About Us

Locally owned for over 50 years, specializing in comfortable, high quality, good-looking shoes and excellent customer service.

The Woolly Mammoth was established in Seattle’s University District in 1970 by Pat Andre as a custom leather shop. Since then, the store has evolved into Seattle’s premium comfort shoe store. Pat’s daughter Matthea now runs the shop with the help of her sister Japhet and long-time family friend and employee Heather.

Pat Andre

The Woolly Mammoth is a well-known Seattle icon, providing top of the line footwear and accessories for men and women, suitable for the Northwest lifestyle.

Please take a look around our website to discover more about The Woolly Mammoth and to browse the wide variety of products we offer. Then come in and visit our one-of-kind store to find the perfect pair of shoes for you. With hundreds of choices in styles, excellent customer service, and a convenient and central location – shopping couldn’t be more rewarding or more enjoyable.