Who is Stuart Weitzman?

Who is Stuart Weitzman? Discover the Timeless Footwear Brand Loved by Women Everywhere


Learn Who Owns the Stuart Weitzman Brand and What Kind of Products They Sell.


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Stuart Weitzman is a luxury shoe brand that focuses on creating iconic women’s footwear using meticulous detail and artisanal Spanish craftsmanship. The brand prides itself on setting trends while maintaining its identity and delivering the iconic silhouette it’s known and loved for. Innovation is a major focus of this brand, and the only thing rivaling it is its dedication to its fan base. The Stuart Weitzman brand listens to the women who wear their products and seek to create designs that give them exactly what they want.



Where Can You Find Stuart Weitzman Products?


Stuart Weitzman brand products can be purchased at a number of select stores in the United States. Some of these locations include:

  • California (4 locations)
  • New York (9 locations)
  • Nevada (2 locations)
  • New Jersey ( 2 locations)
  • Florida (3 locations)

As of now, the brand has 31 retail locations available in the USA. In the event you don’t live in any of these retail areas you can still get your hands on Stuart Weitzman products via their official online store page (Stuartweitzman.com). Unfortunately, the brand does not offer to ship internationally through its official website. You can also find their products on other select internet fashion retailers like Shopbop


Boots so fabulous even Kim Kardashian wears them! 


The Stuart Weitzman website has sections for new arrivals, must-haves, and even a section dedicated to items that are on sale. The site’s SW Scoop section has links to many of their style guides for boots, handbags, and shoes. This section also spotlights some of their photoshoots with celebrities like Kim Kardashian. If you want more photos of people wearing the brand’s legendary items feel free to check out their many social media pages linked at the bottom of their website.



Who Started the Stuart Weitzman Brand?


The founder of the Stuart Weitzman brand is a man named Stuart Weitzman, shocking we know. What you might also find shocking is that Weitzman believed “a beautiful shoe is useless unless it feels as wonderful as it looks.” This is a sentiment we’re sure many people can get behind, especially women who love fashion. What good are beautiful shoes if they are too painful and uncomfortable to wear? This line of thinking is likely what motivated Weitzman to make comfort a priority with his brand. 


More than five decades in the shoe industry is a pretty good run. Image courtesy of Stuart Weitzman.


But that isn’t the whole story, Weitzman actually grew up working under his father as an apprentice. His father, Seymour Weitzman owned a shoe factory in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Stuart wasn’t just skilled in the art of shoemaking, he also had a talent for pattern-making. In  1986 Stuart would combine these gifts and founded the Stuart Weitzman brand and the rest, as they say, is history. Weitzman retired after spending more than 5 decades working in the footwear industry.

The current head of design at Stuart Weitzman is a man named Edmundo Castillo. When it comes to elegant silhouettes Edmundo is known for his master-craft work. Edmundo’s lifelong passion for shoe design led him to join Stuart Weitzman as the head of design back in 2018. His beautiful yet precise shoe designs were exactly the kind of thing that the Stuart Weitzman brand is all about.

Castillo began his work in 1989 with Donna Karan. After 9 years of working and improving his craft there, he moved on and joined Ralph Lauren starting his own brand in 1999. The designs from his namesake brand quickly rose to prominence and were worn by celebrities like Beyoncé and Kate Moss.


It’s pretty safe to say you do good work when even Beyonce wears your shoes. Image courtesy of Stuart Weitzman.




Stuart Weitzman’s 5050 Boot Collection


The back stretch boot design is absolutely iconic, but none are more iconic than those that are a part of Stuart Weitzman’s 5050 Boot Collection. These flawless-fit boots are some of the brand’s best-selling items. This timeless classic delivers the high-fashion, high-function style that Stuart Weitzman is known and loved for.


5050 Lift Pearl Over-Knee Boots

These over-knee boots are only available in black. Image courtesy of Stuart Weitzman.


The 5050 Lift Pearl Over-Knee Boots are one of the brand’s top-rated items. These boots are available in sizes 3.5 through 12 narrow, medium, and wide. The 5050 Lift Pearl Over-Knee Boots combine three elements of design to achieve that iconic Stuart Weitzman look, the on-trend and lightweight LIFT lug soles, the classic utilitarian 5050 boot design, and the elegantly embellished pearls that decorate the boot. The boots are made from Nappa leather and feature rubber outsole with grooves that provide added traction. All these factors come together to give you a boot that is a must-have in any wardrobe.



