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Mother’s Day is on the way!


Mother’s Day is fast approaching! So if you’re on the look out for something extra special for the lovely lady in your life, then look no further. To celebrate, we’re running a Mother’s Day competition. Be sure to enter for your chance to win a £50 Golden Boot gift voucher to spend across the whole store.

Perfect for those sunny days in the garden, Pia Rossini have a beautiful collection of hats and shawls

Pia Rossini Isabella hat, £24.99

Pia Rossini Isabella hat, £24.99


Countryside dog walking? This vibrant red gilet from Barbour is the one…

Barbour Current Gilet, £99.95

Barbour Current Gilet, £99.95


This classic Gianni Conti wallet is ideal for the every day, and the printed silk scarf from Schoffel adds a little something to a simple wardrobe…

Schoffel silk scarf, £49.95

Schoffel silk scarf, £49.95


These Fearne brogues need no explanation. If red isn’t her colour, then what about purple?

Barker Fearne, £240

Barker Fearne, £240



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Golden Boot Service…Out of this world !!


On occasion, while striding through this flash of light bookended by two great eternities we call life. A discovery is made that reaffirms ones faith in the order of things. So although we can see the universe at the point it was just the size of a marble and when Professor Higgs has had his boson confirmed some things, such as amazing service, remain timeless.

When the going gets tough and the day job absorbs time to the extent that everything else takes second place you need to rely on other people.  Such it was when discovering on Thursday that one’s dress shoes, required for an event on Friday evening, four hours drive from base, are unfit to serve as the occasion demands. This problem is of little consequence if one is a customer of The Golden Boot. A perusal of their web site reveals any number of formal shoes that might fit the bill – but what to choose. The 3D views make narrowing the field down but as to the final choice?

A call to the shop in Maidstone results in sage advice – “those won’t fit you sir”, one has been a customer for 30 plus years, “those won’t suit you sir, may I recommend, will you be collecting sir or should we deliver them to you”. So to a choice of two pairs and, as these latter delivery options were not possible it was agreed that the shoes would await me at Morston Hall in Norfolk on arrival the following afternoon.

So it proved, after leaving Greenwich as late as seemly for the trickle up the M11, through Suffolk and into Norfolk, arriving a few minutes before the required hour the shoes where there waiting as had been promised. Never for a moment did one think they would not and, such was the confidence in this, no backup plan was made. Both pairs fitted perfectly but one suited better so got the role as footwear of choice for the gathering.

mike sharp blogMike wears The Golden Boot – Dexter

Sometimes in a changing world one needs to rely on other people’s thoughtful attention to detail, knowledge of their customer and willingness to go the extra mile to make sure they are delighted, consider it done at The Golden Boot.

Mike Sharp
Principle at The Royal Greenwich UTC


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Best of British

The Golden Boot Men’s range is proud to include several stylish shoes which have been made in Britain.

In this blog article we have hand picked our English made favourites.

Woody is made by Barker in their Northamptonshire factory, at the heart of England’s shoe manufacturing area.The contemporary Derby brogue has a unique punched hole swirl detail in the calf leather upper. Made on Barkers shoes 443 shape it has a leather sole and a two eyelet lace for simplicity.


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5 pairs of shoes every man should own

According to Simon Crampton in Live magazine to live in Style for 2012 there are 5 pairs of shoes that every man should own.

Here are a few suggestions from The Golden Boot S/S 2012 Men’s range.


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Mens Formal Shoe Selection

Put your Best Foot Forward in The Golden Boot’s Formal Collection of Men’s Shoes.

The patent trend has branched over to Mens shoes and the Hudson Franklin brogue embraces the bold look by contrasting leather, suede and patent all in one contemporary design. (more…)

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The English Brogue

The quintissential English brogue, a staple classic at The Golden Boot.

With a diverse range of leather finishes The A/W 2011 men’s collection has lots of traditional and contemporary offerings from a range of premium shoe brands.


From left hand corner clockwise

Churchs Walton £340.00

Barker Cambridge £225.00

Loake Chester £185.00

Ecco Seaside £110.00

Jeffrey West Poe £295.00

Dr Marten Heston £85.00

Barker Grant £180.00

Geox Highlife £129.90

Hudson Rafferty £110.00




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