Our Sole Mission
Cobbling is the art of shoemaking and repair; It is a craft which can only be mastered when an individual wholeheartedly dedicates themselves to exploring the many different techniques and principles it takes to properly care for your footwear. Sole Survivor remains connected to the origins of cobbling, placing precedents on the quality of work over the quantity of sales.
Each project is unique with no set solution which means it is up to our creativity and competence to come up with an effective and reliable fix. Sole Survivor offers a variety of quality services while upholding a commitment to exceptional workmanship, authentic customer service and affordable prices.
The process of repairing footwear is an intimate one. Much like a sculptor or a painter, a professional cobbler understands that to be successful they must have both a natural skill and a practiced precision. Sole Survivor is deeply committed to authentic, honest values, and our work ethic ensures all repairs are finished to the highest degree of standards.
Our team of cobblers consists of all multidisciplinary artists with a curious mind in the shoe making craft. Sole Survivor is rooted with the intention to create much needed space for women wanting to explore the art of cobbling. We continue to support this with the inclusion of all creative spirits. Lorena and her skilled staff treat each repair with the utmost care and ultimately their respect and passion for well-made footwear and leather goods is reflected in the work.
Our Sole Mama
In 2013, Lorena Agolli became the owner and head cobbler of Sole Survivor shoe repair. Since then, she has been transforming the business into a go-to establishment for those need their footwear cared for. Lorena and her team educate individuals on the step-by-step repair process and offer helpful tips which assist with the upkeep and protection of leather and a variety of other goods. This communication builds lasting relationships with satisfied customers while ensuring that every job is a positive experience.