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Northampton Sneaker Co.

November 24, 2015

New to the market are Northampton Sneaker Company which launched via Kickerstarter this summer. Taking on the big sports brands, Northampton Sneaker Co has introduced NSC1 which combines modern street-style and comfort of athletic footwear with the quality of classic British shoe-making in our factory NPS Shoes in Wollaston.



NPS Shoes X Clarks Desert Boot

August 13, 2015

The Independent ran a feature of nine of the best English-made men’s shoes and in their selection they included the Desert Boot we produced for Clarks. As the last remaining private-label footwear manufacturer in the UK, NPS Shoes was the logical choice for Clarks to collaborate with to manufacture a limited edition Desert Boot to […]


New Union Jack BRITGRIP sole

June 30, 2015

The AW16 collection for Iain TRiCKETT features a new and exclusive BRITGRIP sole with a Union Jack patternation. At the time of launch for the TRiCKETT website, it’s the first pair in the world we know of with this type of sole. These shoes are available exclusively on the TRiCKETT website found here. McGrath Navy […]


YMC Spring/Summer 2016 Menswear

June 16, 2015

At LCM, YMC remain the masters of minimalism. The models looked like they’d walked off a L.S. Lowry Matchstick Man painting. The collection was very well received by the press with Wonderlannd Magazine hailing YMC a brand for “the cool casual man, who wants precision, not fuss”. Shoes (not the sandals) made by NPS Shoes.  […]


TRiCKETT – England

June 4, 2015

Iain Trickett of his self-named shop, TRiCKETT, is an instantly likable fellow with an infectious passion for fashion and design. By his own admission, his shop is a collection of the things he loves, of which clothing and sportswear are at the heart. Iain identifies 1996, the season when Les Ferdinand started to play for […]


Madonna’s backing dancers wear Gripfast – February 2015

February 19, 2015

One of the English brands NPS Shoes produces is Gripfast which just received some great press as Madonna’s stage dancers are wearing 20-eyelet black Gripfast boots in her latest single ‘Living for Love’. She previewed her single at the 57th Grammy’s on 11th February, 2015, shown in the video below.


Edmund Ooi Autumn/Winter 2015 – January 2015

January 27, 2015

Edmund Ooi is a Malaysian-born menswear designer based in Belgium. After having obtained a degree in marketing, fashion design and tailoring in Malaysia, he won the ‘Most Promising Designer Award’ and ‘Best Avant-garde Designer’ during Malaysia International Fashion Award (MIFA) – as the youngest laureate ever – for his first collection, which he made at […]


Jigsaw and William Morris Collaboration – October 2014

October 27, 2014

We can proudly reveal that we recently worked on an exciting collaboration between Jigsaw and William Morris Gallery to design two pairs of brogues with distinctive, printed soles in the famous Brother Rabbit print. Jigsaw sent the charming Chloe to cover their creation and her field notes can be found on their blog.


London Edge – September 2014

September 8, 2014

We’re exhibiting at London Edge once again today and tomorrow (8th – 9th). Visit us at Stand S5 in the Business Design Centre, London, N1 0QH, to see our latest collection of men’s and women’s styles as well as some of our classics. Visit the London Edge website or Twitter page for more information.


Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership

April 4, 2014
Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership

In April 2014, NPS Shoes Ltd was kindly awarded a grant by Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership, in association with Northamptonshire County Council, to help support our business growth. NPS Shoes has used this grant to procure new machinery as well as recruit new employees and subsequently train them in art of shoemaking and thus becoming a […]