The 80s. The decade everyone talks about

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This week we take you back to the 80’s when some of your favourite styles first hit the tracks, courts and streets. Still going strong today, here’s our selection and their modern day versions.


ADIDAS SUPERSTAR

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The Superstar started life in 1969 on the basketball courts of the US. The first shoe for ‘ballers’ that featured leather uppers and the legendary ‘shelltoe’ rubber toe protection became a hit with 75% of NBA players by the 70’s including ‘Game of Death’ and NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Fast forward to the 80’s and hip hop heroes Run DMC pushed the shoe and the adidas brand into the Hall of Fame with their song ‘My adidas’. Never dated and still stylish as ever, its hard to believe the Superstar is nearly 50 years old!

SHOP ADIDAS SUPERSTAR


NIKE AIRFORCE 1

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Nike introduced the Air Force 1 to the world in 1982 and was the first basketball shoe to feature a heel air pocket for cushioning and support. The shoe was a revelation and a huge improvement on what players had used previously. Test shoes were handed out before production and legend has it that many never came back to the Nike boffins they were that good!. Like many styles of that era, the AF1 was shelved after two years but returned in ’86 and has stood the test of time since. Now coming into it’s 35th year the shoe named after the President’s plane features in low, mid and high versions with over 2000 different colour and ‘collab’ variations. Any sneaker-head worth his salt should have an AF1 in his locker.

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SHOP AIR FORCE 1


PUMA STATES

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The 80’s, a huge decade for music but also for the almost continuous production of sneaker styles that hit the gyms, tracks, streets and for one style, the dance halls of those heady years. When you mix Hip Hop and Puma you get the Puma States. Named after its birthplace, the States was eventually adopted and loved by the UK Hip Hop community due to its no nonsense low profile style and the addition of hard to find fat laces. Essentially no different from the Puma Clyde or Suede, the shoe went on to feed the desire of the 80’s Casual scene and became a part of sneaker history. Another shoe that just never tires and continues to hold a place in the hearts of veteran B-Boys and fashionistas alike.

SHOP PUMA STATES 


NIKE AIRMAX 1

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When it comes to a claim to fame, the Nike Air Max 87, or Air Max 1 as we now commonly call it, started one of the most important trends in footwear design, visible Air. Designed by the now legendary Tinker Hatfield, the Max 1 was partly inspired by the Centre Georges Pompidou building as Hatfield wanted the air pockets to be visible from the outside against the wishes of many at the brand. Hatfield persisted and a design classic was spawned. Now 30 years old, the Max 1 continues to be as popular as ever and Air Max Day is celebrated by sneaker-heads across the world yearly.

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SHOP NIKE AIRMAX 1


REEBOK FREESTYLE HI

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When the jogging craze started to wane in the 80’s no one saw the next fad more than Reebok who introduced a shoe specifically designed and marketed for women called the Reebok Freestyle. With millions embracing the new Aerobics craze of the 80’s, women and men across the world donned lycra, leg warmers and the Reebok Freestyle which by 1984 accounted for half of Reebok’s worldwide sales. Imitators tried but the Freestyle blew away the competition and fuelled a sports craze that continues to this day. Fast forward to the present and the Freestyle is still in production. Jane Fonda might be gone but hunger for the Freestyle never wanes.

SHOP REEBOK FREESTYLE HI 


NIKE AIR PEGASUS 83

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Initially designed for runners of the day, the Nike Pegasus design team were briefed to produce an affordable air training shoe for the masses. With nylon and suede uppers, waffle sole and a $50 price tag the shoe offered flexibility and comfort like no others at the time. Over the years the style has been rehashed and upgraded but its the present day’s desire for ‘retro runners’ that fuels the demand for the Pegasus 83. The ‘Peg’ just looks great however you wear it!

SHOP NIKE PEGASUS 

Taking you back to when it all began

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This week we take you back to the 70’s when some of your favourite styles first hit the tracks, courts and streets. Still going strong today, here’s our selection and their modern day versions.


NIKE CORTEZ

unnamed (1)Originally unveiled in 1972 where it was being worn by Team USA at the Munich Olympics, the Nike Cortez catapulted Nike Inc into the mainstream and onto the feet of millions looking for comfort and understated style. 45 years later and countless film cameos later, the Cortez still fits the bill and looks as good as ever.

SHOP NIKE CORTEZ


NIKE BLAZER

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Around the same time the Cortez was appearing on running tracks, the Nike Blazer made its debut on the NBA basketball courts notably on the feet of George ‘TheIceman’ Gervin. A simple design with the large Swoosh, the Blazer over the years has featured in suede, canvas and leather with high or low versions. Collaborations with the likes of Stussy and Futura have only increased their appeal. A ‘3 pointer’ shoe if there ever was one!

