The loafer: to sock or not to sock? When it comes to footwear, there can be some pretty strict rules in fashion. Can you wear brown leather to a formal event? Should you match your belt leather to your shoes? Are white socks with loafers or slip-ons a complete no-no? At G.H. Bass & Co., we’re firm believers in tearing up the rulebook when it comes to style and celebrating all things individual, ...
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Introducing Weejuns 90s
3rd October 2019
The next generation of Weejuns We've produced a fresh spin on our style icon, taking Weejuns loafers to fashionable new heights. Made from remarkably lightweight EVA, the Weejuns 90s raised outsole is designed to feel substantial without weighing the wearer down. It also has a mix of comfort and durability that works in every season. A modern style with heritage roots True to our commitment to ...
Introducing… Harris Tweed Weejuns
18th September 2019
Classic penny loafer meets original hand-woven Harris Tweed for a new range of Weejuns that centres around tradition. We’re excited to introduce you to the Harris Tweed Weejuns. Born out of a mutual admiration for craftsmanship, authenticity and quality, the Harris Tweed collection sees the iconic Weejuns penny loafer shape and hand-sewn leather shoe paired with a luxurious tweed cloth upper. Just ...
Styling a retro revival
11th September 2019
Despite the current age of digital communications and ever-evolving technology, it seems nostalgic mediums continue to make comebacks and weave their way throughout modern art, culture and values. Take the vinyl revival, for example, or vintage cinematography techniques adopted throughout cult classics such as Call Me by Your Name, reflecting our yearning for soft imperfections that are so often absent ...
Our street style picks
19th August 2019
At G.H. Bass & Co., we love nothing better than seeing our shoes out in the wild as the versatility of the loafer and its relatives lends itself to almost any style. Here are our picks of G.H. Bass & Co. as worn by you this month. Nod to neutrals We’ve been big fans of beige so far this year and it looks set to stay for autumn/winter 2019. Hannah Crosskey’s pared-back style is both effortless ...
The summer occasionwear edit
17th July 2019
Big occasions in the summer months can be difficult to plan ahead for, no thanks to the unpredictable nature of British weather. So, whether you’ve got a wedding coming up or you’re planning what to wear to the races, we’ve got your summer occasion footwear sorted. Off to the races Whilst it’s true that some of the larger racing events set smart or formal dress codes, race day outfits have ...
We meet... Ged Palmer
12th July 2019
To launch summer in our Beak Street store we collaborated with sign painting artist Ged Palmer of Luminor Sign Company. Together we created a bright summer window showcasing typographies from our archives. Luminor specialise in providing custom design, lettering and sign making to London and beyond. Read our conversation with Luminor Sign Company discussing design inspiration, career highlights ...
We meet... Hannah Crosskey
26th June 2019
British blogger A Fashion Fix (Hannah Crosskey) is known for her classic and minimalist styling. The fashion expert from Brighton gives us a glimpse into her typical day, style inspiration and what makes the perfect shoe.... How does a day in your life look like? No two days are the same! If I’m at home in Brighton then I’m usually carrying some kind of equipment; A DSLR and my laptop, setting ...
We meet... Richard Biedul
11th June 2019
From his work with some of the world's biggest design houses and fashion brands to launching his own capsule collection for King & Tuckfield, Richard Biedul is undoubtedly one of the most recognisable faces in men's fashion right now. We caught up with Richard to talk style inspiration, breaking the rules and white socks with shoes. What does a day in your life look like? To be honest; more often ...
Your summer holiday style, sorted
29th May 2019
Whether you’re jetting off for a city break over a long weekend or looking to get away for a summer vacation, planning your packing list can become an unnecessary stress. A well thought out capsule wardrobe is perfect for ensuring you’ve got all the essentials covered, avoiding the worries of overpacking or struggling with hand luggage, whilst maximising your comfortable and hardworking items – ...