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Handmade in England – Celebrated in Japan

Handmade in England – Celebrated in Japan

A mere 9000 miles from where they were first made, Bowhill & Elliott's trademark luxury slippers are getting the star treatment at Osaka's Hankyu Men's Department Store. The team behind this limited-run order fair is a long-time collaborator of Bowhill &...

Bowhill is Back

Bowhill is Back

Established in 1874, Bowhill & Elliott has been making the finest handmade footwear and slippers, proudly serving the Norfolk community from its London Street base.
With Covid-19 forcing closure of both the workshop and the shop back in March, we have risen to the challenge, putting new practices and procedures in place to ensure our 146-year story continues.
We are very much ready and raring to go with the plan to open on the 15th June.

The Indian Wedding Shoe

The Indian Wedding Shoe

AN ALTERNATIVE INDIAN GROOM SHOE   It’s a funny quirk of nature, that in the bird kingdom it’s often the male of the species who gets to be the most colourful. Think of the peacock’s fan, the cockerel’s multicolours, the mallard’s iridescence. Yet when it comes...

Rubber Sole – from Beatles to Bowhill

Rubber Sole – from Beatles to Bowhill

like the sound of rubber sole? If you’ve stumbled upon this dandy blog whilst searching the term ‘Rubber Sole’, there is a chance you’re a Beatles fan. There you were trying to track down one of the Beatles finest but oddest titled (excuse me - Rubber Sole?) albums...

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