Black Velvet Opera Pumps

£265.00 inc. VAT

Men’s black velvet opera pumps, handmade in England, in stock and ready to ship. These black velvet opera pumps with bow are a regular E fitting, but we can add widths on request (please mention it in the order process).

Style: 6862
LINING: Black Quilt
BINDING: Black fabric
SOLE: Black Leather Sole and Heel

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    We only carry black leather soles in UK sizes 7-12 on our P last. Your size or fit selection has meant that instead of a black sole, your slipper will be finished with a natural colour full leather sole and heel. Please tick the box to confirm you are happy to proceed without the black sole.

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An elegant and classic pair of mens opera pumps from our hand lasted range. These are handmade in England, from our own factory in the heart of Norwich. If you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional mens tuxedo shoes, check out our other Mens Slippers.

Our Black Velvet Opera Pumps with Bow is a made to order style, so please allow up to eight weeks for delivery. Any customised styles are not eligible for refund.

The 6862 is unlike any other shoe in the Bowhill & Elliott collection. Opera Pumps have been the shoe of choice for evening attire since the Victorian times, and are worn in the most formal occasions and white tie events. Black patent leather with a black fabric bow, paired with a full leather sole and heel, ensuring no damage to polished floors. All our patterns are clicked by hand before embarking on their journey around the workshop being handmade into our formal black patent Opera Pumps with fabric bow.


Bowhill & Elliott are a 5th generation family owned handmade slipper workshop and 2 floor shoe emporium. Proudly making and purveying the finest footwear since 1874.

Our skilled artisans still maintain many of the original shoemaking practices dating back to the 14th century like clicking, turning and lasting all by hand.

We have stocked iconic brands such as Crockett & Jones since the 1940s, and specialise in premium footwear and accessories with brands including Heschung, Joseph Cheaney & Sons, Loake, Brunate and Saphir.

You can find us at our home, 65 London Street - Norwich - NR2 1HW, the same address Obadiah Bowhill began this magical story.

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