Royal Blue Velvet Plain Albert Slippers

£215.00

The Royal Blue 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

LAST: P
Style: 7033
LINING: Gold Quilt
BINDING: Royal Blue Fabric Binding
SOLE: Leather
BRAND: Bowhill & Elliott

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    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.

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    These slippers are a made to order style, with an expected delivery date of January 2022. Please tick the box to let us know you are happy to proceed.

More Information

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 Royal Blue Velvet Plain Albert slippers are a made to order style, so please expect eight weeks for delivery. Any customised styles are not eligible for refund.  

ALL ABOUT THE 7033
Our most popular style is the 7033. A traditional pattern cut with a high square tongue, suitable for both the P and K last. The 7033 has a regal look and feel to the shape, classically suited to velvet uppers, fabric binding and quilt lining. All our patterns are clicked by hand before embarking on their journey around the workshop being handmade into our signature velvet Albert slippers.

OUR HISTORY

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.