The Turner Twins, Question Greenland
"My Name is Ross Turner. Our next expedition will take place in Greenland, a 555 Kilometre trek across the inhospitable ice cap from the west coast to the east coast which is expected to take 30 days.”...Read more
Crockett & Jones Spring Summer 2014 Velvet Slippers
Velvet slippers have been part of the Crockett & Jones retail collection for a number of years and they continue to grow in popularity each season...Read more
The Northampton Independent, 12th Feb 1910
On finding the above excerpt, in the depths of our Export Director’s leather bound desk, we realised the grandeur of this small paragraph...Read more
Crockett & Jones Spring Summer 2014 Collection
For SS14 soft mushroom, warm snuff or polo brown - chestnut, classical navy blue and vivid ocean - with a hint of burgundy, or black - an exciting palette...Read More.
A Crockett & Jones Repair
There are three main benefits to investing in a pair of Goodyear welted shoes. The construction process is strong and durable, after a short period of breaking your shoes in they will remain comfortable for years, and... Read More
Crockett & Jones' Export Sales Director, Peter Reed
Peter Reed is the current Export Sales Director for Crockett & Jones and is a widely recognised and respected figure head for the shoe industry in Northampton... Read More
Bespoke by Dimitri Gomez
Crockett & Jones Paris presents a rare opportunity to embark upon a very special journey in the heart of an exceptional know-how: Fully Bespoke Shoe Making...
BBC Look East, Boot & Shoes Made during World War 1
Along with most, if not all of the shoe factories in Northamptonshire, Crockett & Jones was instructed to manufacture shoes & boots for the officers during World War 1... Read more
Handmade Shoes In the Making, Part 3
Following on from Part 2 in the Closing Room, we move to an extremely varied department, Preparation this is where the ‘bottom’ part of the shoes is prepared... Read more.
My Favourite Shoe Exhibition, Royal Exchange
Crockett & Jones will be taking part in the ‘My favourite Shoe’ exhibition held at The Royal Exchange, London from 3rd to 7th February… Read More
Handmade Shoes In the Making, Part 2
Following on from Part 1 and moving down stairs from the Clicking Room, the next stage of production is undertaken in the Closing Room where the uppers are ‘closed’...
Crockett & Jones Retail Sale Dates
At present there are 11 Crockett & Jones retail shops and concessions based in London, Birmingham, Paris, Brussels and New York...Read more
Crockett & Jones welcomes BBC 2's Great British Railway Journey
In April this year Mr Michael Portillo, former Cabinet Minister under Margaret Thatcher, made a whistle stop tour of the Crockett & Jones factory for Series 5 of BBC Two’s Great British Railway Journey...Read more
New Interior of Crockett & Jones, Boulevard Raspail
Boulevard Raspail, in the chic Rive Gauche quarter of Paris, opened its doors for the first time in 2005...Read more
Over One Million Hits on CrockettandJones.com
The ongoing development of ‘Crockett & Jones online’ is having a marked impact on the awareness of the brand worldwide...Read more
The Challenges of Leather
All who work in the shoe trade in the modern era know only too well the trials and tribulations of manufacturing in our traditional manner...Read more
Christmas & New Year Opening Hours
Over the Christmas period, the opening hours for all Crockett & Jones retail shops slightly differ from normal trading hours. Here is your guide to our Christmas and New Year opening hours:
Handmade Shoes In the Making, Part 1
Our Handmade Shoes In the Making was so well received we have decided to re-run the articles over the next few weeks. Buying a pair of Crockett & Jones English handmade shoes, ensures you enjoy the fruits of a manufacturing process...
Goodyear Welted Construction
All Crockett & Jones shoes are made by using the traditional Goodyear Welted construction synonymous with quality handmade English shoes... Read more.
BBC Radio 2, Drivetime with Rob Adcock. The Northampton Shoe Industry
All this week, BBC Radio Northampton are taking an in depth look at the shoe industry in Northamptonshire. Each day, they’ll report from a different company from across the county... Read more
Top 5 Crockett & Jones... Derby's
A Derby, Gibson, or even Blutcher, if you are on the other side of the pond, is a shoe easily recognised by its facing tabs being stitched on top of the vamp... Read more
Celebrating British GQ's 25th Anniversay
Crockett & Jones are proud to be taking part in a month long celebration the 25th anniversary of British GQ... Read more.
The Origins of Shoe Styles
Terminology that is well recognised throughout the shoe trade and fashion world is often completely taken for granted... Read more
Cardigan 4 in Tan Antique Calf
Cardigan 4, a new AW13 style that will be featured in our advertising throughout the season.
Top 5 Crockett & Jones... Main Line Oxfords
An Oxford is a 5 eyelet lace up shoe with a under-layed quarters for a close fit. When fully fastened, only a small amount of the tongue should be seen at the top of the shoe... Read more
Crockett & Jones Ladies Autumn Winter 2013
Continuing the tradition of comfortable, low-heeled, easy to wear styles, Crockett & Jones introduce a striking new collection of Ladies footwear... Read more.
