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1926

Where it all began

Paul Golbert, the company's founder, is born in Paris, France into a family of shoemakers.
 

1956

Arrival in Montreal

On March 3rd, Paul, his wife Rachel and their 4 year-old son Jacques, immigrate to Montreal, Canada.
 

1963

Pajar is Founded

Paul founded the Pajar brand using the first letters of his name, his wife's name, and his son's name: PAul, JAcques, and Rachel, respectively.

1964

Pioneer

Paul is one of the first pioneers within the footwear industry to import Italian, French and Spanish footwear to the Canadian market.

1967

First Showroom Opened

The year Montreal welcomed the world to Expo 67, Paul Golbert opened up his first showroom in downtown Montreal.
 

1973

Factory Opened

Paul opens his own factory on the corner of Coloniale and Mont Royal in the Plateau district of Montreal. One of the first boots created at the Montreal Factory was the iconic Zig-Zag style with sheepskin lining, thus the Apres Ski boot was born! This shearling boot laid the foundation for Pajar as one of the world’s leaders in Shearling boot production.

1975

Jacky Joins

Paul’s son Jacques joins the company after graduating with a degree in Economics from the University of Lausanne. He also trained at France’s École de la Chaussure.
 

1980

Export to USA

Pajar becomes one of the first Canadian brands to export to the U.S.

1985

Wins Award

Pajar wins the Canadian Footwear Association Award for best Women’s Casual Footwear.

1989

Pajar Loves Skiing!

Pajar becomes the official provider for the Canadian Alpine Ski Team.
 

1991

Gold Award Won

Pajar wins Gold award for best children’s winter boots from the International Shoe Association.

1997

La Griffe D'or Award

Pajar Canada receives the La Griffe D’or Award, the Oscars of the Canadian Fashion Industry for Best Designer/Manufacturer for footwear. This prestigious award ceremony was televised to over one million spectators.
 

2001

Family Matters!

Michel, Jacques' son joins the Company followed by his sister Elise and brother David. All three children graduated from Ars Sutoria design school in Milan, Italy.

2005

Expanding into Europe

Pajar Canada begins its European expansion and quickly established its presence in prestigious retailers such as Harrods in London, Galeries Lafayette in Paris and Kadewe in Germany.

2007

World Wide Prestige

Ars Sutoria, Italy’s most recognized trade magazine references Pajar as the "Rolls Royce" of Canadian Boots.

2009

First Pajar Store

Pajar opens its first Concept shop in Maastricht, Holland.
 

2010

Product Expansion

Pajar begins licensing other complementary products beginning with outerwear apparel and accessories. Pajar Boots are worn by the Volunteers in the Opening Ceremonies at the Vancouver Olympics.

2012

Today!

Today Pajar Canada is sold in over 40 countries and counting!

Click on a category to view the respective size charts.

Women
FOOTWEAR HERITAGE 
US 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 11 12
European 36 36.5 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 41 42


FOOTWEAR SPORTS
US 5-5.5 6-6.5 7-7.5 8-8.5 9-9.5 10-10.5 11-12
European 36 37 38 39 40 41 42


OUTERWEAR
  XXS XS S M L XL XXL
Chest 31 32 ½ 34 35 ½ 37 ½ 40 ½ 43 ½
Waist 24 25 ½ 27 28 ½ 30 ½ 33 ½ 36 ½
Hip 34 35 ½ 37 38 ½ 40 ½ 43 ½ 46 ½
Sleeve length (center to back) 30 30 ½ 31 31 ½ 32 32 ½ 33
Men
FOOTWEAR HERITAGE
US 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12 13 14 15
European 39 39.5 40 41 41.5 42 43 43.5 44 44.5 45 45.5 46 47.5 49 50


FOOTWEAR SPORTS
US 7.5-8 8-8.5 9-9.5 10-10.5 11-11.5 12-12.5 13
European 40 41 42 43 44 45 46


OUTERWEAR
  XS S M L XL XXL XXXL
Chest 34-36 36-38 38-40 41-43 44-46 47-51 52-54
Waist 28-30 30-32 32-34 35-37 38-40 41-45 46-48
Hip 34-36 36-38 38-40 41-43 44-46 47-51 52-54
Sleeve length (center to back) 30 ½ 33 33 ½ 34 34 ½ 35 ¼ 36
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