Founded in 1918 by Fritz Kennel. Until 1950, August Albert Schmenger took over the leadership. Their manufacturing base in Pirmasens looks back on a long, innovative history in shoemaking. Kennel & Schmenger is now one of the last remaining factories in Germany that still produces locally. Kennel & Schmenger has a distinctive handwriting that elevated it to become one of the key brands in the premium segment. With the collections’ variety within all product groups our styles convey both aesthetics and casualness. Over the years Kennel & Schmenger gained essential experience. This comprehensive know-how is used throughout all groups of products like pumps, sneakers, sandals, boots and booties.