Hey, St. Paul—there’s a new shoe shop in town. Leo Footwear, cofounded by business owners and close friends Jill Erickson (of Spoils of Wear) and Kristie Case (Teeny Bee Boutique and Peregrine Kidswear) opens Friday in the Selby and Snelling neighborhood.
“We would go to market together pre-COVID, and we’d look at shoes together. But there’s not a huge place for most shoes in our stores,” Erickson says. “We were thinking, gosh, we wish there was somewhere in our neighborhood to buy shoes.”
In January, a space just down the block from both of their stores opened