Inside Loake


In the fourth of our series My Loake Life, we talk to Kevin Thomas, Quality Control Manager at our factory in Kettering. Kevin has worked with us for 25 years, having... [...]

We are Loake

ANDREW LOAKE SPENDS FIVE MINUTES WITH…  It’s something of a cliché to say that a business is defined by its people – and, although I have a dislike of clichés, they usually... [...]

We Are Loake

For a little while now at Loake we have talked about the extended Loake ‘family’, a phrase first prompted by the wonderful interaction we receive on our Facebook page. To be... [...]

Loake are proud to be in collaboration with luxury menswear brand Duchamp London, Arsenal football club’s Official formalwear partner. Loake shoes have been supplied to Duchamp as part of the official... [...]

My Loake Life:
Oliver McCann

In the fourth of our series My Loake Life, we talk to Oliver McCann, Footwear Designer and Pattern Cutter based at our factory in Kettering. Oliver joined us about two years... [...]

My Loake Life: Andy Tite

In the third of our series My Loake Life, we talk to Andy Tite, the Leather Buyer based at our factory in Kettering. Andy has spent his whole working life in... [...]

The Best Repair

One of the benefits of Goodyear Welted footwear is that the shoes can be resoled. At Loake we believe that the best shoe repair is done by the people who made... [...]

My Loake Life: Brendon Drage-Dawes

Meet Brendon Drage-Dawes, the Manager of our factory in Kettering, Northamptonshire. Brendon is a highly-experienced and very valuable member of our management team. He has worked in the shoemaking trade for... [...]