5050 Soho Over-Knee Boots

These over-knee boots are available in two style types: pearl boots and fur boots. Image courtesy of Stuart Weitzman.


The 5050 Soho Over-Knee Boots are made from boucle & gabardine. The insole is leather and the outsole is rubber. These downtown-inspired boots are designed to be both lightweight and durable. The boots are available in sizes 3.5 to 12 narrow, medium, and wide. This particular style of boot is also available in the ankle boot design if you’re not a fan of the over-knee design. 



Stuart Weitzman’s Nudist Heel Collection


It’s not what you think we promise. The Nudist Heel Collection has a variety of different heel heights, types, and shoe colors. These heels were inspired by the brand’s own Strappy Red Carpet Sandals. These heels take that design and reinvent it by combining design elements from their high heels. Together you have a design that gives you that sophisticated silhouette when paired with almost any outfit. 


Nudist-Curve 100 High-Shine Sandal

These high-heeled sandals are available in three colors, Capri (blue), Black, and Poudre Blush Pink. Image courtesy of Stuart Weitzman.


The Nudist-Curve 100 High-Shine Sandal is available in two heel heights, 100MM, and 75MM. The sandals are also available in sizes 3.5 through 12 narrow, medium, and wide. It is made from suede and features a slightly curved heel to give you that extra bit of comfort. These heeled sandals bring a twist to the already glamorous  Nudist Heel design, the luxe high-shine braided detail. The crystal embellishments on this detail are hand-applied and truly elevate the heel to the next level. 



Nudist-Wrap 110 Sandals

These heeled sandals come in one fabulous color, Dusk Blue. Image courtesy of Stuart Weitzman


Stuart Weitzman’s Nudist-Wrap 110 Sandals are so fabulous Kim Kardashian herself has been seen wearing them! Available in sizes 3.5 through 12 medium and boasting a 110 MM stiletto heel, these sandals will capture that celebrity silhouette you’ve been looking for perfectly. The wraparound straps feature metallic tips that give the whole outfit that extra bit of shine. You can choose to wear the straps up your calves or around your ankle, whichever works best for you.



Stuart Weitzman’s Handbags 


The Stuart Weitzman brand has more than just heels and boots, they are also known for their insanely fashionable handbags. These bags take inspiration from the brand’s legacy of minimalist red-carpet heels to create bags designed to pair with any outfit, on any occasion. Their catalog of bags consists mostly primarily of mini totes and clutches. Here is one of our favorite picks:


The Loveletter Shine Buckle Clutch

The Shine Buckle Clutch from Stuart Weitzman is a new arrival and is only available in Black. Image courtesy of Stuart Weitzman.


The Loveletter Shine Buckle Clutch puts a glamorous spin on the classic LoveLetter clutch design with its crystal-embellished buckle detail. The front flap has a magnetic closure and inside is a fully lined interior. Don’t feel like carrying it around all day as a clutch? No worries, it comes with a detachable chain strap that compliments the buckle so you can have your hands free and look good all at the same time. 



Bridal Options


Getting married? Stuart Weitzman’s got you covered. The Stuart Weitzman Bridal Collection features glamorous wedding shows that are designed to be loved by all. This collection has pumps, stilettos, sandals, and everything in between. When browsing through this collection you’re bound to find something that catches your eye. These Stuart Weitzman bridal shoes will help keep you looking good and standing comfortably all night long.


The Stuart 100 Pump

Timeless and classic, the Stuart 100 Pump is one of the collection’s top-rated items. Image courtesy of Stuart Weitzman.


The Stuart 100 Pump comes in 4 heel heights, 110, 100, 85, and 75 MM. These pumps are available in 3 colors, White, Dusk Blue, and Adobe Beige. They are available in sizes 3.5 through 12 and can be made from a variety of different materials. No matter the style, there is a version of these pumps to match it.




Stuart Weitzman is a brand that offers so many unique and stylish footwear options for women. The high-quality materials and craftsmanship of these shoes make them a worthwhile investment. Whether you’re getting married, going to work, or dressing up for a night out Stuart Weitzman has an item for you that will enhance your look and wardrobe.

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