SHOP NIKE BLAZER


ADIDAS STAN SMITH

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The 70’s was a great decade for sport with tennis featuring heavily. In 1973 adidas approached the American player Stan Smith to endorse a shoe called the adidas Haillet which was named after retiring Frenchman Robert Haillet. The shoe was renamed the Stan Smith and went on to sell in the millions. Now less likely to be seen on the courts, the shoe has become a fashion mainstay due to its subtle design and versatility.

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SHOP STAN SMITH


VANS SK8-HI

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In 1966 the Van Doren Rubber Company started footwear production and continues to this day as Vans. The business started selling basic deck shoes but by the70’s a shoe named  ‘Style 38’ with its groundbreaking style had taken skate functionality to a new level. Eventually known as the Sk8-Hi, the shoe has become a fashion staple and is worn the world over. Available in many versions from the classic to the MTE winterized versions.

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SHOP VANS SK8-HI


ADIDAS GAZELLE

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Who would have known that a shoe made for handball would go on to become a global fashion classic worn by athletes as well as subcultures alike. In the 70’s adidas pushed the boundaries with dyed suede uppers and was initially only available in red or blue. Over the years the style has been tweaked and various colours added but the Gazelle DNA remained. Today’s versions stay true to the original design and after 50 years who can not resist a pair of Gazelle’s?

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SHOP ADIDAS GAZELLE 

London Fashion Week AW17 – Street Style

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London Fashion week always gives us a lot to talk about! This spring women from all around the world have been extremely brave with colours, materials and pairing. The ‘70s heavy trends are coming back in big steps as well as the slogan printed t-shirts. There was a lot of everything but this season it felt more relaxed, the 8inch heels were replaced with sneakers and boots (and of course the Gucci slippers). Scroll Down to see some of our favourite looks from this London Fashion Week and let us know what you think! Check back for daily inspiration from the best-dressed showgoers  at London Fashion Week!

If you’re looking to buy anything from any of the looks read the guide description below.

We have tried our best to find each garment or an alternative for each piece.

FASHION IS FASHION BUT WHERE ARE THE SHOES FROM?! 

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GET THE LOOK

Look 1   Jacket, Top, Skirt, Chocker, Fish Net Stockings & #Shoes

Look 2  Coat, Top, Trousers, Necklace, Sunglasses & #Shoes

Look 3 Coat, Top, Skirt, Hat, Bag & #Shoes

Look 4  Fur Coat, Top, Trousers, Sunglasses, Bag & #Shoes

Look 5 Fur Coat, Top, Trousers, Sunglasses, Bag & #Shoes

Look 6 Coat, Top, Skirt, Earrings & #Shoes

Look 7  Jacket, Top, Skirt, Bag, Leggings  & #Shoes

Look 8 Coat, Top, Trousers, Bag & #Shoes

Look 9  Jacket, Top, Trousers, Belt, Bag, Earnings, Sunglasses & #Shoes

Look 10 Shirt, Knitwear , Skirt, Bag & #Shoes

Look 11 Top, Skirt, Bag, Sunglasses, Ring  & #Shoes

Look 12 Dress, Leather Jacket  & #Shoes

Look 13 Dress, Necklace, Jacket, Bag, Stockings  #Shoes

Look 14 Dress, Jumper, Jacket, Socks,  & #Shoes

Look 15 Dress, Leggings, Bag, Earrings & #Shoes 

Look 16 Top, Trousers, Blazer, Bag  & #Shoes

Look 17 Dress, Bag  & #Shoes

Look 18 Dress, Bag  & #Shoes

Look 19 Dress, Bag  & #Shoes

Look 20 Top, Dress, Chocker & #Shoes

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Update your wardrobe and get ready for The London Fashion Week!

FASHION WEEK IS COMING IN BIG STEPS!

Check out our guide to what to wear this season. Choose from 11 different styles and outfits to rock your look on one of the most important weeks of the year. Whether your feeling casual, elegant or arty we’ve got you covered!

