Bespoke, handcrafted leather sandals from Yucatán, México

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New Arrivals

An elevated twist to a traditional style

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'Souto' Leather Men´s slippers

Men, we have your back too!

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'Anna' Sandal

Buttery soft leather

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'Lacey' Strap Sandal

Handmade from scratch using the finest materials.

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'Lorenza' Sandal

One of our best-sellers

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OUR STORY...

Established in 2015, byJAMES was created with the stylish and modern woman in mind. Our mission is to provide the perfect balance of simplicity and chicness, allowing her to effortlessly navigate the cobblestone streets of quaint towns without compromising her sense of style.

Crafted with care in Valladolid, Mexico, our leather sandals and bags are meticulously handmade with a timeless design. Every step of the process, from cutting the soles to shaping the straps and assembling the pieces, involves the skilled hands of our artisans and they dedicate their expertise at every step of the process. They proudly carry forward the ancient traditions that have been passed down through generations, infusing each pair of shoes with a unique touch of heritage.

For byJAMES, the true beauty lies in celebrating the essence of the classic, modern, and simple woman

FEATURED PRODUCTS

Anna Sandal for Kids! Anna Sandal for Kids!
Anna Sandal for Kids! $79.00
Introducing the Anna Sandal: a true testament to timeless elegance and understated sophistication. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, these all-leather rounded toe sandals embody the essence of minimalism and refinement.       Please note that our children's shoes are not eligible for returns, however we can exchange for another size or style.
Alex Cross Strap Sandal for Kids! Alex Cross Strap Sandal for Kids!
Alex Cross Strap Sandal for Kids! $82.00
The Alex sandal is one our our most elevated classics which offers an effortless look yet comfortable and sophisticated. Now we are offering this one for kids!  Get ready to elevate your mother-daughter style game with our exclusive limited edition collection... From start to finish, our shoes are lovingly handcrafted by skilled artisans, who pour their care and intention into every stitch.  
Anna Sandal Anna Sandal
Anna Sandal $165.00
Introducing the Anna Sandal: a true testament to timeless elegance and understated sophistication. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, these all-leather rounded toe sandals embody the essence of minimalism and refinement. With delicate, thin straps that gracefully encase the foot, the Anna Sandal exudes an air of effortless charm and sophistication. The round toe design adds a touch of classic appeal, making these sandals a versatile and timeless addition to any wardrobe. Elevate any outfit with the Anna Sandal's understated yet impactful style. Whether paired with a flowing sundress for a romantic afternoon stroll or with tailored trousers for a polished office look, these sandals effortlessly enhance your ensemble with a touch of refined elegance. Indulge in the unparalleled craftsmanship and timeless design of the Anna Sandal. Step into sophistication and elevate your footwear collection with this enduring classic.
Gal Sandal Gal Sandal
Gal Sandal $135.00
Our "Gal" Leather Flip Flops redefine casual elegance with their elevated take on a timeless classic. Crafted for those who seek both comfort and style, these flip flops are meticulously designed to elevate any look effortlessly. Wrapped in luxurious nude leather, each step exudes an aura of refined simplicity. The smooth leather straps gently cradle your feet, offering a snug fit that enhances both comfort and grace. From leisurely strolls along the beach to chic urban escapades, our Gal are the epitome of versatile style. Pair them with your favorite summer dress for a laid-back yet sophisticated ensemble, or dress up your casual attire with a touch of understated elegance.
Selene Sandal Selene Sandal
Selene Sandal $175.00
Introducing our Selene Sandal, the epitome of sophistication and elegance. Each pair is meticulously crafted from scratch, embodying the essence of minimalism and refined taste. Featuring a sleek pointed toe design and delicate, thin leather straps, these sandals exude timeless allure and understated glamour. Every detail is carefully considered, from the precise stitching to the supple texture of the leather, resulting in a shoe that is as luxurious as it is versatile. Whether you're dressing up for a special occasion or adding a touch of sophistication to your everyday ensemble, these sandals are the perfect choice. Pair them with a flowing maxi dress for a romantic evening out or style them with tailored trousers for a polished daytime look. Indulge in the unparalleled craftsmanship and unparalleled beauty of our Selene Sandal. Elevate your footwear collection with a symbol of timeless elegance and refined style.
Marcel Sandal Marcel Sandal
Marcel Sandal $165.00
Introducing Marcel, a contemporary twist on a timeless classic. Elevate your summer ensemble with the luxurious comfort and style of these meticulously crafted sandals. Handmade from scratch with a durable leather sole and supple suede straps, these flip flops offer a perfect blend of sophistication and casual charm. The soft suede straps gently embrace your feet, providing a snug and comfortable fit for all-day wear. Whether you're strolling along the beach or exploring the city streets, these flip flops are designed to keep you stylish and comfortable every step of the way. Pair them with your favorite jeans, shorts, or sundress for a laid-back yet polished look that's perfect for any occasion. Indulge in the exquisite craftsmanship and superior quality of our Marcel Sandals. Step into luxury and make a statement with every stride.
Sloan Slides Sloan Slides
Sloan Slides $175.00
Our 'Sloan' slides were created to give you an elevated look to your style. With a flattering pointed toe and soft suede multi straps around the foot.  From start to finish, our shoes are lovingly handcrafted by skilled artisans, who pour their care and intention into every stitch. Due to the natural materials used, the sandals may feel stiff initially. However, as you wear them, they will become more flexible and adapt to your feet. We believe in slowing down fashion, cherishing the process, and creating shoes that are both timeless and exceptional.
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Francesca Sandal Francesca Sandal
Francesca Sandal from $165.00 $198.00
Our ´Francesca´ sandal is made with our softest, finest leather with padding on the inside of the straps offering a more puffy look which slips on the foot smoothly. We used the pointed toe sole giving it a sophisticated feel with a twist on the straps across the feet. From start to finish, our shoes are lovingly handcrafted by skilled artisans, who pour their care and intention into every stitch. Due to the natural materials used, the sandals may feel stiff initially. However, as you wear them, they will become more flexible and adapt to your feet. We believe in slowing down fashion, cherishing the process, and creating shoes that are both timeless and exceptional.  

