Philistine Custom Resoling

April 24, 2013


Due to the positive response of our collaboration with Sole Survivor, we are happy to announce that we are now accepting footwear for resoling with Vibram Ripple Soles for $100 (+HST) a pair.

Developed in 1955 by Nathan Hack, ripple soles were designed for U.S. paratroopers to reduce leg strain and injury.  Extremely functional and durable, these unique soles are a good way to breath new life into any pair of shoes or boots.

If you would like to resole a pair:


  1. Print and fill out this form (if you're unsure about something, leave it blank, we'll assist you in-store)
  2. Bring the form, shoes and choice of payment into Philistine at 1394 Queen St West
  3. In about 1-2 weeks, your newly resoled shoes will be ready to pick-up
Here are some of our favourite ripple soles done by other folks:
Yuketen Ripple Sole English Moc
Vintage Aldens
Inventory X Viberg Ripple Sole Oxford
Fracap M120 Ripple Sole Scarponcino Boot

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