The Difference between Oxfords and Derbys?
Alex explains the history of the two iconic styles and describes their differences.
Edward & James: A Shoe for All Time
Regardless if its a shoe for business or leisure, Edward & James offers a variety of superb quality brogues, boots, monks, and penny-loafers.
Cordovan Leather Shoes at Pediwear
If one is seeking a unique yet practical shoe, look no further than Pediwear’s collection of cordovan leather footwear.
Tilley’s Hats: By Canadians, For Explorers
Tilley Hats as seen through the eyes of Alex, our work experience student from Canada.
Shell Cordovan at Pediwear
Pediwear is offering more Cordovan footwear than ever before.
Draper Sheepskin Slippers
It is colder, windy and snowing - what time of year is it? Drapers Sheepskin Slippers time of year!
Hiking Style at Pediwear
Hiking style is very much in favour this season. Pediwear discuss the trend illustrated with fine examples from our range.
Trickers Kudu Styles
All you need to know about Kudu leather and Tricker's African Explorer range.
William Green’s By Grenson Review.
Grenson’s new line of shoe care products hit the shelves.
Children's and Ladies' Shoes at Pediwear
Pediwear offer a wide range of ladies and children's shoes via our sister web-site www.shoesinternational.co.uk
Style At The Races
Stephen gives a few pointers on how to look stylish on your next day out at the races.
Shoe Dressing and Care
Looking after footwear not only makes them look great but it is vital for keeping them in good condition, this in turn greatly increases their longevity which is desirable when stretching the purse strings for premium products, but where to start?
Loake Autumn Winter 2016 - 2017
Stephen takes us through some of the highlights from Loake's range for winter 2016 - 2017
Trickers Winter season 2016-2017
More styles from Trickers for the Winter 2016-2017 season
Joseph Cheaney & Sons Shoes and Boots
We’re proud to begin stocking Joseph Cheaney & Sons shoes and boots. Each pair is handmade in England and it takes around a month and a half for each pair to be made, using around 200 hand-tooled operations throughout that time.
We are proud to stock Heschung, a French manufacturer of quality shoes and boots based in Steinbourg, Alsace, to our wide range of offerings...
Dainite – A Great British Invention
Dainite soles were invented to provide an alternative to leather soles on men's dress shoes.
Summer has arrived, and it's time to choose your sandals wisely. Mephisto provides quality and comfort.
Our Best Business Shoe Styles
It’s a fact of life that shoes tell others a lot about you.
One of our main suppliers is Barker, with whom we have done business for years and whose innovative shoe designs continue to inspire us.
Almansa – Spain’s Shoemaking Capital
Rising from a charming, irrigated plain at the foot of an imposing limestone crag, the town of Almansa can lay claim to being Spain’s shoemaking capital.
Visit to Pitti Uomo Fashion Fair, Florence, Part 2
And so to Pitti Uomo itself. This is the largest men’s fashion brand meetup on Earth and is held twice a year in Florence, Italy. This time it was at the Fortezza da Basso (which means something like “the Low Fortress”), near the city
Visit to Pitti Uomo Fashion Fair, Florence, Part 1
Our management have recently been to the prestigious Pitti Uomo 2016 fashion fair, held in the magical city of Florence at the Fortezza da Basso, a magnificent Renaissance fortress just north of the city’s train station.
The Chukka Boot
The stylish gent about town often goes for the chukka boot. It’s an ankle-high man’s boot with suede or leather uppers, leather or rubber soles, and open-lacing with only two or three eyelets.
Loake Export Restrictions
Loake export restrictions updated to include US and Canada in addition to Australia, Chile, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea and Switzerland.
Hello again loyal Pediwear patrons, recently I blogged about how white distilled vinegar can help draw out beer stains and coincidentally a week later a disheartened customer visited our Halifax store with a sorry-looking pair of Grenson’s.
