Updated at: 12-06-2023 - By: Craig Huey

Placed Under: Shopping & Style, Stores, Trends, Accessory Bargains, Best of, Boutiques, Clothing, Cobblers, Deals, Fashion, Jennifer Geisman, Los Angeles. Shoe Repair by Willie

On that day in London, November 27, 2008, Chris Hapeshis was hard at work in his shoe repair shop. Chris has run the family business since 1980, when he took it over from his father. Shoe repair customers come from all over London. Repairing worn footwear is becoming a more popular option among consumers than replacing it.

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Shoe repair by Willie’s Shoe Service.

Shoe Repair by Willie Willies Shoe Service, 1174 S. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90019, (323-463-5011)www.williesshoeservice.com.

Willebaldo Rivera, a cobbler, became a Hollywood star that year (1956). His first shop’s proximity to Paramount Studios made his wares and services highly sought after in the local community. Willie’s Shoe Service is still well-known as a premier shoe repair service, and the walls of his shop are covered with celebrity photos of customers thanking him for his help. Rivera is not only skilled in shoe protection and repair, but he also has a knack for making one-of-a-kind shoes for his customers. He has made slip-on shoes for the Reverend Jesse Jackson and Canadian hiking boots for Arnold Schwarzenegger. Made in the USA quality and durability are guaranteed at Willie’s Shoe Service.

Instant Shoe Repairing MiraclePlaya Del Ray, CA (3110) 823-3055 www.miracleshoerepair.com 324 Culver Blvd.

Sending in a pair of designer shoes to Miracle Instant Shoe Repair and having them returned in pristine condition is nothing short of a miracle. You’ll be kicking up your heels in no time at all once the shoe cobbler returns your items to you. The professionals only use high-quality tools and supplies, so even your oldest shoes will look like new again. New customers can find discounts on the Miracle Instant Shoe Repair website. Customers who are new to the shop can get $20 off their next service of $70 or more, and those who like the shop’s Facebook page can get an additional 10% off their next service.

To Repair Arturo’s ShoesThe address is 9643 S. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210, and the phone number is (310) 278-9585. The website address is www.arturosshoefixx.com.

Before walking the red carpet at award shows, Hollywood’s leading ladies all go to Arturo’s Shoe Fixx. Arturo has been providing his shoe expertise to Los Angeles’s elite for the past 67 years without ever falling flat on his feet. Competitive pricing means that even simple services like heel repair can be had for less than ten dollars.

The Los Angeles-based writer Jennifer Geisman is also a dedicated devotee of all things cosmetic. You can find her articles on Examiner.com.