Whether you're trudging through snow drifts or getting stepped on by fellow shoppers at the local mall, chances are your go-to accessories could use a lift before the holidays. Enter Cobbler Concierge, the virtual luxury repair service for shoes and handbags that lets you skip lugging your pieces to a local cobbler.
Simply place an order online and pay upfront for shipping costs, then Cobbler Concierge will send you a box to pack up your damaged accessories. You'll get a confirmation when your items are received, along with pro recommendations for what repairs need to be done. You pick the services you want, and they'll get to work on your fixes. Don't have time to go through the order process? Just text SHOES with a photo of your damaged item and a description of what needs to be done, then Cobbler Concierge will respond with your subtotal.
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In addition to the soup-to-nuts repairs offered, Cobbler Concierge just introduced custom embossing for wallets and small leather good, plus a genius "Cobbler Closet" feature that lets you send in your summer and fall kicks to be repaired and stored during the winter months—a godsend for freeing up room in your closet for those heavy-duty boots. The storage option costs $5 per pair per month (with a three-month minimum), but the extra shelf space is priceless.