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Y and L Shoe Repair's talented leather tamers refurbish battered shoes and baggage of all shapes and styles. A full range of shoe services, from women's heel repairs ($12.95+) to protective sole fittings ($22.95), aids well-shod stuff strutters, with shoe mending completed on the same day if necessary. Suitcases habitually overstuffed with souvenir sombreros from the Louvre get their zippers mended ($17+), and handle repair ($25+) and handle replacement ($35+) help travelers grasp slick luggage when exploring the olive-oily Italian coast. Belts maintain a solid grip around their fleshy cargo with Y and L’s belt-shortening ($12.95+), restitching, and buckle-replacement services.