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Sunday 24 May 2015

Ultimate Accessory



“Shoes are the unseen, unforgettable, ultimate accessory of fashion that heralds your arrival and prolongs your departure.”

 – Coco Chanel 







Spitz, South Africa



Spitz is S.A.’s leading premium footwear and accessory emporium for consumers that are conscious about style, quality, exclusivity and brand. Spitz’s focus is on quality, branded footwear, accessories and men’s clothing, and commenced trading in 1968.

Winning Hearts & Soles

The company has unquestionably become the leader in its chosen niche of value and quality, branded footwear. They have attained this position by focusing on an enhanced shopping experience, superior service and international fashion brands to delight their customers. The path that Spitz has travelled over the past 40 years is one of entrepreneurial delight and Spitz has set about winning the hearts and soles of South African shoppers. 




The luxury shoe emporium (initially A & D Spitz) was established by Anthony and David Spitz as a department store offering top international brands. The store was later sold to Swiss company Bally and became Bally Spitz. In 2006 Spitz was acquired by JSE listed holdings company, AVI. Spitz is a national chain with 60 branches around the country, with further store growth envisaged following the extremely successful trading from the latest new stores, which include stand alone Kurt Geiger, Lacoste and Geox stores.




Premium Comfort & Renowned Style

As the leading shoe emporium in South Africa, they continually reach new frontiers, to bring their customers the very best international designer shoe ranges. Besides the trademark Spitz brands of Carvela and Kurt Geiger they also bring other, international fashion brands to South African consumers such as: Lacoste, Geox, J Reneé and Rockport.


Carvela is one of Spitz’s most established brands and has been part of the portfolio since the '70s. Core to the range is the Carvela moccasin and this classic is kept current with new colours, fabrics and patterns. Carvela offers a diverse collection of shoes and incorporates everything from formal to casual to high fashion.


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These brands have led the way to further enhance the image of the brand and to create a point of difference from the competition. Spitz believes that each pair of shoes tells a story and that South African consumers really have started to bare their soles. More and more shoe shoppers are buying shoes that reflect how they feel and where they come from and to quote some consumers, ‘My shoes tell people who I am’.


Customers expect to see all the qualities they’ve grown accustomed to in each of Spitz’s collections which are a luxurious look that is timeless, with premium comfort and renowned style. Spitz looks forward to indulging their consumers every shoe fancy.