneakers; our footwear is tailored carefully by us, to work seamlessly for you.

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  Tailored carefully by us, to work relentlessly for you. Merchant 1948 has been crafting shoes for over three generations, as a family-owned and operated business. Their footwear offers a mix of form, function, fashion and heritage. They are a trusted source of high quality, premium leather footwear for both men and women across New […]