60th Anniversary Collection

Showcasing Nordic functionality and heritage design from a family-owned shoemaker - in the 3rd generation


Founded in Pomarkku, west Finland in 1960 by Kirsti and Toivo Leppänen, Pomar is an iconic Finnish footwear brand with an authentic Nordic heritage. For 60 years we’ve built a reputation for stylish, high-performance footwear- producing durable classics – updated for a Nordic lifestyle.  

Family-owned for 60 years

Family lies at the centre of the Pomar brand, since being founded over 60 years ago by Kirsti and Toivo, we are still family-owned. Today Kirsti and Toivo’s daughter Päivi Fonsén is guiding us as Chairwoman and Jarno Fonsén is CEO. All four of their children are on the Pomar Board of Directors.

A mainstay of Finnish fashion

A mainstay of Finnish fashion for 60 years, Pomar have become synonymous with comfy and stylish, winter footwear. Showcasing styles updated with Nordic functionality, the 60th Anniversary Collection is a tribute to this heritage. 

Made in Europe at our own shoe factory in Pärnu, Estonia.
Designed in Finland by Verneri and Topias Fonsén – Shoemakers in the 3rd generation