About Sole Survivor

Inside View of Sole Survivor on Manchester Rd in Maplewood, MO
Sole Survivor is a one of a kind leather goods store owned by Steve and Kay Rye. Steve began his career in Artisan Leatherwork in the 1960's.  Kay joined him in 1979. The couple has been designing and making leather goods together in the St. Louis area since 1985. Their daughter, Annie Rye, began working with Sole Survivor in 2007 as an apprentice.  She now works full time as a leather artisan at Sole Survivor.
Visit the store in Maplewood to discover a variety of belts, bags, wallets, sandals and more all made in house! The store also offers a selection of leather jackets, denim jackets, casual Italian footwear, and Celtic jewelry and belt buckles.  
About the Location and Mission
While the location has changed a few times over the years, the focus of the business has not. Sole Survivor has always been dedicated to designing and making fine everyday leather goods. Items that are useful, needful and worth the investment.
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ole Survivor is located at 7401 Manchester Road at the corner of Sutton in Maplewood.
Temporary Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11-4