Shoes & Shirts Story

Shoes & Shirts has occupied a special place in Maastricht’s refined Stokstraat quarter since 1988. Back in the days but still today: a unique shop! Your home for world's most luxury shoes, shirts and accessories. 

We distinguish ourselves, for over 35 years, with high quality and exclusive products. With the main focus on high-end, luxury and authentic shoes, only from the best shoemakers worldwide availalbe. Besides we offer a fine collection of shirts and luxury accessories to complete every gentleman’s wardrobe. All our products can also be shopped online. 


If you are looking for high quality shoes in a cosmopolitan style that is not subject to fickle trends our brick and mortar store is the place for you to be. As we appreciate that not everyone can make the trip to Maastricht our webshop forms an excellent alternative for those wanting to surround themselves with high-end footwear, quality shirts and luxurious accessories. Famous shoemakers from English and American soil as well as small artisan shoemaker ateliers from Italy and France are well represented here. 

Alden, Bontoni, Crockett & Jones, Edward Green and many others famour shoemakers are well presented in our store.


In the Blue Line Collection you can find timeless classics of outstanding quality, both goodyear welted and blake welted manufactured in Spain and Italy. Made by skilled shoemakers who have been making shoes for many generations. Have a look at the collection and stay tuned for more styles to be added every season.


In addition to shoes you will be able to find shirts at our store. Each season we select beautiful fabrics for the shirts for our private label ready-to-wear collection, available in different fits. To make your choice more personal we offer a comprehensive programme where your shirt can be made to measure and cut by hand especially for you. For this select programme we would like to welcome you in our shop for a personal consultation. 


To complete the classic men's wardrobe Shoes & Shirts carries a wide range of leather goods and accessories. Think of functional and aesthetically pleasing luggage commodities, hand-crafted briefcases from Italy, wallets in various convenient sizes made from the most exclusive leathers, hats and gloves of English descent, sophisticated perfumes, toiletries, and numerous other luxury accessories. 

Upon entering our shop in Maastricht the unmistakable aroma of leather will greet you with a scented smile and we will strive to provide you with a great professionalism of service. After all, we understand as no others that our products require special service, attention and explanation. Contact our experienced advisors for personal service and advice and we are sure that they can provide you with a satisfying answer.


From left to right: Thomas, Arthur, Véronique, Jules and Max    

We don't just believe in the products we sell, we are passionate about them. The level of service comes with great attention to detail and a lot of expertise on the products.


Born into a family of shoemakers, with a three generations of experience, my father Peter van den Eertwegh launched a new concept in the field of shoe service and retailing in 1988: Shoes & Shirts. The name says it all; shoes and shirts for men with highest standards of quality, in all details completed with a collection of accessories every gentlemen would need. 

The experience and contacts acquired during his international work as a purchaser and consultant have given him the knowledge and base to form the core of the original selection of manufacturers and ateliers with whom Shoes & Shirts cooperates, since the very beginning, and with many of them still today.  

Only the top products from these manufacturers constitute the wide range of products that you can find at Shoes & Shirts, with quality as the basis of still largely handcrafted products.


I (Jules van den Eertwegh) have started to work within the family business, during weekends, already since I was very young. After my International Business studies I gained retail experience as well as experience in the making of shoes. In 2011 the time was right to get full-time on board and run this beautiful shop together with my father. My wife Véronique, with retail and online communication experience, runs the shop with me since 2017, but was already closely involved with the online activities of Shoes & Shirts for many years before.

Peter is now enjoying well deserved family time with my mother and his grand children. But my wife and I, together with a great team will make sure that Shoes & Shirts will be continued in the same thoughts as how the company was founded over 35 years ago: being a world wide specialist for those whose are looking for high quality shoes, shirts and accessories in a cosmopolitan style that is not subject to fickle trends. The quality conscious men will surely understand what we preserve.

With our well experienced team, you can be sure there is a lot of knowledge of craft and sense for tradition present in our stores.

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