Since 1923, Lebo's has been known for carrying hard-to-find sizes and an extensive selection of comfort brand shoes, sandals, boots, western wear, cowboy boots, equestrian gear, work wear, apparel and dancewear for men, women and children. At our 8 Lebo's stores in North Carolina and South Carolina, we provide a unique, full-service experience for selecting and purchasing only the best brands of fashionable, comfort footwear for the whole family. In fact, we only carry brands that are truly good for your feet.
In 1923 Sidney Levin opened the first Lebo's in uptown Charlotte, NC. Initially, Lebo's began with footwear for the entire family, specializing in hard to fit feet. With children's sizes from infant's 00 to women's sizes to 13 from AAAA to EE and men's sizes to 17 EEEEE, Lebo's developed a strong client base. By personally fitting feet to assure proper fit, Lebo's until this day is known for service, sizes and selection.
In 1952 Mr. Sidney's son, Jerry Levin, our CEO, expanded Lebo's by adding a dancewear department. This provides a complete line of ballet, tep, jazz, clogging and square dance products which includes tights, leotards, shoes, taps and accessories for all the dancer's needs. In 1963, Jerry propelled Lebo's to prominence as a national distributor and manufacturer of dance costumes through its Colorama catalog. Our logo "If it's dancewear, it's Lebo's" says it all. Jerry founded the Lebo's "Barbette" label with a full line of dance shoes and dancewear products which today is a recognizable name brand across North America and in Europe. Jerry went a step further in 1964 by adding a western wear department to satisfy the needs of local equestrians and farmers. Our motto "We sell everything but the horse" accompanied the addition of many new products from saddles, bridles, and vet supplies, to riding attire for both the western and English rider. Lebo's Boot Hill "Where the toughest boots in the world lie here" stocks every type of boot imaginable from exotic skin cowboy boot to the steel toe waterproof work boot.
In 1984, Mark Goldsmith, Mr. Levin's son-in-law, joined the company with expertise in sales and management and is responsible for expanding Lebo's to its current retail store locations. Mark is President and oversees all store purchasing and operations.
In 1992, Binyamin Leving, Mr. Levin's son, joined Lebo's and spearheaded the design and development of Lebo's computerized inventory control and management information systems. Binyamin is Vice President and oversees our inventory control system and Internet development.
In 2008, Brian Goldsmith, Mark Goldsmith's son, joined the Lebo's management team. A graduate of North Carolina State University, he became a Certified Pedorthist, specializing in treating foot ailments with orthotics and foot lifts. Brian began his career with Lebo's as a salesperson in the stores throughout high school and returned after eventually leaving a position at Northwestern Mutual. Brian oversees the wholesale dancewear and costume department as well as marketing and business development.
Tracy Goldsmith Lisk
In 2013, Tracy Goldsmith Lisk, Mark Goldsmith's daughter, joined the Lebo's management team. A graduate of Wingate University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tracy worked in the stores as a salesperson throughout high school and returned after working as a preschool teacher. Tracy oversees the Internet Department.
Put your feet in our hand
Our Footwear store has the motto
Put your feet in our hands.We are a full service store and stress fitting and measuring every customer. We specialize in hard to fit feet offering sizes up to 13 in women's shoes and boots with widths from narrow to extra wide. Our men's shoes and boots offer sizes up to 18 and widths from narrow to extra wide. We also have shoes and boots for children.
We sell everything but the horse
Our Western store has the motto
We sell everything but the horse. In addition to one of the largest selections of western boots in the Carolinas we sell western clothing, western decor, and English equestrian and western track. We also have work clothing and boots including steel toe for both men and women.
If it's dancewear it's at lebo's
Our Dancewear store has the motto
If it's dancewear it's at Lebo's.We have all the dancer needs from leotards, tights, briefs and tutus to jazz, ballet, tap, clogging, pointe, ballroom and square dance shoes as well as sneakers for Zumba.