Grove Desert Shoe - Sand Janus Calf Suede

Sand Janus Calf Suede

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Quality Takes Time. Please note our current Stitchdown Collection made-to-order lead time is 12-15 weeks

  • Sand Janus calf suede upper from CF Stead
  • Desert derby style
  • Durable, lightweight natural crepe sole
  • Number 10 Stitchdown sole process
  • 4 eyelet lacing
  • Leather lined footbed
  • Premium laces
  • Unisex sizing
  • Handmade in Northampton, England

Our Stitchdown Collection is masterfully crafted in England by hand - From start to finish. The Grove Desert Shoe is a four-eyelet design with derby lace-up construction and a natural crepe which is extremely hardwearing and also lightweight and very comfortable. The upper is made from English tanned Janus calf suede from the world famous Charles F Stead tannery in Leeds, UK. Janus calf suede displays an unrivalled soft, premium nap whilst still retaining high levels of durability. Internally, the shoe is unlined as the suede upper is moss backed which increases wearer comfort. The footbed is traditionally half-lined with natural leather and a soft, cushioned heel pad. The Grove Desert Shoe goes through several complex and skilled processes before completion and none more important than the stitchdown welting stage. This process uses a Number 10 sole stitcher - an integral machine used in making traditional Northampton shoes and boots. Furthermore, this provides the bold stitching used to secure the natural crepe sole and the technique also ensures the shoes are strong and flexible.

 

Thought to be one of the best if not the best quality suedes available. This is mainly due to Janus calf suede originating from some of the very best raw material in the world. The hides benefit from a secret combination of ingredients used in the subsequent tanning processes - all carried out by C F Stead in Leeds, England. The end product has a soft, luxurious look and feel, whilst offering reassuring strength and durability. Janus suede may feel delicate to the touch but it contains strong fibres that make it tough, flexible and resilient.

SHIPPING & DELIVERY TIME

UK & REST OF THE WORLD SHIPPING

- Worldwide Footwear Orders - INCLUDED IN PRICE

UK Care Product & Accessory orders up to £150 - £15

- Rest Of The World Care Product & Accessory orders up to £150 - £30-£35

WORLDWIDE DELIVERY TIME 

- All Footwear orders excluding Stitchdown Collection - 9-12 weeks

- Stitchdown Collection Orders - 12-15 weeks

- Gift Vouchers, Care Product & Accessory orders - up to 2 weeks

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Orders within Europe: Prices shown include VAT. All final purchase prices include delivery duty paid (DDP).

Orders Outside of Europe: Prices shown are now automatically exclusive of VAT. Customers are liable for any local duties incurred at the shipping destination. If unsure, please check with your local customs office before placing an order.

To maintain and protect your Crown Northampton Shoes we offer a selection of cleaning and weather proofing product alongside polishes and shoe trees. See below for style specific care products. To view care guides click here

MADE IN ENGLAND DESERT BOOTS AND DERBYS - NEW STITCHDOWN COLLECTION LOOKBOOK
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The four main shoemaking stages once an order is placed...

Clicking

The ‘clicking’ or cutting process as it is also known is the very start of your shoes being made, the leather is cut into the shapes that make up your silhouette either by hand or on a press.

Closing

Once all the components of the shoe are cut they go through several processes that are essential to the construction then they are sewn together to make the upper.

Lasting

A last is a template form that is unique to each shoe size and style, the upper is pulled onto the last to give it the final shape of the shoe ready for a sole to be fitted. Once the sole is fitted the shoe will have it’s complete form.

Shoe Rooming

The final stage of the factory process your shoes go through the hands of our quality checkers and the finish is applied to the leather or suede to finish the shoe and ensure it looks it’s absolute best.