Crockett & Jones Mens Autumn Winter 2013
3 comprehensive Crockett & Jones Men’s footwear collections, comprising beautifully hand-made styles, just simply get better. For the Autumn/winter season, classic shapes have been updated and boast contemporary colours... Read more.
Courtenay in Dark Brown Antique Calf
Sometimes you just don't need words...
Top 5 Crockett & Jones... Boots
As you all well know, boots come in all shapes and sizes. Crockett & Jones currently has Balmoral, Chelsea, Derby, Chukka, Oxford, Monk or Buckle and Jodhpur Boots across the Hand Grade and Main Line Collections... Read more
Shoe Care - Genuine Shell Cordovan
Crockett & Jones has seen an increase in the popularity of all Genuine Shell Cordovan styles, to the point that many of our cordovan loving customers regularly ask us to develop new styles using the material... Read more
Crockett & Jones: the factory, the shoes, the people
We recently welcomed Simon Crompton from Permanent Style, a style blog/website that cuts through brands and inflated marketing budgets, and explains the value in investing in good tailoring and good shoes...Read more.
Crockett & Jones Hand Grade vs Main Line - It's all in Two Weeks
Hand Grade or Main Line? A tough but nice decision to have, both collections are made up of a combination of seasonal styles and core classics... Read more.
Crockett & Jones 2013 Summer Newsletter
2013 began with a very proud moment for everyone involved at Crockett & Jones. A visit from HRH The Prince of Wales got the year off to a great start. Here are some highlights from 2013 thus far... Read more.
Top 5 Crockett & Jones... Loafers
Originating from Norway and adopted by America, a Loafer's design and construction has followed a long and varied path over the past 90 years... Read more.
Crockett & Jones Pitti Uomo, June 2013
Twice a year, Crockett & Jones departs from its factory in Northampton and sets off to Florence, Italy for the showing of their new Spring/Summer or Autumn/Winter samples... Read more.
A Crockett & Jones Interview
An insightful interview into a genuine English shoe manufacturer written by Crockett & Jones for FashionBeans.com... Read more.
The Voice of Workmanship IV
Onto our final “Voice of Workmanship” interview and we have quite fittingly come to the very last stage of our manufacturing process, Passing. After some 200+ stages every single shoe undergoes... Read more.
Time for an Unlined Suede Chukka Boot
When people talk about handmade English shoes, they probably think of toe cap Oxford’s in black calf or full brogue Derby’s in tan scotch grain. However, our world is getting more casual by the year. Coloured suede’s and... Read more.
The Voice of Workmanship III
Crockett & Jones, is a growing business with two big hurdles to overcome, one of them is labour. Manufacturing English Goodyear welted shoes is a labour intensive process that if done properly will remain a labour intensive process... Read more.
Crockett & Jones expands its Parisian flagship
Crockett & Jones Paris has, once again, doubled the area of its flagship shop, 14 rue Chauveau Lagarde. The shop is now a masterpiece of Parisian retail proudly showcasing an extensive range of Crockett & Jones shoes... Read more.
NEW Driving Shoes from Crockett & Jones for Summer 2013
Following the success of the driving shoes from summer 2013, Crockett & Jones are pleased to offer further additions to the Mens and Ladies driving collections... Read more.
Crockett & Jones Spring Summer 2013 Collection London & New York
The new collection of styles for Spring/Summer 2013 will begin to arrive in the retail shops in the UK and New York during March and April. Here is a preview of the styles that you will find... Read more.
The Voice of Workmanship II
Crockett & Jones has been manufacturing fine English shoes since 1879, during those 133 years very talented and highly skilled employees have worked hard to produce the quality product we know today... Read more.
The Voice of Workmanship I
Today, Crockett & Jones has a workforce of more than 300 employees. Here is the first of five Interviews from the heart of Crockett & Jones... Read more.
HRH The Prince of Wales visits Crockett and Jones Factory
Crockett & Jones proudly welcomed a member of the Royal family through its doors for the first time since 1924... Read more.
HRH The Prince of Wales to visit Crockett & Jones
Crockett & Jones are delighted to announce that HRH The Prince of Wales will be visiting their Northampton factory on Tuesday 22nd January 2013 for a factory tour and to meet the staff... Read more.
Crockett & Jones Launches a New Mobile Website
We already have a large number of viewers from mobile devices and we only see this increasing over time. Now you have a mobile specific website to make things a little bit easier... Read more.
Handmade Shoes, In the Making Part 6
Part 6 brings us to the final department on our factory tour! The shoes have now ‘seamlessly’ flowed through 6 of the 7 departments and by now have undergone all construction processes. This is where the fine art begins... Read more.
Shoemakers Insight, Part 6
All Crockett & Jones shoes are made by using the traditional Goodyear Welted construction synonymous with handmade English shoes. This technique... Read more.
