Monthly Archives: April 2011

Stock room extension



The proposed stock room extention.

We’ve pressed the GO button on building the extension on the top of our kids department. It will give us the much wanted stock space and help service the demand coming through our website.

The extension will feature a service lift, extra staircase, dedicated area for pack and despatch, lots of storage space and a dedicated photo studio.

The concrete has just been placed where extension’s staircase and lift will be, and the brickwork is being put in.

We’ve set up a webcam which will take a frame every 10 minutes over the following 2 months which will allow us to make a timelapse of the extension emerging.

And here’s the view

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Loake factory trip part 2

Loake Factory trip.


Also see Loake factory trip part 1


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Loake factory trip part 1

It is this time of year when we order our new products for the Autumn-Winter 2011. We buy from a lot of brands, many of them based in Europe, some in America and Australia. In the UK there are only a handful of shoe manufacturers left and one of them is Loake.

Loake produce a selection of premium quality handmade shoes, many of which are classic English style icons. It takes several weeks to make a complete pair and involves over 250 operations. Read on to see how its done!


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Jeffery West visit

Jeffery West visited our mens store to talk shoes and install his cool branded concession

From Right: Doug Thomas (fromĀ  Jeffery West Shoes), Guy West (Designer and Owner of Jeffery West). Emma, Louise, Sharon and Edward (Will sell you Jeffery West)!


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