Cole Haan Made in Maine
by Stephen Garner

Cole Haan Made in MaineAmerican lifestyle footwear brand Cole Haan has launched the Made in Maine, USA collection – a limited-edition line that blends quality American craftsmanship with classic designs.

The collection includes such classic styles like the Pinch loafer, the cap toe oxford, a long and short wingtip oxford, as well as the split toe oxford. (Retails between $325-$400.)

Hand-forged by artisans in Lewiston, ME, the Made in Maine, USA collection represents a homecoming for Cole Haan, paying homage to the brand’s roots. One shoe alone requires the expertise of no less than five different artisans, each with their own unique skillsets. An individual pair of shoes can take as long as 30 hours to produce, ending with overnight drying to ensure shape and structure.

“Creating a shoe that will last a lifetime is an exceedingly personal, painstakingly accurate process from start to finish and is the very definition of American craftsmanship,” said David Maddocks, chief marketing officer and general manager of business development. “This quality has allowed Cole Haan to build a legacy that lives on today.”

The Made in Maine, USA Collection is available now on and in U.S. and international Cole Haan Stores.