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 ...
G.H. Bass & Co. Blog
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 – ...
Spring street style with G.H. Bass & Co.
26th April 2019
The weather is warming up, which means we’re finally replacing our winter wardrobes to make room for the spring. Whether your weekends are spent loafing around the city, travelling to new places or kicking it by the sea, it’s the perfect time to show off your best pair of Bass Weejuns with some serious spring style. We’re taking a look at some of our favourite style accounts to see how they pair ...
Burning questions around the penny loafer
29th March 2019
If you’re familiar with our history, you’ll know that our heritage is integral to us at G.H. Bass & Co. and continues to drive our design and innovation vision. From the very earliest days in 1876 to today, we have been producing quality, hard-service footwear that stands the test of time. We’ve answered some of the burning questions around the Penny Loafer to provide you with a one stop ...
Timeless female style icons
28th February 2019
The G.H. Bass & Co. loafer has sealed itself in fashion history as a timeless choice for both male and female style alike. It’s not often that one item of clothing is adopted across so many style cultures, which is testament to the values of quality, hard service footwear that G.H. Bass & Co. is known for. Having graced the feet of silver screen stars, musicians and modern-day icons, the ...
Shoe care: Caring for and cleaning your leather loafers
14th January 2019
Leather has long been the choice for high quality shoes and clothing due to its flexible and durable nature and ability to add a timeless statement to any piece. In fact, it has been the staple of the iconic G.H. Bass & Co. loafers since the very beginning in 1876, as part of our mission to create the best possible practical shoe. If cared for properly, a good pair of leather shoes should last ...
Style tribes: Mod culture and Weejuns
18th December 2018
The origins of mod culture can be traced back to a small subset of teens and young adults within the late 1950s and spread throughout the UK to form a new subculture in the early 1960s. Initially much more of a style movement, mods were typically style-conscious working-class men with a penchant for tailored clothing and shoes, gathering inspiration through French and Italian literature and film. Perhaps ...