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BRITISH VINTAGE BOXING

BRITISH VINTAGE BOXING

The Solovair 6 Eye Astronaut Boot recently featured in the latest British Vintage Boxing lookbook...

May 17, 2022 — Lee Fleming
SOLOVAIR VS GRIPFAST ORIGINALS

SOLOVAIR VS GRIPFAST ORIGINALS

A question we frequently get asked is what is the difference between Solovair and Gripfast Originals? Although both brands are made by...
May 05, 2022 — Lee Fleming
BEHIND THE SCENES: BEN LLOYD

BEHIND THE SCENES: BEN LLOYD

Northampton-based photographer Ben Lloyd recently visited the NPS factory and documented behind the scenes on the factory floor...
April 26, 2022 — Lee Fleming
TYLER, THE CREATOR WEARS SOLOVAIR

TYLER, THE CREATOR WEARS SOLOVAIR

In a recent interview with Air Mail, Grammy-winning musician and designer of Golf le Fleur Tyler Okonma (Tyler, the Creator) has...
April 21, 2022 — Lee Fleming
SEX EDUCATION SERIES 3 FEATURING SOLOVAIR

SEX EDUCATION SERIES 3 FEATURING SOLOVAIR

Here at Solovair we were super excited to see our iconic Gibson Shoe feature in Season 3 of Netflix’s “Sex Education”.

The series sees the characters don a uniform for...

October 15, 2021 — Wholesale Team
SOLOVAIR RE-SOLE SERVICE

SOLOVAIR RE-SOLE SERVICE

Solovair footwear is manufactured to an excellent standard and will provide many years of use, however our soles are made from PVC which is a soft, flexible, and durable material...

August 25, 2021 — Wholesale Team
GRIPFAST COMING SOON.....

GRIPFAST COMING SOON.....

NPS Shoes is proud to welcome Gripfast to its line-up from AW2021!

Gripfast was founded by Northamptonshire based White & Co, who were experts in shoe design and manufacturing.

White...

August 25, 2021 — Wholesale Team
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...

June 29, 2021 — Wholesale Team
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...

May 17, 2021 — Wholesale Team
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.
January 14, 2021 — Wholesale Team
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...
September 07, 2020 — Christian Castle
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.
July 10, 2020 — Christian Castle