NEW Ladies Collection from Crockett & Jones
Crockett & Jones are world renowned for making some of the finest handmade English men’s shoes today. Unknown to many, the manufacture of ladies shoes... Read more.
Handmade Shoes In the Making, Part 5
Part 5 introduces the finishing room run by Steve. The shoes are now looking considerably like a handmade product, although there is still much to do to turn them into the works of art you see in our shops today... Read more.
Shoemakers Insight, Part 5
The loafer is now available in a multitude of variations: tassel loafer, penny loafer, driving shoes all of which can be found with a square or round toe. A shoe without laces is often wrongly misplaced as depicting an 'old-fashioned' image... Read more.
Crockett & Jones Autumn Winter 2012 Collection Paris
As ever, Crockett & Jones' Parisian additions differ slightly from London & New York. You will find a continuing theme of colour throughout our growing range... Read more.
Crockett & Jones NEW Facebook page
The focus of our Facebook page and Twitter account will not be one of heavy marketing or laborious imagery. It will reach out to customers who are genuinely interested in classic British products... Read more.
Crockett & Jones Autumn Winter 2012 Collection London & New York
Continuing to push boundaries this season with innovative, contemporary new styles, Crockett & Jones subtly introduce colour alongside high quality, practical materials for soles and uppers... Read more.
Handmade Shoes In the Making, Part 4
Part 4 introduces one room with two industrious departments; The Lasting and Making Departments. Within these departments you have an array of skilled operatives... Read more.
NEW SHOP. Crockett & Jones, Knightsbridge
Crockett & Jones has opened its 6th UK stand-alone shop at, 155 Brompton Road - Knightsbridge, London, SW3... Read more.
WELL, IF THEY ARE GOOD ENOUGH FOR JAMES BOND….
Northampton shoe maker, Crockett & Jones have supplied 4 styles to live up to James Bond’s expectations... Read more.
Shoemakers Insight, Part 4
Shoe polish protects the leather and maintains its appearance. It also helps to give a high shine finish increasing the durability and life of the shoes upper material... Read more.
Cranford 3: A New Chelsea Boot from Crockett & Jones
Cranford 3, made on the 360 last, is a sleek and stylish Chelsea Boot that comes with glove like fitting qualities that get better with time. Set apart from your everyday casual Chelsea Boot...
Atherstone: A Crockett & Jones Full Brogue
This smart oxford, with full perforation is more commonly known as a 'full brogue', but common it is not! Atherstone is a beautifully made English shoe and a must have in you collection... Read more.
Shoemakers Insight, Part 3
It is possible to shampoo suede with water and household soap, either to remove stains - depending on the nature of the stain - or to revive the brightness of the suede... Read more.
Courtenay Tan. A signature of our French Hand Grade line
This wholecut oxford, made from the finest calf leather, reflects the know-how and the expertise of the Crockett and Jones craftsmen and women...
Shoemakers Insight, Part 2
Crockett and Jones’ Main and Hand Grade Collections include styles for all occasions and situations. Subtly combining English tradition with modern form Crockett & Jones’ shoes today have successfully held onto their recognisable level of quality...
NEW Driving Shoes from Crockett & Jones for Summer 2012.
The Crockett & Jones driving shoe range new for 2012 offers you a selection of men’s and ladies styles, mainly in suede, these shoes provide you with an unrivalled feel and comfort in wear...
Shoemakers Insight, Part 1
It is a common misbelief that English made shoes are rigid and heavy, contrary to this misconception; Crockett & Jones have been manufacturing men’s shoes using the traditional Goodyear Welted construction for more than 130 years...
ARRAN, such a strong character.
The hardy ‘Arran’ derby boot combines rustic and robust materials to perfectly fit the pure adventurer style.
Crockett & Jones Spring Summer 2012 Collection Paris
From a derby shoe with lightweight rubber soles to a loafer made from antique calf or the low-cut derby boot to the two-tone oxford spectator: The new Spring-Summer 2012 range for Crockett & Jones Paris has something for everyone.
Crockett & Jones Spring Summer 2012 Collection London & New York
The new collection of styles for Spring/Summer 2012 will begin to arrive in our retail shops in the UK and New York from the beginning of March. Here is a preview of the styles that you will find...
The range of country shoes and boots that Crockett & Jones offers continues to expand… and now includes the ISLAY boot where rustic meets elegance.
New Crockett and Jones Website-Launched
The new Crockett & Jones website will provide you with a comprehensive insight into our Heritage, our timeless manufacturing processes, our current Collections and our Retail shops that can be found across London, Birmingham, Paris, New York and Brussels.
Autumn Winter 2011 Collection London & New York
You can preview all new styles on the new Crockett & Jones website, here you will get a taste of what you can find in store...
New Crockett & Jones Flagship Shop
On August 1st 2011 our new flagship was unveiled at 92 Jermyn Street in the West End of London... Click on the Image for more details.