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  • THE STITCHDOWN CONSTRUCTION METHOD

    Stitchdown construction is a variation of the Goodyear Welted construction method, however there is one main difference. Unlike the Goodyear welt method where the upper leather turns inwards towards the insole, in the Stitchdown method the upper leather turns outwards and is stitched directly to the mid-sole. View Post
  • OUR LAST SHAPES EXPLAINED

    A last is a three-dimensional form used within footwear manufacturing to determine size, width and fit. Reference our guide to understand the varying fits of NPS Solovair footwear. View Post
  • SOLOVAIR X MARGARET HOWELL

    Solovair produces exclusive designs for British contemporary designer Margaret Howell who shares a passion for enduring quality. Continue reading to learn more about the Solovair X Margaret Howell collaboration. View Post
  • COBBLER NEXT DOOR, TOKYO

    Cobbler Next Door is Tokyo's number one shopping destination for Solovair footwear and sole repairs. Learn more about the British-inspired store and owners. View Post
  • SOLOVAIR X VEGETARIAN SHOES

    Solovair has collaborated with award-winning Vegetarian Shoes to offer quality vegan-friendly footwear with Airseal cushioned soles to 'cruelty-free conscious' customers across the globe. View Post
  • THE GOODYEAR WELTED METHOD

    Footwear at NPS and Solovair utilises the Goodyear welted construction method. In our blog post, we've demystified the shoe making method and listed its key advantages. View Post
  • SOLOVAIR ASTRONAUT BOOT VS DERBY BOOT

    Astronaut vs the Derby boot - what's the difference? We've compared the two popular styles to help decipher your ideal choice. View Post
  • SOLOVAIR X FRED PERRY X GEORGE COX

    NPS Shoes proudly handcrafted the Fred Perry X George Cox Monkey Boot, which formed part of a sub-culture inspired series with designs by Nicholas Daley. View Post

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