About OBRA

OBRA is a footwear brand focused on premium utilitarian comfort.

Co-founded by longtime friends Dave Cory and Arnaud Delecolle, OBRA is the sum of their extensive experience in the footwear, manufacturing and global fashion industry, coupled with the desire to do better.


OBRA is timeless footwear design, developed to provide superior all-day comfort seldom found in vulcanized footwear.

OBRA reflects our co-founders' belief that a footwear company can be profitable and socially responsible without compromising esthetics.

OBRA is rooted in downtown New York and manufactured in Southern Brazil, in a family-held factory with over 75 years of footwear tradition.

The OBRA mission is threefold: