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These Boots Are Made For Walking

These Boots Are Made For Walking

If you look closely at our logo, you’ll see the term ‘bootmaker’. You will also see a unicorn, but that’s neither here nor there. Rugged boots and shoes form the foundations of who we are as a company, and our history as a countrywear specialist […]

Loafers: A Brief History

Loafers: A Brief History

The loafer’s origin story is one of necessity, cultural identity, and fish. I should have known better than to try and tell the definitive history for this hugely popular style. The older and more popular something gets, the more muddy the origins; not only through […]

Father’s Day gift ideas

Father’s Day gift ideas

With June 19th creeping up on us, what do you get for the man that already has everything, including the greatest children? We’ve put together a definitive list of quality gift ideas to ensure that the main man is looked after on what he probably […]

Origins of a Spectator Shoe

Origins of a Spectator Shoe

A walk through time Spectators, otherwise known as ‘correspondents’, ‘two-tones’ or ‘really nice shoes’, are an eye-catching and vibrant style favoured by vintage lovers and contemporary fashionistas alike. Typically made using two or more contrasting colours, they rarely go unnoticed, and the history of these […]

CLASSIC KICKS – A GUIDE TO DERBY SHOES

CLASSIC KICKS – A GUIDE TO DERBY SHOES

Derby shoes can be seen everywhere and are an inclusion in the vast majority of people’s shoe collections, spanning across all formalities. Understanding the benefits of this particular style is of utmost importance for anyone looking to build a solid foundation of footwear. At Cheaney, […]

How to lace shoes

How to lace shoes

Learning to tie our shoes as children was a rite of passage: you threw away childish things and graduated to a world of opportunity as a ‘grown up’. That was the first day of the rest of your life. Then, in a cruel twist of […]

How to wear brogues

How to wear brogues

A good pair of brogues is one of the most versatile styles available and can work across various formalities; understanding the nuances that can be found within this classic style will give you confidence in wearing them with an array of outfits. What are brogues? […]