Empire Shoes

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Empire Shoes

Find friends for your feet


Welcome to Empire Shoes!

Only the best.

We are a quality shoe store offering the best brands, custom shoe-fitting, and personalized attention.

Empire Shoes is Nevada County’s locally owned premium shoe store with a wide selection of the very best in comfortable shoes for work or play. Watch for specials and be sure to join our VIP Shoe Club, where when you buy 12 shoes, the 13th pair is free! (Equal value to the average of all purchases—see terms)*

* Buy 12 pairs of shoes, track with your Empire Shoes VIP Shoe Club, and we will average the purchase price of all 12 purchases and credit this amount to your 13th pair of shoes.  This offer may be revoked or changed at any time.

Check out this write up on Empire Shoes in The Union

Empire shoes serves Nevada County with custom-fit shoes for work and play, and has for over a decade. Our focus is on your feet.

We have on site an advanced Aetrex foot evaluation and fitting computer to properly recognize your feet’s strengths and weaknesses. This state-of-the art equipment allows us to right-match the very best shoes for you from our extensive inventory of premium designer and work shoes.

You don’t have to sacrifice fashion to have great-fitting shoes!

Empire Shoes offers a full-line of accessories, specialty socks, handbags and orthotics.

Empire Shoes staff are certified shoe-fitters. Owner Richard Charnley is a Pedorthist, and is qualified to fit, adjust and make custom orthotics. Appointments are available for evaluations and complimentary fittings. We also work with local podiatrists, supplying prescription orthotics. Call us for a complementary custom fitting appointment at 530.477.2444.

For friendly, reliable service and the very best brands, visit us at Empire Shoes.

Our new location is right downtown in Grass Valley. Come see us!