Mr Hare

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Mr Hare is an English shoe label created by Marc Hare.[1] It has a boutique in London's Mayfair.[2]

Hare decided to open his own brand after the realisation that there were not enough shoes that he liked. He was at a roadside tapas bar in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Spain on July 23, 2008, when he looked at an older gentleman's shoes and decided that, with a few tweaks, they could be much better. It took 360 days for his first creation to land on the shop floor at Dover Street Market, London.[3]

The first Mr Hare store opened in Mayfair in September 2012, following on from the success of sales in stores such as Harrods and Selfridges.[4] Other stockists include Liberty, Colette, Dover Street Market, Matches Fashion and Mr Porter.


Fans of the brand, include Robert Downey Jr., Javier Bardem, Tom Hardy, Amir Khan, Jefferson Hack, ASAP Rocky and Tinie Tempah.[5][6]


In August 2011, Hare collaborated with Topman on a ten-style shoe collection.[7] In 2011, there was a collaboration with jewellery designer Bunney to create a limited edition shoehorn, in garnet and black spinel.[8]

In 2012, Mr Hare collaborated with the Savile Row-based couturier Hardy Amies, producing a range of shoes and boots with laser-etched leather and metal toecaps for the AW12 collection.[citation needed]


The Guardian reported in 2012 that: "Mr Hare is quietly becoming one of the most important names in British menswear."[5]


  1. ^ "Foot notes | The Portfolio | The Journal | MR PORTER". 2012-09-25. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  2. ^ "Mr hare". Hypebeast. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  3. ^ "Style Salvage - A men's fashion and style blog.: Four swans and a hare move to Mayfair". 2012-09-19. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  4. ^ metrowebukmetro (2012-10-03). "Marc Hare talks shoe obsession and his plans for a women's range | Metro News". Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  5. ^ a b Eva Wiseman. "Shoe designer Marc Hare steps out | Fashion | The Observer". Guardian. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  6. ^ "Shoe designer proving popular with the celebs (From Croydon Guardian)". 2012-10-03. Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  7. ^ Millar, Jamie (2010-03-24). "Marc Hare for Topman shoes - GQ Style News - (UK) - GQ.COM (UK)". Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  8. ^ "The Rightful Hare to the Throne – Mr Hare". Clothes Make The Man. 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2014-02-02.

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