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R.M. Williams

Founded 1932 in Australia
Based in New South Walles

Born in the Australian Outback, R.M.Williams creates purposefully designed and beautiful footwear, craft and accessories to help enjoy all of life’s adventures. R.M.Williams was founded in 1932 by Reginald Murray Williams.

RM, as he liked to call himself, recognised the need for hard wearing products and was determined to create a boot that could endure the harsh Australian bush. Months were spent adapting a single piece of softened hide into one of the world’s most recognised footwear styles.

With an advertisement for ‘Elastic Side Boots’ published in Adelaide’s Chronicle Newspaper in 1934, R.M.Williams the brand was born and the people of the Australian outback started to make their way to 5 Percy Street. A new bespoke program will take choice to a whole new level. Customers will be able to design their own handcrafted, elastic sided boots, right down to the absolute perfect size for each foot, and complete with a personalised message of your choice on the sole. A wide variety of leathers, sole types, stitching colours and elastics will be on offer.

Today, R.M.Williams exports to 15 countries, has more than 50 retail stores in Australia and a store in London. In addition, R.M.Williams is available at more than 900 stockists around the globe.


New South Walles, Australia



Construction methods

Goodyear welted

Product ranges

RTW, Bespoke

Price range


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