Men’s and Ladies footwear by Watson Shoes comprise of hand stitched moccasins and sandals. The footwear is marketed under several locally developed brands. Some footwear is imported for wholesale under top-end international brands.
Watson Shoes was established in 1886 in Great Brak River and has established itself as one of the leading South African manufacturers of high quality men’s fashion and casual footwear. It is an ISO 9001 : 2008 product factory.
Watson Shoes is supplied by a network of related, interdependent small enterprises, each owned and managed by previously disadvantaged South Africans.
Ladies footwear is manufactured at the original Oudtshoorn plant by small enterprises established by Bolton Footwear, but owned and managed by ex-employees, all of whom come from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.