Nothing finishes off a classic layered Autumn look like a quality boot made in England, and there’s surely no better place to buy and enjoy your boots than Northamptonshire. With classic rolling English countryside and quality shoe and boot makers aplenty, here are 3 great boot buying and walking combinations to enjoy this Autumn.
In yet another boost to the reinvigorated shoe industry in Northamptonshire, Dr Martens has announced that they will double production at their factory in Wollaston as part of a £2m investment.
NPS Shoes has opened its first retail store in London, joining Northampton’s finest brands including Cheaney, Dr Martens and Grenson in London’s creative East End.
Whilst we regularly bring news of factory shops, discounts, and factory tours, it’s easy to forget that the shoe industry in Northampton is underpinned by forward-thinking business leaders who are helping to maintain the world-leading status of Northampton’s shoemaking industry.
As well as being the home to some of the best footwear brands in the world, Northampton is also the birthplace of legendary Goth-rockers Bauhaus, and so we thought we’d celebrate stylish Gothic footwear, proudly made in Northampton.
Autumn has arrived and it’s time to layer up and get those boots on. Here’s our quick guide to the 5 types of boots you need to consider for this leaf-crunching, conker-bashing time of year, and the factory shops where you can grab some genuine bargains.