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What shoes should I wear with a black dress?

There is a reason why classics are classics: it’s because they work, and they keep on working. The little black dress is one such example; it’s put in such hard sartorial graft it’s even earned its own abbreviation. The LBD is partywear made easy. Forget diamonds – the black dress is a girls’ true best friend. There’s nothing better than black for benevolently skimming your lumps and bumps. You just need to buy one, a good one, and the dress will take it from there. It’s your shoes, however, that... Read More

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Charles Clinkard team’s daring leap for charity

A huge congratulations to our brave staff from Charles Clinkard HQ who made a daring leap for charity this weekend! The 11,000ft tandem skydive was in aid of Butterwick Hospice, who provide invaluable respite care to – among many others – ten- year-old Manisha Hawkes, the stepdaughter of web dispatch operator Paul Hopper and his wife Shelley. Manisha was born with cerebral palsy and suffers from blindness, epilepsy and has to use a wheelchair, requiring 24-hour care. Manisha attends the Butterwick Hospice for respite care from Thursdays to Sundays every few weeks, taking... Read More

Random Acts Of Kindness Day 17/02/2017
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Random Act of Kindness Day at Charles Clinkard

Has someone surprised you with a random act of kindness? A day designed to include everyone, Random Act of Kindness Day is here to make us take time out of our busy schedules to think about others and help to make the world a happier place by doing something kind for someone else. It could be someone you know, or it could be for a complete stranger. And it doesn’t have to cost you anything. Here’s a few ideas to get you started: – Give someone a genuine compliment Tell your... Read More

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Win your perfect pair

Want to win your sole-mates? We’re giving you the chance to win whichever pair your heart desires. Whether it’s the perfect heels for a hot date, something comfy for a romantic stroll or snugly slippers for a cosy night in, choose any pair from our website and share them on social for the chance to make them yours. Perhaps you’ll pick a pair for your other half, your best friend, your little one, or yourself – it’s entirely up to you! Simply search online and share your pair. How to enter... Read More

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Swapping Heels for Heights: Charles Clinkard Charity Skydive

Adventurous members of Charles Clinkard’s Head Office team are set to take on an extreme charity challenge. Charles Clinkard staff members are preparing for a sponsored skydive in aid of Butterwick Hospice. Megan Ripley, Roger West, John Butterfield, Jonathan Ross, Jonathan Midgely, Joel Barnett, Chris Garbutt, Rhys Garbutt and Gary Todd make up the the head office team with a head for heights, who will take on the 10,000ft tandem leap from a plane on 19th February. It is the first of two challenges the team are participating in to raise... Read More

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Converse Hearts: Love in Every Pair

B MY VLNTNZ? Life online is a fast-moving, forever-evolving experience that doesn’t come with an instruction manual. Keeping up with everything from the latest apps, hottest hashtags and of-the-moment memes can be a headache, even if you’ve spent your life plugged into the internet. One minute you’re riding the crest of the zeitgeist, the next thing you know you’re embarrassing everyone with your cluelessness, like that time David Cameron thought that ‘lol’ meant ‘lots of love’. Lol. Converse, however, are totes up to date. If knowing your WhatsApp from your... Read More

French-Sole-Ballet-Pumps 02/02/2017

New Brand: French Sole

Introducing the belle of the ballet… The ballet flat has long been one of the hardest working pairs in our wardrobe, with the power to transform an outfit. The style lends a classic, everyday note to an otherwise racier outfit, but will dress up jeans and a simple t-shirt with similar panache.  We’ll wear them with pencil skirts in the office, then with denim and a Breton for the weekend. We don’t know what we’d do without them. Recently, we introduced a new brand of ballet flat to Charles Clinkard:... Read More

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Clinkard’s Colour Crush: Blush Pink

Pink, as Diana Vreeland declared in the early ‘60s, is the navy blue of India. The first month of the New Year has just flown by and it seems that in the blink of an eye we’ll be at cruising altitude for spring. But before we start breaking our floral dresses and open-toed sandals, let’s be sure not to miss out on the chance to enjoy these colder temps and all that comes with them. As Valentine’s Day lies just up ahead, let’s embrace a warmer hue, with a sensual... Read More

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Special Occasion Shoes and Matching Bags

When it comes to looking your best at this season’s most special occasions, it’s all in the details – aka your accessories. It’s the time of year when our calendars are beginning to fill up with weddings, parties and days at the races. Not to mention Valentine’s Day, which is just around the corner. Embellishment-heavy evening-wear can be a bit excessive for an all-day event, and sweating your way through an afternoon in a heavy ballgown is never a good look. Nevertheless, this is a special occasion, so let’s celebrate!... Read More

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Top Picks from the Charles Clinkard January Sale

Sound the sale klaxon: it’s *Final Reductions* in our January sale! Our shoe sale is well underway and bargain buys are up for grabs with up to 50% off sale footwear.  You’ll have to be quick, as stock is selling out fast and our prices are now as low as they’ll go! January is the perfect time to stock up on your shoe staples – think new shoes for work, everyday ankle boots or the perfect pair for that special occasion. Of course, it’s not a saving if you buy... Read More

Mens-boots 23/01/2017

The complete men’s boots buying guide

Choosing a new pair of boots can be almost as difficult as naming your first born. Colour, style, price and trendiness all compete for primacy. Add to that list versatility, longevity, warm when cold and cool when warm, and you have a perfect storm of boot-buying. Where do you even start? The good news is you don’t need to be an expert to know what to look for. A pair of boots should boast ample traction, provide plenty of support and allow you to look great, even when the weather... Read More

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Teddy the Terrier

Meet Teddy, the tiny pooch with a huge personality! Teddy became a beloved member of Marketing Co-ordinator Larah’s family last year and has always been a huge hit with the team at Clinkards, and now this petite pooch is winning the hearts of people all over the region after he was named Living North’s Dog of the Year! The one-year-old Yorkshire Terrier’s preferred pastime is barking at the postman, his neighbours and anyone else who dares pass by. The feisty pup also loves playing on the beach, especially if he can... Read More