Navy Velvet Embroidered Venetian Slippers with Bees

£290.00 inc. VAT

The Navy Velvet Embroidered Venetian Slippers with Bees is a whole cut loafer made from one single piece of velvet with a mid-height, rounder tongue than Albert slippers.

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

Style: 1301
LINING: Purple Quilt
BINDING: Navy Fabric Flat
SOLE: Leather
BRAND: Bowhill & Elliott

Size Guide

Choose Your Size and Fit

  • *The Size

    Select your size

    *The Fit

    This style is traditionally made on the P last, but you can alternatively select the slimmer K last. The P last is traditionally favoured by men, and the K last by women, but not exclusively.

    For men wanting to purchase on the K last, we recommend taking one whole size larger than you normally wear in English made formal shoes

    *Made to Order

    Your selection means that your slippers will be made to order, with an expected delivery time of up to eight weeks. Please tick the box to let us know you are happy to proceed with this longer production time.

More Information

All our Venetian Slipper styles are unisex and available to order on two different last shapes.

For those who prefer to make a statement then our hand embroidered slippers are for you. All of our embroidery is stitched by hand, specialising in the ancient craft of Gold Work.

Our Navy Velvet Venetian Slippers with Embroidered Bees is a ready to wear style, so please expect one week for delivery. Any customised styles, however, are subject to eight weeks delivery and are not eligible for refund.

The 1301 is a contemporary mid-height round tongue, playing homage to the flamboyant masquerade balls of 16th Century Venice. Paired with quilt lining and fabric binding for a sophisticated look. All our patterns are clicked by hand before embarking on their journey around the workshop being handmade into our signature velvet slippers.


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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