We are an Australian footwear brand. Highly regarded for establishing itself as one of the first footwear brands in Australia, the brand has evolved organically amongst a contemporary global audience and is reputable for “Modernist off duty footwear”.  

Over the past year, the brand has evolved and expanded, becoming more of a lifestyle brand, offering minimalist yet stylish apparel pieces that will become part of your core collection in your wardrobe. We have taken at a smart and considered approach to wardrobing, with a focus on luxurious, wearable fabrics and textures to subtly elevate classic and timeless pieces.

Drawing inspiration from the effortless nature of European style, JAMES | SMITH explores architectural silhouettes with a minimalist foundation. Exploring the balance of classic and contemporary to elevate your everyday look. 

The duo behind the brand - Breeana and Matt, draw on a wealth of industry experience, teamed with a progressive mindset towards lifestyle and travel. This has reflected strongly in the scope and diversity of the JAMES | SMITH product and customer, where comfort and culture reigns supreme. 

Using only premium quality leathers and materials and the finest craftsmanship, your JAMES | SMITH shoes will stand the test of time. 

Integral to the brand is the concept of longevity, styles that can be worn and loved through the seasons and the years.

We are a small, dynamic team (it feels more like a family really) … there’s a lot of love, passion and commitment that goes into driving small business and these are the faces behind the brand.


designer, director

Living between Bali, Indonesia and Positano, Italy

Favourite City : Paris, always. Firenze comes in very close

Drink of Choice : Spicy Margarita @ The Slow or Barbacoa

Meal of Choice : Pasta Con Zucchine

All Time Favourite JS Style : Ponza Slide

Fragrance : Le Labo, Santal 33

Non negotiables : A morning routine, great company, Italian summer’s

designer, director

Living in Bali, Indonesia.  

Favourite City : Toss up between Barcelona and Berlin... Both of which I lived in for 4 years

Drink of choice : Negroni

Meal of Choice : Anythings tapas!

All Time Favourite JS Style : the Off-Duty slide, because that's where it all started.

Fragrance : Bleu De Chanel

Non negotiables : Family, friends, music and sunset beers

e-commerce & digital marketing coordinator 

Favourite Brands : Acne Studios, Jacquemus, SIR + Dion Lee.

Favourite City : Croatia, but New York closely follows. 

Drink of Choice : Lychee Martini or a Chilled Red.

Meal of Choice : Vodka Pasta in rich spicy tomato sugo. 

All Time Favourite JS Style : Ravello Sandal.

Fragrance : Coco Chanel Mademoiselle

Non negotiables : Warm holidays, going out for dinner and spending time with family and friends.

brand manager/logistics & warehouse management

Favourite City : Not sure, but Columbia as a country

Drink of Choice : Morning coffee to night time red wine

Meal of Choice : Pumpkin Cous Cous Salad. 

All Time Favourite JS Style : The Rome Clog

Fragrance : Mojave Ghost by Byredo

Non negotiables : Our puppy, coffee, yoga, sunset’s, the ocean