WE BELIEVE IN SLOWING DOWN FASHION

Experience the difference of our handmade shoes, where attention to detail meets timeless style.

The story behind byJAMES

A curated collection of leather essentials handmade in Yucatán, Mexico.
Est. in 2015, byJAMES was curated for the simple yet chic and modern woman.
The perfect blend of modern design, comfort and classic.

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For the items available in stock!

Custom Orders

If we don't have them in stock, our skilled artisans will make them specially for you!

Exchanges

If your shoes don't fit, we can exchange them for any other style!

TRAVEL WITH STYLE

Elevate your travel essentials with our collection of handmade suede or leather bags and clutches. Travel in style without compromising on comfort. Whether you're jetting off or exploring a new destination, our bags and clutches are designed to enhance your look, even at the airport.

LOVE MY SHOES....

"I absolutely adore my shoes! They are incredibly versatile and elegant. I find myself reaching for them for any occasion, whether it's a casual outing or a formal event. Not only do they perfectly complement my outfits, but I also receive compliments every time I wear them...."

Monica S.

LAST FOREVER...

"I have worn my sandals for many years and they seem to last forever! These sandals have been my loyal companions throughout countless adventures and have never let me down. I can confidently say that they are not only durable but also incredibly comfortable..."

Anna M.

GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE

"Sara's assistance throughout my byJAMES shoe purchase was invaluable. She provided excellent customer service, answering all of my questions and helping me make the right choice. I couldn't be more satisfied with my byJAMES shoes. They are not only fashionable but also extremely comfortable..."

Anabel T.

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