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How a Loake shoe is made

A Goodyear welted Loake shoe can take up to eight weeks to make. Here’s how it’s done


Following on from our post yesterday about why you should be buying shoes made in Northampton, we found this great video showing how a Loake shoe is made.

With over 200 different operations going into every pair of shoes, the production of this type of footwear really is a piece of craftsmanship. On their website they also have a very detailed explanation of how a Goodyear welted Loake shoe is made which is well worth checking. To read more visit the Loake website.




  1. Robert Easthope on May 1, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Are we sure Loake Shoes are Made in England, I thought they were made in India and finished in England?

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