British footwear brand, Chatham, is unveiling its exclusive British collection for men this season: Made in Britain. Showcasing innovation and British heritage, the new collection forms an iconic range in Chatham’s latest summer offering.
The Made in Britain collection heroes the first boating shoes to be made in Great Britain, from Chatham’s new purpose-built factory in Exeter, UK – where Chatham HQ is based.
Chatham’s premium men’s deck shoe range, Made in Britain features four styles, each in a choice of colour ways and all named after British Prime Ministers. All styles are presented in a unique Chatham shoe box, designed with the Union Jack and new Made in Britain swing tag.
A new sole has been developed for this range, featuring a unique channel embedded with memory foam to give the foot bed the ultimate in comfort and support. The outsole is genuine rubber, non-marking sole siped for extra grip and hand stitched using a moccasin construction.
Churchill and Peel are made with premium quality British Kudu leather, sourced from a local tannery in Leeds. Designed with red eyelet detail and hand stitched on the last and feature a contrasting upper and sole. RRP £139.
Pitt and Balfour join the Made in Britain collection, made from premium Horween leather – a naturally tanned leather. Featuring contrasting upper and sole, Pitt and Balfour are hand stitched on the last for the highest quality. RRP £119.
Bringing manufacturing back to the UK is a significant step forward for the footwear brand. Chatham has invested heavily in the new factory, and with new machinery and moulds to offer the highest quality shoes. Chatham has also up skilled and employed new staff to hand stitch the Made in Britain collection.
Philip Marsh, Managing Director of Chatham, says, “Producing an exclusive footwear line in Exeter is a significant milestone for the brand. Chatham is a British brand, a British family business, designing, developing, sourcing and now developing here in Great Britain. We’re all about British style and traditional craftsmanship, using the finest premium quality leathers.
“The new Made in Britain collect is the perfect fit. We have also designed a new logo, exclusively for this collection.”
The new Made in Britain collection will be available from March 2016.
For more information, please visit: www.chatham.co.uk.