Johnston & Murphy
Johnston & Murphy started it’s humble beginnings back in 1850 and was originally founded as William J. Dudley Shoe Company by William Dudley respectively and later re-named Johnston & Murphy to reflect new ownership. Today, Johnston & Murphy, wholly owned subsidiary of Genesco Inc. and based in Nashville, Tennessee, designs, sources, markets and distributes quality footwear, apparel, leather goods and luggage in the United States and 15 foreign countries.
Keeping up with the times in 2010, Johnston & Murphy introduced a new men’s line of comfort shoes, which are moisture-wicking, light weight, have additional cushioning and include an extra removable insole to ensure proper fit. XC4 styles are available in dress casual and casual styles-representative of Johnston & Murphy’s shift to offering more casual footwear in additional to traditional dress shoes.