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Ara | The Factory Tour

Ara – “Our Day, Our Shoe” Click here for our Ara SS17 collection Founded in 1949, for six decades Ara has been renowned for producing a huge variety of high quality shoes with attractive designs and, most importantly, the perfect fit. Over 4000 employees contribute to the design and production of Ara footwear, which is now shipped to over 70 countries worldwide. Our assistant buyer, Lucy, documented her trip to the company’s factory and warehouse in Germany. Each shoe is created by a highly technical production process which requires intensive, expert hand-crafting and up... Read More

New Year's Resolution Guide 30/12/2016

The Shoon Guide to Getting Active this New Year

It’s that time of year when most of us have over-indulged in the “festive spirit”, regretting finishing that tub of Roses whilst we wrestle with our favourite jeans and vowing to get fit as we struggle with that pesky final shirt button. Last year over a third of us set a New Year’s goal to either lose weight or get active but, by the end of January, nearly half of us had already given up! Sound familiar? Here at Shoon we have put together this guide to getting fit (and... Read More


The Shoon Guide to Shopping the Christmas Sales

With a belly full of turkey, a slightly hazy head after one too many glasses of bubbly and the weather looking more soggy than snowy, we understand the temptation to stay snuggled up inside this Christmas holiday. But now is the best time to put down the T.V. remote, head to the High Street and shop the massive sales. Here at Shoon, we have put together this list of tips to ensure your trip to town is as stress (and guilt!) free as possible. So go on, be brave! Preparations... Read More


Very Berry Trend

Step away from the bland browns and embrace this season’s top trend; beautiful berry. Whether it be adding a small pop of purple to your office outfit with our lovely loafers or turning heads this party season in marvellous mulberry snake print, here at Shoon there is a beautiful berry style to suit every foot. Take a look at out top picks below or shop the entire collection here and work that wine this winter!           Shop our entire collection here.


Leamington Spa | Opening

Behind the scenes of the opening of our new store in Leamington Spa! Be sure to come find us at number 20, The Parade! For more info, including store opening times and contact details, visit this page.


Bristol | Opening

Behind the scenes of the opening of our new store in Bristol! Be sure to come find us at number 72, Broadmead! For more info, including store opening times and contact details, visit this page.


St Albans | Opening

Behind the scenes of the opening of our new store in St Albans! Be sure to come find us at Unit 46 in The Maltings Centre! For more information, including store opening times and contact details, visit this page.


Pikolinos | The Factory Tour

Pikolinos – shoes with a lot of personality Click here for our AW16 Collection Founded in 1984, by current president Juan Perán, each shoe that leaves the Pikolinos factory is unique. Over 500 dedicated workmen apply their experience and expertise into the craftsmanship that seals in each shoe’s personality. One of our Buyers, Suzi, documented her trip to these headquarters in Elche, Spain. In 1996, the company moved to this new office and factory simply because they needed more space! It is located within the Elche Parque Empresarial (Elche Business Park)... Read More