The History of Saxon's



The year was 1953. The place - Richmond, Virginia. Jack and Gloria Weiner opened their tiny shoe shop with nothing more than a few dollars and a dream. Today, Saxon Shoes is owned by that very same family and has grown to become the largest full-service shoe store in Virginia.


With over 200 well-known brand names for men, women and children, you're sure to find exactly the shoe you're looking for at Saxon. We pride ourselves on offering you Virginia's widest selection of styles and sizes for men, women and children. From classic styles to the latest trends, from fashion boots to sport shoes and sandals, from handbags to accessories, you can always count on Saxon to have what you want. For every occasion, every season.


Whatever your flair, whatever your taste. Saxon has the footwear and accessories for you. Discover the latest trends from Birkenstock, Uggs, Dansko,  and Johnston & Murphy. Check out famous brands like Sperry, New Balance, and Stride Rite.

As distinctive as our footwear, Saxon accessories complement any wardrobe from great brands like Brighton, Frye, Hobo and Vera Bradley. Explore our selection of quality belts, totes, scarves, sunglasses, knits, and outerwear. Whatever your fashion needs, you'll find it at Saxon.


Saxon has the widest selection of brand name shoes for men, women and children. In more sizes than any other store. That means our staff has the inventory they need to help you find the most stylish and comfortable shoe. And Saxon's signature comfort-fit technique ensures that you make the right choice. Every child is expertly measured and the manager then double-checks the fit before the sale is completed. We also offer to measure every man and woman's foot to ensure the proper length and width. For those with personal orthotics, our associates make sure you have the correct arch support In addition to proper fit.


Customer satisfaction has always been a priority at Saxon. Many employees have been with us for more than 15 years. Our well-trained staff of over 125 employees guarantees you'll find the perfect style, fit and comfort in a shoe. Every Saxon associate is also knowledgeable about shoe care. We carry a complete line of shoe care products, and Saxon associates are happy to show you how to best care for your shoes so you'll get pleasure from them for years to come. Nobody knows shoes like Saxon. Come take advantage of our expertise.