About Us

Diane Holdaway

Diane is a retired podiatrist who understands the detrimental effects of poor shoe size and wearing the wrong shoe for your foot.  Her goal is to help people find the right fit and shoe for their foot so they can have less pain and stay active.

Peter Holdaway

Peter is working at the store and is a retired podiatrist.  His passion is to help athletes and active people find the solution to their foot gear needs so they can stay active with less pain. 


Dee has been fitting people with shoes for about 20 years.  She enjoys people and the challenge of getting each person the right fit. 

The Right Fit For Your Sole

We will be closed July 3-7 for vacation.  We will return on July 8th for normal hours. 

James Shoes is owned by Diane Holdaway, a retired podiatrist, with 20 years of service to the medical community. She utilizes her knowledge of the foot and ankle to help fit you with the best shoe for your foot and the right fit for your sole.  We measure all of our customers to ensure that they are in the appropriate sized shoe. Diane believes that investing in the correct, well fitted, shoe or sneaker for your feet can help you stay active and live a healthy lifestyle.

Diane’s husband, Peter, a retired podiatrist, works at the store as well. He is an avid runner and will be happy to help you choose the best sneaker to keep you running for many miles. James shoes has a variety of running and trail shoes to help keep you moving on happy feet.

James Shoes carries a variety of quality children’s footwear including Stride Rite and Saucony.  From early walkers to early teens, we have kids’ footgear needs covered. We professionally fit all kids’ feet to ensure the right shoe and fit.

We have a variety of women’s footwear, including athletic shoes, casual shoes, boots, Birkenstocks, slippers, and sandals.  Our goal is to find a functional shoe that helps you stay active and hopefully have less discomfort with working and activities.   Enjoy an active lifestyle? Good news! New running and trail sneakers have been introduced to our sneaker lineup, including Brooks, Saucony, Mizuno, New Balance and Topo! 

Our men’s shoes include everything from casual to dress, and from slippers to high quality work boots. If you need safety shoes and work boots, look no further. We are happy to assist you in finding the right shoe or boot for your needs.

Having difficulty finding the right shoe due to a foot deformity? We carry Propet and Anodyne orthopedic shoes to accommodate those difficult to fit feet.   Our staff will help you find the right shoe and fit. For those active customers, check out our new running and trail sneakers.

Our emphasis is on finding the best functional shoe for your feet and activity. 

Latest Shoe Styles & Colors

The shoes you wear can say a lot about your personal style. We carry top brands like Brooks, Birkenstock, Saucony, Mizuno, Topo,  Stride Rite, Propet, Clarks, Born, Anodyne, and Minnetonka. No matter how you like to dress, we have the style and color of shoe you’ll love to show off.

We also carry shoes for work, such as the newest styles by Red Wing, Irish Setter, and Worx, Chinook.  We carry men’s shoes, women’s shoes and children’s shoes. We can special order and can find shoes for dress, casual, and athletic needs.