The art of the craft

A standard pair of Loake Goodyear Welted shoes is crafted by approximately 130 talented craftsmen. Up to 75 components and 200 different operations are involved to achieve this, and the process takes an average of 8 weeks.

When it comes to wedding day attire, grooms have stepped up their style stakes in recent years and a pair of standout wedding shoes are now the finishing touch to an outfit. Whether you’re the groom, the best man or one of the happy couple’s special guests, at Loake we can help you say ‘I do to the shoe’ that will see you through the whole day, from standing at the alter to hitting the dance floor!
Patent and Bow oxford shoes can be worn for formal wear and especially for weddings, being a good choice for an elegant and sophisticated groom.
"Elegance is the only beauty that does not wither."

Parliament are a pair of shoes with an integral cut (one-cut), made of a single piece of calfskin, selected by hand, joined by a single discreet seam.

With a perfectly proportioned outfit, this Oxford has a finely shaped, elongated profile and a narrow waist at the back, refined and elegant.


An authentic English brand, famous for the quality of its products, Loake Shoemakers received in 2007 the distinction of the Royal House of Great Britain.


Shoes with history

Loake Shoemakers still operates from the factory on Wood Street, Kettering, which opened in 1894.

Since production began, Loake has manufactured more than 50 million pairs of shoes.


Andrew Loake

"My family has been producing traditional English shoes for longer than anyone can remember. My great-grandfather, John, opened the first Loake factory with his brothers, Thomas and William in 1880. Today, 5 generations and 130 years more Later, the association between Loake and quality, handmade shoes still persists. "


The Loake Shoemakers brand officially becomes present on the market in the Balkans through the Loake Distribution team. Formed in Romania, it has exclusive distribution of Loake products in Romania and in 11 other countries in the territory. 


The Balkan Division launches the platform, through which online orders from several countries can be placed. In the online store are available products such as: shoes, bags, belts, wallets and care products.