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Why shop with us?

Victor de Banke Limited are the distributors of many brands, including: -

Shoe String  Laces - Famaco Shoe & Leather Care & Show Shoe Care, Wholesale & Retail

Shoe Lace and Leather Care Specialist UK manufacturing and Distributors for premier brands.

A family business caring for the nations' footwear and leather goods. Here at Shoe String, we manufacture laces and insoles of the highest quality to fit your every need. ShoeString is proud to supply many high street retail stores and footwear manufacturers with our brands and private label designs of insoles, laces and shoe care.

Shoe String LACES

Manufactured here in Market Harborough, we are proud to offer an extensive range of coloured shoelaces for all types of footwear. Whether it is a replacement pair to revive tired-looking laces or a funky, colourful fashion print to express your unique style – we have you covered. We are proud to stock laces of all colours, lengths, widths and styles. ShoeString; a family business which has led the shoe lace market for over 20 years exudes quality, consistency, and variety and covers all your shoe lace requirements.


Artisans in fine blending of waxes and substances to give exemplary finishes and care for footwear, both in the workshop of shoe manufacturing and in smaller sizes for retail use.  A family-run business started in 1931 by Mr Frédéric Pfirter, Famaco is committed to delivering high-quality products all over the world. Expertly crafted, Famaco instantly upgrades your shoe care collection to luxury status. Shoe String is proud to take exclusive UK distributorship of this stunning shoe care brand.  Famaco radiates sophistication and excellence. 

SHOW Shoe Care -

World leading brand for affordable shoe care, with great eye-catching packaging.  The sef-shine wax shoe cream just has to be tried.


UK Distributorship of the trusted WOLY brand.




Shoe String offers a superior array of insoles. From the inexpensive Shoe String range of foam and gel, to Wolys respectable lamb’s wool and leather footbeds – Shoe String covers all budgets and requirements. Our extensive range consists of over 40 different insoles, meaning we are your one-stop-shop to satisfy all of your stores requirements.


Founded in 1905, Heute is a traditional family company from Germany which produces Shoe Polishing Machines of the highest quality. Exported worldwide and in some of the most respected businesses, Heute delivers a production range of shoe cleaning machines of all sizes and budgets. We are proud to be the UK representative for these machines and are happy to respond to all enquiries directly.


Our promise to help every customer enables Shoe String to go to every length possible to satisfy and conclude your enquiry. We are delighted to now offer a ‘Private Label’ service, meaning your business can gain recognition and a lasting imprint on your customers mind when it comes to Shoe Care. This professional service has assisted in the success of gaining high street presence in huge retailers, including L K Bennett, River Island, Next, StartRite Shoes and many more. These are just a few of our respectable customers which we are proud to supply with quality Shoe Care.


If you require any additional information or have any questions, please contact us by email or telephone to speak to one of our friendly team.

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday: 9am-3.30pm.

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