What is a Goodyear Welt?

Here at Percy Stride, you may hear us bang on about our footwear being Goodyear welted – but what is it? And does it really matter? In its simplest form, a Goodyear welt is a construction technique patented by a man called Mr Charles Goodyear Jr in 1871. Ever since, [...]

By | 2018-08-09T12:56:28+00:00 9th August 2018|Comments Off on What is a Goodyear Welt?

Are British Made Shoes Really Worth it?

Companies are always quick to point out the fact their products are ‘Made in Britain’ – but just how important is it? When it comes to fashion, the British population are renowned for their unique sense of style. However, shoes are a completely different ball game. Instead of investing in [...]

By | 2018-07-17T15:35:13+00:00 2nd July 2018|Comments Off on Are British Made Shoes Really Worth it?