At the Brogue Trader T/A as Loake Shoemakers in Oxford we understand that for a true Gentlemen, a well fitting, long lasting shoe goes without saying. It’s like a mark of refinement and a statement of personal pride in ones appearance, a handmade welted shoe goes beyond mere items of apparel, they are the creation of a master craftsman, expressing the social standing of the wearer whilst simultaneously providing the delicate structure of the feet with optimum protection from the stress and strain of every-day life.
Hand-made shoes are also a work of art in leather, designed for the distinctive feet of the individual taste of the fashion-conscious gentleman. That is why we at the Brogue Trader only stock the very best shoes available to the modern man from a British Historic brand such as Loake Shoemakers, We also stock complementing accessories such as gloves and other fine leather goods and umbrellas..
However we don’t just understand the importance of well made shoes and the provence surrounding the heritage of the brands we represent, but also the back bone of what retailing is all about and that is clearly that the customer is king. Once inside the elegant and comfortable surroundings of our hub, based within the Morgan Quarter in the heart of the Welsh capital, you will be welcomed by the aroma of the fine British handmade leather goods and the shine from the oak clad wall panelling, whilst relaxing and enjoying a traditional coffee as you browse.
In closing and in essence, The Brogue Trader is a family business where family values count, to us, supplying the very highest of customer care is absolutely paramount. Every person within the Macnamara family has been integral in making The Brogue Trader exist, from inception and the idea stage right through to the doors opening, three generations of the family have played their part.