Hotter Shoes in Skelmersdale make unique Royal shoe
BRITAIN’S biggest shoe maker, Hotter Comfort Concept has launched a limited edition, ‘Royal Shoe’ to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
A total of 1,400 pairs of the ‘Royal Shoe’ will be made in Hotter’s Skelmersdale factory, each pair crammed with luxurious ‘Comfort Concept’ features, including soft leather uppers, smooth internal seems and shock absorbing soles.
The Royal couple are set to exhange vows at Westminster Abbey on Friday, April 29.
Royalty and heads of state from across the globe will be invited to the service. The big day has been declared a national holiday with tens of thousands of peope across the country expected to hold parties to celebrate.
Designers at Hotter have given their best selling ladies loafer ‘Etna’ a patriotic makeover with a red, white and blue nautical colour palette, embossed Union Jack flag on the tongue and a spare pair of decorative Union Jack insoles. The shoes come complete with a themed keepsake shoe box and are available in sizes three to nine with some half sizes and extra wide.
Product Designer at Hotter Paul Sayers said: “This is a great opportunity to celebrate a very British occasion.
“We wanted to create something completely unique for our customers and every pair of our Royal Shoes comes with a certificate of authentication.
“We’ve taken all of the great comfort qualities that make our shoes so fabulous to wear and mixed them with a vibrant representation of our country’s colours to produce a stylish, comfortable and very patriotic British made shoe.”
The limited edition Royal Shoe will go on sale for £65 next month.
The company as a whole makes 1.3m pairs of shoes in its Pimbo factory every year.