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Grenson Shoes

29/03/2014

British Goodyear welts | Mens Handmade | Church’s | Grenson | Tricker’s

British Goodyear Welts Goodyear Construction: Traditional construction technique for a visually refined shoe. A leather insole. Waterproof construction. A beech arch support. A cork filling for maximum comfort and absorption. One row of stitching visible and one row hidden internally. The Goodyear Welted was invented in United States at the end of the XIXth century by Charles Goodyear Junior, son of Charles Goodyear, the inventor of the vulcanisation. At the end of the XIXth century, the greatest names of the fine shoes for men industry, in wide majority English and... Read More

Stuarts London X Grenson Collaboration

Grenson and Stuarts London have teamed up to make a couple of very exclusive styles due into the shop this winter. Although they are for Spring/Summer 2013, we have had some news that we just might have them for Pre-Xmas delivery. (Fingers Crossed) Today we received some pictures from Sarah the  sales manager at Grenson, kindly showing us some sneak preview images of our shoes in the making. Even the owner and creative director Tim Little , posed for a picture with one of our designs , a true stamp... Read More

A Little of Grenson Shoes

Grenson Shoes: Grenson Shoes was started by just one man, William Green born in 1835. He moved away from his place of birth with his mother soon after and they ended up in Rushden, in Northamptonshire. In fact it was William’s mother who taught him his trade as he helped her to produce men’s boots at home. It was only a cottage-based business but at that time, most shoemaking was still a cottage industry. In 1866, the obvious next step for him was to formalise this arrangement and set up... Read More