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Happy Christmas

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our friends Our Christmas and New Year Sale starts today. We have a bigger selection than ever of sale shoes. Download our catalogue at FC Advertisements

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One day only pre-Christmas Sale … Sale

Just for today, 5th December, to celebrate the switching on of the Jermyn Street lights we are having a sale. All of our shoes, including models that don’t normally go into our sale will be available at a 20% discount. … Continue reading

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Our new ready to wear shoes with added ‘fading’

We have just launched a new range of ready-to-wear shoes on our new lasts inspired by Terry Moore. These are the first rtw shoes that we have offered with our signature fading, which reproduces the effects of sunlight and age that … Continue reading

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Live on Styleforum

We’ve been live on Styleforum at for just over a month now and have had nearly 20,000 visitors. Please have a look at our thread we’re really pleased with it.

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From A&R man to Shoeman

Justin Fitzpatrick, The Shoe Snob super-blogger, has travelled a long way from music executive to shoe maker. Seattle born and bred, Justin attended the University of Washington where he studied Entrepreneurship, with the intention of going into the music business. … Continue reading

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Caroline Groves, Couture shoe and bag maker, or artist?

Florica by Caroline Groves Caroline Groves is a remarkable woman. She creates some of the most interesting and beautiful women’s shoes and bags to be found anywhere in the world and, at the same time, is profoundly knowledgeable about leathers, … Continue reading

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Foster & Son – Richard Edgecliffe-Johnson

Richard Edgecliffe-Johnson: What is your background and what brought you to Fosters? I started my career in a small branch of Barclays Bank, literally adding up the figures by hand, making the tea and stoking the coal fired boiler, and … Continue reading

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