Oehler is known throughout Europe as a fine luxury leather supplier for shoes, handbags, clothing and automobile interiors. The tannery was founded in 1823 in Marbach, Germany outside of Stuttgart by David Christian Oehler. The Stuttgart area is known for high-tech industry and prominent companies such as Mercedes Benz, Porsche and Hugo Boss. The tannery has thrived for generations providing high quality leather to a number of luxury brands globally. Today, the company is run by the 6th generation of Oehler’s.
Almost two decades ago the Oehler family began designing their own shoe line. Their men’s shoes are crafted from leather tanned in the Oehler tannery. As the manufacturer of the leather, only the best hides are chosen for Armin Oehler shoes.