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Loafers 21/10/2022

Autumn’s Number One Trend? Loafers..

Loafers, the quintessential British wardrobe statement, are back on trend. This Autumn we have seen so many fresh and inspiring variations of the classic ladies loafer. The classic shoe has undergone transformations in the forms of chunkier sole units, chain embellishments and bold colours.

childrens school shoes 22/07/2022

Back To School Shoes

I know what many of you are thinking- a stressful day. Stress? We've made the process seamless thanks to our new appointment booking system. We have been fitting children's shoes now for over 100 years and are constantly trying to make improvements to ensure that we provide children and their parents with the best possible service.

Holiday Shoe Mode 24/06/2022

Holiday Shoe Guide

The Summer Holidays are finally almost upon us! There is nothing better than jetting off or finding a perfect staycation. Wherever your summer holidays take you, you need the right shoes for the occasion!


Cheaney & Sons… The Best of British

I recently had the fantastic opportunity to have a tour of the Joseph Cheaney factory in Northamptonshire. As I drove away, I was shocked and in awe of the intricate process that I had witnessed.

Birkenstock Arizona 12/05/2022

The Birkenstock Guide

Birkenstock is back and is here to stay. Everyone needs a pair of Birkenstocks this summer so we thought it was right to guide you towards your best suiting pair.


Spring Trainers

The trainer trend is set to stay. From suits to gym-wear, we find ourselves in trainers 24/7. As you start to look for trainers for the Spring, I wanted to share the different trends I have seen at international trade fairs for this season. We have tried to bring each of these trends to Watkinsons! We hope that you enjoy and come and see us for our entire collection. We have trainers in store for men, ladies and children. 1- The Platform Trainer Platforms have dominated the market for the... Read More



Watkinsons has a really exciting old stock School Shoe sale! We have some amazing school shoes for a great price, assuring both quality and comfort. Watkinsons stands with Ukraine and wants to support in every way possible. Watkinsons will donate £5.00 for every pair of sale children’s shoes sold from the 15th March to the 15th April 2022. This will not include full price items and is based on sale items only.


Staying in this January?

Us too.. and we have some of the best slippers to make this Winter cosy. Our Slipper Edit features brands such as Shepherd, Haflinger, Birkenstock, Drapers, Nordika, Church’s, Josef Seibel and many more. We have slippers for men, ladies and children. Shepherd Shepherd slippers are one of the leading slipper brands for men and ladies. Shepherd of Sweden, established in Stockholm in 1982, make all their products from natural sheepskins. Shepherd combine traditional craftsmanship and a modern Scandinavian design to create beautiful slippers for all year round wear. Haflinger If... Read More