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Giesswein USA's Exclusively Designed Footbeds

Most of the shoes available through (via our company, M. Leonard International Inc.) and listed authorized US retailers are styles that have been exclusively designed for our customers in the USA. Our Houseshoe and Lodge Shoe styles feature a custom orthotic-quality footbed with arch support that is not available through Giesswein’s European website or other international retailers. These unique footbeds are only available to those who purchase directly through this US website or our authorized US retailers. / is operated by M. Leonard International Inc., an independent, approved distributor of select Giesswein product in the United States. If you are a US-based customer, we highly recommend ordering directly through us or one of the authorized retailers listed on our Store Locator page. Our shoes feature a streamlined Euro/US sizing conversion, our arch-support foot beds and US-based, highly responsive customer service. The detailed product information listed on may not apply to Giesswein shoes sold in other parts of the world. - is the international website of Giesswein Walkwaren AG, based in Austria. If you purchase through this website, the product will be shipped to you from Austria (or elsewhere in Europe), and any returns/exchanges must be returned via international shipping to Austria. All customer inquiries related to must be directed to the Austrian customer service as well. Shoes ordered directly from do not feature special footbeds with arch support and sizing conversions may differ from the US product. & other third party sellers –M. Leonard International Inc. does not currently sell through and we cannot advise on the quality, sizing or return/exchange policy of any items listed here. If an item is listed on Amazon as being fulfilled/shipped by Giesswein Walkwaren AG, this product comes to you directly from Europe and the above paragraph on applies. If it is listed as being fulfilled by another seller, it is of unknown origin and you will most likely receive a shoe without a footbed.