Bowhill is Back

Bowhill is Back

BUSINESS AS USUAL? When we reopen on June 15th, the shop will be divided into areas so social distancing can be maintained at all times. If we are at capacity, there’s no need to queue – why not grab a coffee from our wonderful neighbours Artel. They will...

The Iconic Boat Shoe

A Brief History of the Boat Shoe When it comes to the story of shoes, we love nothing more than a soulful tale. None come more soleful (excuse the pun) than the Tale of the Iconic Boat Shoe. Paul A. Sperry, and the authentic original 2-eye Boat Shoe One day in the...
The Artistry of the Hand Laster

The Artistry of the Hand Laster

Slippers By Hand In this modern world of machine manufacturing, it’s comforting to know that handmade, bespoke shoes are having a bit of a renaissance. And it’s not just bespoke shoes that are trending; bespoke ladies slippers and bespoke mens slippers are the latest...

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