Time to freshen up your footwear? You'll find this classic and esteemed institution, founded in 1922, on Nybrogatan. Bäckmans is an authorised shoemaker for Church's and Loake and you can both repair and buy shoes here.
Bäckmans is a popular choice among Stockholmers who really care about their shoes. It's all go in the stylish, white-tiled premises. Turquoise shelves filled with neatly stacked shoes line the walls. Part of the shop is taken up by the workshop while the other functions as a store. They sell men's and women's shoes from top quality brands such as Loake, R.M. Williams and Allen Edmonds, brands Bäckmans is also an authorised shoemaker for. Owners Peter Aglo and Peter Holmér are experienced shoemakers who have won several awards for their shoemaking and their team consists of highly skilled shoemakers.
The services they offer include a range of repairs, from complete resoling with leather or rubber soles to shoe heel repair, seams and zips. They also sell products such as shoe creams, brushes and shoelaces. You can find lots of shoe care advice and recommendations on Bäckman's website. And if you're not able to get to their workshop with your broken shoes you can send them in for repair and get them sent back to you when they're ready.