In the small town of Mytholmroyd in a valley near to our HQ in Halifax, West Yorkshire, there is a small but thriving business called Walkley. They’re one of only a handful of remaining clog-makers in Britain
The Veneto's Shoe Capital - Why Montebelluna?
Sitting 42 miles northwest of Venice on the boundary between the Venetian Plain and the Alpine foothills, the small and prosperous town of Montebelluna can easily claim to be the shoe capital of Italy's Veneto region.
Carmina Factory Visit
During 2015 we visited the Carmina factory in Inca, Mallorca, and they demonstrated some of their traditional shoemaking techniques to us...
The Great English Shoe
In an age where UK manufacturing has given way to a service-based economy, the English Shoe is a rare example of a (physical) British-made product which is still very much in demand overseas.
Grenson Joins Forces with New Balance
One of our favourite manufacturers, Grenson, Northampton maker of quality English-style shoes, is teaming up with retro running shoemaker New Balance to make a completely new type of shoe - a luxury brogue sneaker shoe!
England's Shoe Capital - Why Northampton?
Northampton, located almost exactly between London and Derby, is England's undisputed shoe capital, with more historic English shoe manufacturers both being founded there and remaining there to this day.
New Additions to the Pediwear Sowerby Selection
Sowerby, continuing to build on their passion and commitment to being the best in field, have recently introduced higher quality components and leathers to their entire range.
Our Loake MTOs
We’re honoured to present our very own Loake Made To Order (MTO) styles.
How to look like James Bond ...
What footwear does James Bond choose? We take a look at the latest additions to his wardrobe.
Country Re-Imagined with Barker
Stephen takes us through new country styles in Barker's Autumn Winter 2015-16 Collection
Tricker’s of Northampton
We've always been proud of our relationship with Tricker’s, one of our core suppliers.
Grenson Triple Welt and Factory Visit
Stephen and Mike saw triple welt footwear made when we visited the Grenson factory earlier this year.
Jeffrey West at Pediwear
Pediwear are proud to announce that Jeffery West are now a new and esteemed addition to our range, with stunning designs available online now.
Barker Style Hits for Summer 2015
New versions of the Barker McClean and the Barker Grant are amongst Stephen's picks from another great season at Barker Shoes.
Moving forward with Loake Spring 2015
Stephen's picks from this season's new Loake styles
Tilley endurables are a brand known for producing hats that stand the test of time. We take a look into the history of the Tilley brand and its creator Alex Tilley.
A Guide to British Shoes
We take a look at the history behind some of our favourite British shoe brands.
Barker Lasts Explained
Expert fitting advice from Stephen on Barker's most popular last shapes
Free Lasted Shoe Trees with Alfred Sargent Shoes
Pediwear are offering free Alfred Sargent lasted shoe trees with all non sale Alfred Sargent footwear.
Trickers Made to Order Robert & Richard
Tricker's specials / made to order styles now in stock
Barker Selection for 2013 - 2014
Stephen takes you through the Barker highlights from this season's collection.
Tilley Camo Hat
The Camo Hat from Tilley - reviewed by our friends at Valley Deep Mountain High
Trickers Lomond Arrives at Pediwear
Pediwear introduces the Trickers Lomond - and read about our other MTO exclusives.
Saphir Rescues Stricken Brogues
Stephen tackles some roughly treated leather in this appraisal of Saphir leather care products
Harris Tweed Tilley Hats
We are simply stunned by this limited edition from Tilley
Stephen describes the lasts Loake shoes are made on and their differences
Grenson Shoes Summer 2013
Stephen our Grenson brand manager discusses the latest styles from Grenson G2 range.
Introducing Peckham Rye
Luxury silk ties, scarves and handkerchiefs handmade in England
Alfred Sargent Factory Visit
We recently had the pleasure of seeing the Exclusive and Country collections being made.
Trickers Fixby, Bowood and Stow Commando in Burgundy & Espresso