Cole Haan is a distinguished footwear company that creates classic shoes of quality and beauty. Originally started by Trafton Cole and Eddie Haan, they began by designing men’s footwear, but now the company produces women’s footwear too, as well as accessories, handbags and outerwear. The Cole Haan look is elegant and simple with vibrant colors or other decorations. Clean lines meet interesting twists in a classic framework. Products are sold in Cole Haan stores, department stores and through the Cole Haan web site. The position is an upscale lifestyle brand that brings high style to an upper middle class population.