Isaac Jackman’s workshop is a hidden gem of craftsmanship in Dublin’s fair city. Tucked in beside the Barge Pub on Charlemont Bridge the humble exterior gives no hint to the designer shoe repair hub inside. The Cobbler in question, Isaac Jackman has been working his magic on shoes and leather goods since he started as an apprentice in C&D Shoes founded by his father, Sean, over fifty years ago in Dublin.
With a reputation as enduring as old boots, Isaac Jackman’s workshop provides an invaluable service to the people of Dublin and beyond, with patrons constantly returning to his workshop in search of high quality repairs for all kinds of shoes, bags and leather goods. With the customer at the forefront, Isaac and his team are dedicated to providing the highest quality service using traditional shoe repair methods along with new techniques. As styles and trends change, so too do their skills as they stay up to date with the latest demands in fashion, fitness and leather footwear.
The names Chanel, Jimmy Choo, Prada and Armani are synonymous with luxury, however Isaac has become well acquainted with them as the country’s leading luxury department store’s go-to repair man. Expensive purchases are guaranteed a longer life with the help of Isaac’s magic touch which ensures the highest quality after-care service, and a sole restoring service to boot. Yes that means the iconic red Louboutin sole can be restored to its original aesthetic glory. Even hiking boots can be given a new lease of life using the finest Vibram soles to add years to their lifespan. Isaac will even tackle dog chewed heels; analysing and repairing the damage to guarantee that even the most drastic of dog related disasters don’t have to be a lost cause.
Reaching all four corners of Ireland, the fantastic service provided by Isaac is not just limited to those within travelling distance of the workshop on Charlemont Street. The return repair service means anyone can simply send their goods to be repaired via post. The influence of the tiny workshop stretches as far as his clients on the Aran Islands, with many Irish immigrants returning with pairs of worn shoes in need of his magic touch their visits home.
“Having proudly operated on Charlemont Street for over fifty years, we are delighted to continue to grow as a company and expand our skill sets to accommodate all kinds of footwear, bags and leather goods. We strive to surpass our customers’ expectations – we love a challenge and we always give every repair the best shot possible.”
Offering a service like no one else, Isaac Jackman brings a skill that the men and women of Ireland have counted on for generations.
We work with:
Brown Thomas, Fitzpatrick Shoes Grafton Street, Paul Fitzpatrick Dundrum, Louis Copeland, Genius, Camper Shoes Wicklow Street, Khan Blackrock, Dune Dundrum, Birkenstock Wicklow Street, Great Outdoors Chatham Street, Foot solutions Georges Street and Stillorgan
Brands we work with with:
Jimmy Choo, Valentino, Christian Louboutin, LK Bennett, Chanel, YSL, Gina, Carvela, Gucci, Alexander Mc.Queen, Lanvin, Michael Kors, Tory Burch, Church, Barker, Loake, Tom Ford, Tod's, Boss, Moschino, Canali, Armani, Grenson, Paul Smith, Dr. Martins, Crockett and Jones