Sanita vs Dansko

Since the early 1990s until August 2007, all Dansko Professional clogs and all Dansko Stapled Clogs had been manufactured by Sanita in Europe. The distribution agreement between Dansko and Sanita ended in August 2007. Shortly after that time, Sanita began distributing the same products directly in the US under their own name. If you have a pair of Dansko stapled clogs purchased before 2008, look at the bottom of the sole and you will see patent 0060240 engraved into the sole. This indicates that your clogs were made by Sanita according to their patented construction. If you have a pair...
June 03, 2015 by Khaled Turkmani

Zipper Repair for Shoes, Bags, and Luggage!

Here at Model Shoe Renew, we can repair zippers on any item. We have a wide selection of YKK high quality zippers, with 50 different color and size options. We have over 70 years of experience repairing items that needs zipper replacement. Come to Model Shoe Renew in Downtown Berkeley today, to have the best quality work possible.    Here is just a very small sample of what we can use      
May 21, 2015 by Dan Balducci

The Minerva by Oh! Shoes

Oh! Shoes brand developed patented technology proven to improve foot health by significantly reducing painful stress and impact compared to other heel companies. The full length footbed is contour padded and removable. Combination suede and nappa leather upper with a traditional lacing system make slipping these heels on and off a breeze. The stable, shock absorbing heel provides comfort for athletes (and regular women) because they support the feet without worry of injuring the legs. These heels are highly recommended to women who spend the majority of the day standing, walking or running from place to place. A perfect investment for people interested in protecting the health of their...

April 10th 2014 Store Update

New Spring/Summer styles by OTBT, available in-store and online today.   OTBT Healdsburg - Black OTBT Birmingham - New Turquoise   OTBT Birmingham - New Taupe   OTBT St. Croix - Oro     OTBT Milton Freewater - Desert
April 10, 2014 by Dan Balducci

Women's Heel Repair

    On an average day, the most common repairs we do are on women's heels. Many ladies come to Model Shoe Renew as their last hope for fixing shoes that have been chewed on by their puppies. We guarantee we will make them look new again. Our skilled cobblers have been repairing shoes for decades. The superior craftsmanship is appreciated by our very loyal customers.   Before you toss them in the trash, bring them in for an estimate. Save money by repairing instead of replacing. About 2.4 billion shoes are sold in the U.S. each year. Re-using your shoes is a great way to leave a lighter footprint on...

Johnston & Murphy Runnel (Low) - Tan

Do you have a beard or even some tattoos? Is the majority of your money spent at thrift shops or bookstores? Then you might be a hipster man. Of course, the number one rule of being a hipster is to never admit it, there are some obvious characteristics. If you are sporting the funky sock and rolled up pants combo, you'd better make sure your footwear completes your look. Purchase the Johnston & Murphy Runnel (Low) You could say you bought them for their highly cushioned insole for extreme comfort, or even the breathable sheepskin lining and moisture-wicking foot bed....