Church's Shoes was established in 1873. They offer a range of shoes, incorporating quality and classic English styling for both men and women.
Venue Details & Map
110 Jermyn StreetSt. James'sLondonSW1Y 6EE
- +44 (0)20 7930 8210
- Public transport:
- Piccadilly Circus, Underground
Their South Molton Street branch was unbelievably racist. One of those places where they follow you around the store and treat you with disrespect and suspicion if you are a person of colour.
*Note - I have shopped in their Canary Wharf branch and the experience was entirely different - the staff were lovely.more
At last the influence of Prada can finally be seen in the Church's women's range (which is now completely manufactured in Italy.) As recently as A/W 10 I found their offerings to be clunky and fantastically lacking in finesse. Then last month I spotted a preview of the S/S 11 women's collection online and was seriously intrigued. I had a chance to fondle a few pairs on a business trip to the...more
When I grew up, Church's shoes were among the most desired footwear you could own. Most of my friends knew the brand, but you had to travel to London or New York (possibly Milan and some other exclusive towns as well) to buy them.
It is quite a different story today. Church's shoes may still be of good quality, but I would rate them considerably lower than Crockett & Jones or Tricker's, and I...more
I won't say 'the poor man's John Lobb'. Excellent shoes on a decent budget, and hearken back to another era of English craftsmanship. I've always been a fan of good shoes, and though I wear them hard and always feel a little guilty at the punishment they get from my urban running for meetings, cabs or superhero stunts. go on, spend a little more and you'll appreciate the difference from those...more
Whenever I buy shoes, they typically last one or two years. With Church's, I bought a couple of pairs back in 99 and I still have them.
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Now I would be interested whether there are cheaper shops than this one, but the selection is great.
Service depends on whom you get.more