Black Velvet Plain Albert Slippers
The Black Velvet Plain Albert slipper is a whole cut loafer made from one single piece of velvet, with a traditional square tongue.
Made by hand in our Norwich workshop where we have been making footwear since 1874. Our skilled artisans continue to maintain many of the original shoemaking practices such as clicking, turning and lasting all by hand.
Made In England
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Named after Queen Victoria’s consort, Prince Albert (who famously commissioned them to wear inside their many royal residences), Albert slippers today are loved by men and women alike, with all our styles unisex and available to order on two different last shapes.
With no added embroidery or embellishments our signature velvet Albert slippers are Plain in name only. Available in nine sumptuous colours, our quality velvet is the ideal material to make luxury slippers for understated elegance.
Our Black Velvet Plain Albert slippers are a ready to wear style, so please expect one week for delivery. Any customised styles, however, will take up to six weeks for delivery and are not eligible for refund.
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.