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Top ten shows to attend this season

Gareth PughSaturday 18th February 8pm

Versus Versace Saturday 18th February 9pm 

MulberrySunday 19th February 4pm

MM6 Maison MargielaSunday 19th February 4:30pm

Charlotte OlympiaSunday 19th February 8pm

Antonio BerardiMonday 20th February 9am

Sophia Webster Monday 20th February 12:30pm

Christopher KaneMonday 20th February 3pm

Burberry Monday 20th February 7:30pm

Amanda Wakeley Tuesday 20th February 10am


ELEGANT/FORMAL

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Dress: The 2nd Skin V neck £830 Bag: Giuseppe Zanotti £395 Coat: Acne Studios £1055 Shoes: Gianvito Rossi Sandals £905 Beauty: Lime Creme Lulu £16


TRENDY

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Skirt: Miss Selfridge £75 Top: T by Alexander Wang £170 Belt: Moschino £435 Bag: Fine and Rare £3445  Coat: LL Bean £70 Shoes: Ash £175  Sunglasses: Victoria Beckham £390


MINIMALISTIC
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Pants: Solace London Caprice £110 Top: Calvin Klein  cropped t-shirt £24  Bag: Saint Laurent £1780 Coat: Marni Oversized £1330 Shoes: Adidas Gazelle in black and white £75 Beauty: Black Magic Liquid eyeliner £17 Perfume: Alexander McQueen £310


ARTY
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Pants: A.L.C. Robbie £415 Top: River Island £38 Bag: Saint Laurent £725 Jacket: Custom Demin £115 Shoes: T.U.K Lace up £60 Beauty: BY Terry Foundation £26 Belt:  Gucci Bengal £240 Glasses: Vintage Lennon inspired £7.89 Headphones: Pryma £395


EDGY

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Pants: Frame £1020 Top: Amy Singlet Bag: Karen Miller £28 Jacket: River Island £65  Shoes: T.U.K £100 Beauty: Lime Crime £16  Sunglasses: Chanel


SMART CASUAL

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Jeans: Frame £275 Sweater: Yoins £21 Bag: Giuseppe Zanotti £592 Watch: Rosendahl City Hall £285 Shoes:  Puma £55 Sunglasses: Karl Lagerfeld £129  


ELEGANT

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Pants: Miss Selfridge £35 Blouse: Oscar De La Renta £1040 Blazer: Sans Souci £31 Bag: Louise Et Cie Yvet Velvet £190 Shoes: Gianvito Rossi £425 Beauty:  Lime Crime £16 Perfume: Chanel £105 Phone Cover: Michael Kors £27 


COOL CHIC

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Jeans: True Religion £160 Bag: Chloe £1549 Jacket: Bleeding Heart£28 Shoes: Adidas Superstar £70 Necklace: Kate Spade £62


CLASSIC

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Skirt: Jane Norman £29 Blouse: Diane von Furstenberg £220 Blazer: Chanel Vintage £895 Bag: Saint Laurent £910 Shoes: Alexander Wang Sandals £415 Perfume: Gucci Gucci £81


LADYLIKE

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Demin Jacket: J.Crew £135 Scarf: Jaeger £99 Dress: Givenchy £580 Belt: Gucci £405 Sunglasses: Fendi £400 Shoes: Ted Baker £49 Bronzer: Yves Saint Laurent £32 Bag: Gucci £1535


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Top: Fendi £500 Jeans: Levi’s 505 Jacket: Baddies £95 Shoes: Vans Old Skool £55 Necklace: Boohoo £3.95 Beauty: Burberry Liquid Lip £22

Guide for Christmas Gifts: What will you be buying?

 

Shopping for Christmas gifts can sometimes be a little hectic. If you have not yet done all your shopping, you needn’t worry as we have created the perfect gift guide. Whether you are shopping for shoe fanatics or Disney lovers, we have something for everyone even your little tots.

Christmas gifts for Her

Slippers are always a good idea especially during winter. We love the Toms slippers which are available in different patterns and colours. If you are buying for someone who loves to travel we have the perfect items below.
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Christmas gifts for Him

 

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Socks are one of the best stocking fillers. Let the force be with them on Christmas day with our Star Wars range. Easily team up a pair of slippers with some of our fabulous socks.

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We know how important looking after your shoes are which is why we stock several different shoe care kits. The one pictured above can be used for Red Wing shoes and we definitely recommend it. It contains a leather protector and cleaner, a soft and hard brush and a neutral boot cream. 5 shoe accessories in one box!

Christmas gifts for the Kids

The release of Vans X Toy Story will make Christmas even more special this year. The collection is designed to celebrate the original characters from the Disney Pixar movie and they even have ‘Andy’ written on the soles of the shoes. Instead of using a gift bag we love to fill a backpack with goodies for our little ones!

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Christmas gifts for Tots

Treat your littlest ones with some adorable shoes they can wear all year round. We can’t help cooing over the mini versions of our trainers!

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Special Gifts

If you are looking to find something more exceptional, below we have selected some of our exclusive items.

 

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For all of our gift options please go to: http://www.scorpionshoes.co.uk/gifts 

 

Words by Florinda Ceri

 

 

Top 10 Christmas Songs

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With Christmas only a few weeks away it is the perfect time to bring out our favourite festive music. Whether it’s carols that you love or Mariah Carey’s famous ‘Merry Christmas’ album we have chosen the top 10 much-loved Christmas songs.

