About Us

Welcome to
VP Shoes

Located on the Delmarva Peninsula in
Salisbury MD, and Rehoboth Beach, DE

Vernon Powell Shoes was established in 1936 in Salisbury, Maryland, by Vernon H. Powell. The Vernon Powell Shoe Companies are family-owned and operated, and located on the Delmarva Peninsula in Salisbury, MD, and Rehoboth Beach, DE.
For over 80 years, Vernon Powell has been bringing fashion to the Eastern Shore, and carrying a wide selection of women's brand name dress, casual, comfort, and athletic footwear at reasonable prices, as well as apparel -  Patagonia, The North Face, Clara Sun Woo, and jewelry from top brands like Pandora & Alex and Ani. Our accessories department hosts top manufacturers such as Vera Bradley, Spartina, and Brighton for your handbag needs. We have a broad selection of "hard-to-find" sizes in New Balance, Rockport, Clarks, and more. We also carry a large inventory of athletic technical running shoes by Asics, Saucony, Hoka, New Balance, and more. Our men's department offers a wide variety of dress and casual brands, including Sperry, Clarks, Olukai, and Rockport. Vernon Powell also features an extensive selection of kids' shoes, apparel, and accessories in the VP KIDS department.
Vernon Powell also caters to the professional workforce, from healthcare professionals with brands such as Dansko and New Balance to jobsite workers in need of safety footwear like Timberland Pro, Red Wing, Wolverine, and more! We feature the shore's largest selection of industrial workwear from Carhartt and Under Armour. For large groups, we offer on-site B2B services for safety footwear and workwear with our mobile sales facility.
If you are experiencing foot, knee, or back pain, schedule an appointment with Vernon Powell's Board Certified Pedorthists for a complimentary foot assessment. VP's Pedorthists can work with you and/or your physician to find solutions to your foot pain. Simply finding the right shoe for your foot type can
often solve problems. From Diabetic Footwear to Custom Orthotics and Shoes, Vernon Powell's Pedorthic staff is available to help you. Find out more at https://www.vpshoes.com/pedorthics.htm.
We ship anywhere in the continental United States (except Alaska), so if you're looking for that hard-to-find size, or anything special, send us an email vpinfo@vpshoes.com, and we'll let you know if we have what you're looking for, as well as the price of the item. Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have regarding your footwear needs.
Over 200 brands of footwear, apparel, jewelry, and accessories for the entire family.

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