Loake is family business making fine, handmade shoes since 1880. Each pair of Loake shoes and brogues takes eight weeks to make, continuing with shoe-making traditions and methods that originate over 300 years ago.
Loake shoes are handmade using great quality, natural materials. The leather used is of the best quality from within Europe. The climate in Europe is best for breeding the best cattle, and therefore the best hides and skins for shoemaking.
So much attention to detail goes into creating a good pair of Loake shoes. In fact, there are around 200 operations in making a pair of Loakes. So those doing their job are dependent on those doing a previous operation with utmost accuracy.
It's all done by eye with no guides on machinery, which just shows the enormous skill of the craftsmen, who have great pride in the shoes they create.
Loake is a family business, now into its 4th and 5th generations who continue the family legacy, making the most handsome, durable and comfortable shoes they can.
Browse our full range of Loake shoes and brogues below and when you do make a purchase, you can be sure that you are buying quality footwear that will last you a lifetime.