Welcome the Hoy Factory

As a way to cope with leather shortages in World War II, Walter Hoy started making his sandals using the scrap leather left over from making military boots.

Word soon spread and before long, families from all over St. Louis, were asking if Walter could make sandals for their kids.

We would like to show you a BTS look at the Hoy Factory where seventy years on and Hoy shoes' classic designs continue to deliver durable leather comfort with a fashion savvy attitude. If you want to read more about the Hoy family and how the Salt-Water story started, please check out this article in the Guardian.