Helping Overpronation: Why Shoe Stability is the Key

What is overpronation? And how can choosing a pair of stable pair of shoes and insoles help this condition? Having recently covered the issues surrounding flat feet, we thought we’d discuss another common grievance some of our customers may experience; overpronation. In layman’s terms, this condition occurs when the arch [...]

By | 2019-02-18T14:35:19+00:00 18th February 2019|Comments Off on Helping Overpronation: Why Shoe Stability is the Key

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?