Clarks Originals’ stand alone store is open, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News

Clarks Originals opens in Soho WELL THIS IS EXCITING! You guys all know that I am a massive fan of Clarks Originals, but if I’m honest, less so when it comes to the Clarks in store shopping experience. The cool association with countless subcultures just isn’t reflected in those forest green stores which, most of […]

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Get 15% off this new socks brand, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News

It’s time to stop buying socks in pairs Wilhelm socks, €27.97 (uru.dk) I’m almost as mad about socks as I am about shoes, so I was thrilled when Solo Socks got in touch to tell me about their new way of buying them. I doubt there’s anyone here who hasn’t suffered from the age-old problem of […]

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Dr Martens x BAPE, En Brogue on TV, and the rest of this week’s Shoes News

DMs has teamed up with A Bathing Ape Barely a month goes by without another fab collaboration from Dr Martens. Today, it releases its joint effort with Japanese label A Bathing Ape – also known as BAPE – in the form of these very cool, very subtle camouflage shoes. Shoes, 1461 Bape, £120 (drmartens.com); socks, €26 […]

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Recycle your shoes, Converse Golf le Fleur, and more…

Vagabond’s new Shoe Bring Back initiative I have always been a bit of an environmentalist (I wrote to various companies as a child asking them to do more recycling – I know! Get me!), but I find shoes incredibly hard to dispose of responsibly.  If they’re in good condition, they’re quite difficult to give away […]

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The best trainers if you’ve never worn trainers outside the gym

People sometimes say to me that they’d love to wear trainers, but they don’t think that they suit them. Which is a shame, because EVERYONE should have the opportunity to enjoy the comfort that trainers bring with them. I also don’t believe it’s true at all – anyone can wear trainers! But I understand that […]

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