Here is what the media has written about us:

New York Magazine:

“B. Nelson is all about fancy footwork”

Lucky Magazine:

“We may never get rid of a pair of shoes again, thanks to This repair service can transform any pair”


“A complete shoe service”

The New York Times (Style Section):

“Our survey challenged them (B. Nelson) with a pair of 10 year old Silk Evening Shoes in deplorable condition. They gave the shoes another 2 years of wear.”

Gerry Frank’s Where to Find it, Buy it, Eat it in NY:

“B. Nelson is very good at repairing high-grade dress, leisure, and athletic shoes. They have preformed factory method resoling for over a century. If your Birkenstocks need repair, this is the place. Prices are excellent. Service is terrific, and their client list is tops.”

The New York Edge:

“Excellent shoe repair shop”
“Quality of work 5 out of 5”
“Value 5 out of 5”

Here are some others that have written about us:

  • Shape Magazine
  • Real Simple Magazine
  • Book published by Scott Norman: How to buy great shoes that fit!
  • Essence Magazine
  • The New Yorker
  • Time Out (City Guides)
  • Manhattan Catalogue
  • Martha Stewart’s Living Magazine
  • People Style Watch
  • Vibram News and Views

Our president Nick Valenti was invited and, appeared several times on Martha Stewart’s Sirius satellite radio program. During the segments he takes questions from people throughout the country concerning shoe repair, maintaince and, preventive tips. He will be on again in the near future. So…. Listen in!

Among some of the celebrities we have serviced are:

  • Bruce Willis
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Conan O’Brien
  • Connie Chuang
  • Tony Randal
  • Liz Claiborne
  • Patty LaBelle
  • And Many More!

Please note: All of the above came to us totally unsolicited. This is simply the result of us working to the best of our ability!