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PRIYANKA CHOPRA JONAS WEARING SOLOVAIR FOR ELLE MAGAZINE

PRIYANKA CHOPRA JONAS WEARING SOLOVAIR FOR ELLE MAGAZINE

When Elle Magazine invited us to provide footwear for their March 2021 cover star, we obviously jumped at the opportunity. The beautiful Priyanka Chopra Jonas wearing our Solovair Classic 6...

SUSTAINABILITY

SUSTAINABILITY

At NPS Solovair we are passionate about sustainability. We want to ensure that the needs of today do not have an impact on future generations.

With 90% of our manufacturing...

SOLOVAIR ASTRONAUT BOOTS

SOLOVAIR ASTRONAUT BOOTS

Why are they called Hawkins Astronaut boots? Learn about the historical factory and group of men which inspired Solovair's 100% British made Astronaut variation.
NPS SHOES NORTHAMPTON STORE

NPS SHOES NORTHAMPTON STORE

In the heart of Northampton’s Cultural Quarter is NPS Shoes store located opposite the Royal & Derngate Theatre, and within The Wine Connection at 11 Derngate. Enjoy NPS and Solovair...
WELL DRESSED DAD

WELL DRESSED DAD

Crowned as one of the 20 most stylish men on Instagram, Norwegian style blogger Nick Johannessen shares his findings on NPS Shoes' history and interest in Solovair.
COBBLER NEXT DOOR, TOKYO

COBBLER NEXT DOOR, TOKYO

Cobbler Next Door is Tokyo's number one shopping destination for Solovair footwear and sole repairs. Learn more about the British-inspired store and owners.
OUR LAST SHAPES EXPLAINED

OUR LAST SHAPES EXPLAINED

A last is a three-dimensional form used within footwear manufacturing to determine size, width and fit. Reference our guide to understand the varying fits of NPS Solovair footwear.

THE STITCHDOWN CONSTRUCTION METHOD

THE STITCHDOWN CONSTRUCTION METHOD

Stitchdown construction is a variation of the Goodyear Welted construction method, however there is one main difference. Unlike the Goodyear welt method where the upper leather turns inwards towards the...
SOLOVAIR ASTRONAUT BOOT VS DERBY BOOT

SOLOVAIR ASTRONAUT BOOT VS DERBY BOOT

Astronaut vs the Derby boot - what's the difference? We've compared the two popular styles to help decipher your ideal choice.
SOLOVAIR X JULIEN DAVID IN VOGUE PARIS

SOLOVAIR X JULIEN DAVID IN VOGUE PARIS

Solovair teamed up with fashion designer Julien David to create on-trend utility-inspired styles for the Autumn-Winter 2017 season.
SOLOVAIR - FIT FOR A ROCKSTAR

SOLOVAIR - FIT FOR A ROCKSTAR

GQ magazine interviewed Serge Pizzorno from music band Kasabian to reveal his favourite styling pieces. Read more to find out which Solovair style ranks high in his list.
BOOTS FOR LIFE

BOOTS FOR LIFE

With the correct care combined with the benefits of Goodyear welding, NPS Solovair footwear can last many years. Here's Jason's story of his Solovair boots which have lasted over 18 years!