Where’s Best for Shoe Shopping in Bury St Edmunds
Posted on Wednesday, 11th October, 2017
It’s starting to get a little chillier and the dark nights are drawing in, which means one thing – time for a new winter wardrobe! An item that is notoriously hard to find is the perfect pair of winter boots. Whether you’re looking for a classic Chelsea or desert boot to a heeled shoe boot or a pair of knee highs, In Bury St Edmunds, we’re lucky enough to have a great selection of shoe shops on our doorstep. With a range of independents and larger chains, we’re sure you’ll find the pair you’re looking for.
Chica offers affordable, stylish and quality footwear from Spain and Italy. Chica Shoes, named after the Spanish word meaning 'young girl', is run by Carolyn Stennett and Jane Abrey who have been recently joined by Carolyn’s daughter Emma. Chica Shoes have been trading for over 20 years, and pride themselves on offering a one on one exclusive shopping experience with friendly and helpful service. They sell everything from Durbarry Boots and R.M. Williams to wedding shoes and designer label handbags – they have it all at Chica!
Founder Nicola Sexton has always had a love of shoes, and when work trips found her in the South of France she discovered a number of Italian shoe brands that were not being sold in the UK. Pursuing her dream, Nicola opened a stylish footwear store in the famous medieval quarter of Bury St Edmunds. As Nicola has met personally with all of the designers stocked in her store, she is able to offer a completely original collection featuring brands such as Padovan, Pavoni and Barbara Easton.
Pledgers is a family run shoe shop, first established in 1953, selling both ladies and men’s footwear. Pledgers are proud to offer a friendly and helpful service within a relaxed atmosphere. Ladies will find a large collection of shoes from manufacturers such as Van Dal, Padders and Lotus to name a few, and men can chose from Suave, Loake and Rowde amongst other quality brands. Slippers, sandals, purses and wallets are also stocked, as well as a variety of shoe care which is most important for looking after your beloved footwear during the winter months.
Shoephoric is an independent shoe retailer who provide stylish and comfortable footwear for all the family with stores in Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket. For women, there are brands such as Ecco, Gabor and Gerry Weber to name a few, and men will find brands such as Timberland, Loake and Barkers. Shoephoric has trained fitters for children’s footwear and can offer up to 7,000 pairs of shoes to chose from including brands such as Clarks, Start Rite and Timberland. The store offers a unique customer experience, with a fridge magnet photograph, a free pair of socks and a discount card for your next visit.
Mr Shoes offers shoes for both men and women which are both designer inspired, and affordable. With a huge range of high heels, flats, trainers, boots and sandals, this is certainly a store for the fashion forward. Mr Shoes stocks brands such as Dr Martens, Adesso, Skechers, Cat, Havaianas and Vans.
Jones Bootmaker specialises in a range of high quality shoes for ladies’, men’s and children’s footwear. With new styles filling the shelves on a regular basis, Jones Bootmaker is the place to go for a new pair of school shoes, seasonal footwear and accessories to make your outfit. Stocking brands such as Barbour, Converse, Fly London and Geox for example, Jones offers a full range suitable for the whole family.
Shoe Zone is a footwear retailer that sells 30 million pairs of shoes a year and aims to be the number one value shoe retailer in the country. Keeping prices low to help you spend less, the average price is 40% of the average shoe price of £20. Whilst offering great value, quality products, Shoe Zone offers a friendly, efficient and knowledgeable team. Shoe Zone has a strong commitment to the environment, recycling over 65% of its waste and reducing the number of carrier bags used annually.
Clarks is a British footwear retailer and creator of the infamous Dessert Boot. Clarks prides itself on being the world’s largest casual and smart shoe company and the fourth largest footwear company in the world, offering women’s, men’s and children’s shoes as well as boots and sandals. Clarks also stock handbags, umbrellas and small leather goods.
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