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The Importance Of A Well Fitting Pair Of Slippers

The Importance Of A Well Fitting Pair Of Slippers Slippers are often viewed as being a safe gift to buy someone when you can’t think of what else to buy them. However, slippers are actually a safe gift in more than one was as a well-fitting pair of slippers can help to prevent falls, especially among the elderly. Becoming more prone to falling happens naturally as we age due to weakening eyesight and balance problems. According to the NHS, about least one in three adults over the age of 65... Read More


In Store 2017

In Store 2017  This year in our stores…  “A Knight’s Trail In Lincoln” To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Battle of Lincoln and the Charter of the Forrest, 36 painted Knights created a trial across the city during the summer. Local businesses were invited to paint their own mini knight to display in store. Em and the team at Lincoln sent us a photograph of their Knight, complete with shoe themed armour. As he would be living in the store window, the team decided to name their knight Trev in honour... Read More


In Store This December

In Store This December  Find out all the latest news and events that have been happening throughout our stores this month. “Christmas Jumper Day”  On Friday the 15th of December, all of our store teams wore a Christmas Jumper to work to raise money for Save The Children. You can learn more about the work that Save The Children do by visiting their website, here.   “Elf On The Shelf At Warwick”  If you visited our Warwick store this month then you might have noticed their little Elf On The... Read More

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How To Make Your High Heels More Comfortable To Walk In

How To Make Your High Heels More Comfortable To Walk In   A pair of heels can make the perfect addition to a party outfit, but spending a few hours in them can be difficult if you find them uncomfortable. You can always ditch the heels and opt for your favourite pair of flats — there’s no shame in that. But, if you’ve already chosen your outfit and have your heart set on wearing a pair of heels to complement it, don’t worry, because we have plenty of tips that... Read More


In Store This November

In Store This November  Find out all the latest news and events that have been happening throughout our stores this month. “Autism Awareness Training At Wetherby and Darlington”  This month our teams at Darlington and Wetherby have completed an autism awareness course with the charity Daisy Chain. The course is being completed by all of our store teams and if you would like to make a fitting appointment and discuss any requirements you may have, such as dimmed lights or no store music, please call your local store directly: www.charlesclinkard.co.uk/map  ... Read More


Brand Focus: TOMS

Brand Focus: TOMS Kids TOMS was founded in 2006 by Blake Mycoskie after he visited Argentina and saw that the children there had no shoes to protect their feet. He wanted to help and that’s why he created TOMS or ‘Tomorrow’s Shoes’ a business that, for every pair of shoes it sold, would give another pair to a child in need. This business model gave birth to the companies slogan ‘One for One™’. It wasn’t long before TOMS realised that they could apply their ‘One for One’ model to help... Read More


How To Build The Perfect Snowman

Christmas has arrived at Charles Clinkard now that the Arctic winds have brought with them a flurry of fresh white, fluffy snow! Looking like a scene from a Christmas card, our Head Office has been given a white makeover, and we can’t wait to get outside and revel in it!! Here’s our effortless guide to making the PERFECT snowman… STEP ONE: ROLL THREE LARGE CIRCULAR SNOWBALLS, ONE LARGER THAN THE OTHER TWO. STEP TWO: LAYER ONE ON TOP OF THE OTHER, THE LARGEST AT THE BOTTOM (OR IF YOU WANT YOUR SNOWMAN... Read More


Christmas Events Near Your Local Store

Find Out What Christmas Events Are Taking Place Near Your Local Charles Clinkard Store… Bristol Christmas lights switched on at the Mall Cribbs Causeway by The Vamps. Plus Ice skating and magical castle – Thursday 16th November at 6pm (tickets required) Coca-Cola Christmas Truck visiting – Sunday 18th Novemeber from 11am until 7pm.   Buckingham Christmas lights switched on – November 26th at 6pm. Christmas Parade – Saturday 9th December at 10:45am.   Darlington Christmas lights switched on and start of Christmas Markets – 23rd November at 5pm.   Glasgow... Read More


Take Your Style To New Heights

Take Your Style To New Heights The leaves have fallen, the clocks have gone back, bonfire night and Halloween are over, Christmas has yet to begin, the ground is wet and the air is freezing. Why would anyone want to go outside right now!? The only good reason we can think of here at Clinkard’s HQ is that if you don’t venture out then nobody will see your beautiful new long boots… Peter Kaiser Cessil If you’re looking for some classical elegance then look no further than the Peter Kaiser Cessil.... Read More

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Secure Style

Secure Style Keep your style secrets safe this season with our fabulous range of metal buckles and zip trims… Pictured top to bottom: Gabor Shiraz,  Pikolinos Innsbruck, Hispanitas Mary Make a bold style statement with the Gabor Lush, a beautiful pair of boots adorned with over-sized buckle trims for intrigue. Zips are often seen as nothing more than a practical time-saver but as the Caprice Amelia demonstrates they can also add to a boots aesthetic appeal. The Pikolinos Viena are a fabulous combination of style and comfort that promise to become a valued addition... Read More


Our Top Shoes For Trick Or Treating

Our Top Shoes For Trick Or Treating ‘Shoes are often overlooked when it comes to picking a fantastic Halloween outfit!  So, to help you out, we’ve collected together our top shoes to wear while trick or treating, shoes that not only look great but also remain highly comfortable throughout wear.‘  Bata Amalfi Girls Trianers Bata have reinvented the classic high top basketball trainer- the Amalfi girl’s infant high cut trainers are a collision of star prints, glitter soles, rhinestone studs and patent accents. Their durable synthetic uppers are layered on top of grip inducing... Read More