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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

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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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