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1477 Park St.
Hartford, CT

The Brothers Crisp is an artisan, hand sewn moccasin local footwear company based out of Hartford’s Parkville neighborhood. The Brothers Crisp’s founder Joshua Westbrook first established a substantial following for his brand on Instagram, designing and hand-crafting one-off custom shoes for customers around the world. Westbrook and his team have since shifted their focus towards the production of a full line of branded American made footwear. Their variations on the traditional techniques of moccasin construction are both timeless, beautiful and innovative, durable, and – unlike any other brand in the world – hand-sewn in Hartford.

















To You, 

The Brothers Crisp was born out of a passion for artisan goods and a respect for the processes by which they are made. The integrity of the centuries-old craft of moccasin making is the cornerstone of our brand. Every shoe we produce is designed and manufactured in-house, every cut and stitch executed by our hands.

However, we at The Brothers Crisp are always asking ourselves how we can bring fresh perspective to the legacy of honest, artisanal shoemaking. We value the innovative technologies and techniques that allow us to streamline our industry. We acknowledge heritage without confining ourselves to tradition.

We see the potential for a new look in everything, from a bolt of denim to a weathered swatch of leather; from an artisan textile in New York’s Garment District to a tweed coat thrifted from a Hartford strip-mall. While we embrace classic style, we are always searching for the element that will define the next movement in footwear. 


Joshua Westbrook

Shoemaker, Founder