Since Thomas Phelps Bates began his career at a leather goods factory more than 35 years ago, T.B. PHELPS has been dedicated to hand-crafted bags, belts, and shoes that pay homage to classic American styles of dress. Today, there is a renewed attention on to classic American shoes, especially those which are hand crafted from genuine American leathers, such as Bison, Elk and fine cowhide. T.B. PHELPS offers a number of classic saddle shoes and bucks that draw upon iconic styles of yesteryear.