We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!

10. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

Originally written by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie, Santa Claus Is Coming To Town was first played on Eddie Cantor’s radio show in November 1934. Over the years there have been many covers of the popular hit. Check out Bruce Springsteen version below.

 

9. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Similar to number 10 above, this famous song has been covered many times over the years. The song was written in 1951 by Meredith Willson and was a huge hit for Perry Como and The Fontane Sisters with Mitchell Ayers & His Orchestra on September 10, 1951.

 

8. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

This well known Christmas Carol first appeared in 1739 and was written by Charles Wesley. The original has slightly changed since it was first written yet the popular version is the one we know and now love.  The Pentatonix jolly and fun version is on our playlist.

 

7. Christmas Time (Don’t Let The Bells End)

In contrast to the others so far, this song was first released in 2003 by British hard rock band The Darkness. What we love about this song is that it follows the usual structure of Christmas songs as well as Justin Hawkins’ (the lead singer) falsetto vocal range.

 

6. Rockin Around The Christmas Tree

We definitely can’t forget this one! Brenda Lee first recorded Rockin Around The Christmas Tree in 1958.  The upbeat song has a rock and roll sound with a swinging saxophone solo part.

 

 

5. Merry Christmas Everyone

The pop song was first released in 1985 by Welsh singer-songwriter Shakin’ Stevens. It reached number one the year it was released and has been one of the best selling Christmas songs of all time.

 

4. Let It Snow!

This is an oldie but certainly a goldie and it was first released in 1945 by Sammy Cahn. It’s the perfect song to listen to sitting by a fire drinking a delicious cup of hot chocolate waiting for snow to fall!

 

3.  Do They Know It’s Christmas

Reaching number one in 13 countries around the World, Do They Know It’s Christmas sold around 2.5 million copies. The song was written by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure in reaction to the famine in Ethiopia.

 

 

2.   All I Want For Christmas Is You

As one of Mariah Carey’s biggest international success, All I Want For Christmas Is You sold over 14 million copies making it the 11th best selling single of all time. Carey’s incredible voice along with the melody make this beat unforgettable.

 

 

1.  Last Christmas

Sung by English pop duo Wham! Last Christmas is an epic Christmas classic played everywhere without a doubt. The song has been covered by artists all over the world endlessly since its release in 1984.

 

 

Words by Florinda Ceri

Cinderella X Irregular Choice

Lost your glass slipper? Don’t fret, the magical Irregular Choice X Cinderella collection has arrived at Scorpion Shoes and we have been waiting for the clock to strike 12 so we can share all!

You shall go to the ball with the magical styles we have in stock and we have two more styles coming very soon. The styles feature prints, bows, Disney Cinderella graphics, quotes as well as some magical glitter.

We all constantly mention how Cinderella is proof that a pair of shoes can change your life and we definitely approve of these! Each style is different to the next making dreams come true for all Disney Cinderella fans.

Their beautiful cut and magical unique design are a reflection of the fabulously innovative Irregular Choice brand. Following their successful Disney Alice in Wonderland collection released a month ago, we knew these would be an instant hit.

Make your shoe dreams come true with this collection!

Irregular Choice x Disney Cinderella Faith In Dreams

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These dreamy shoes feature metallic wings with a decorative bow on the heels. We love the heart trim with the blue colour way which make this pair stand out.

Irregular Choice x Disney Cinderella Bibiddi Bobbidi

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Fit for a princess, these Bibiddi Bobbidi heels are cut to perfection. The white rose trim across the toes and the black colourway make these very different to the rest of the collection.

Irregular Choice x Disney Cinderella So This Is Love

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The embroidered details on these gold heels are the essence of this style. We love the metallic bow and glitter heels which make these a perfect pair!

Irregular Choice x Call Me Cinders & Irregular Choice x Home before 12

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Saving the best until last, these magical shoes will be available from the 11th of November. You don’t want to miss out on this exclusive dreamy pair. Not only can you see the Cinderella figurine in the heel but Irregular Choice have taken this style to another extreme. The figurine will rotate inside of the clear heel. These wedges also feature beautiful ribbon laces.

 

Words by Florinda Ceri 

Rihanna Style Steal

We all know Rihanna always rocks the best trainers. Her style is sassy, on point and with the right attitude. As her career has grown, her fashion has flourished and she is idolised by millions of people all around the World.

Love it or hate it, she has collaborated with several successful brands known worldwide. From the upscale Dior to high street brand River Island, Puma to Stance, Rihanna has had her fair share of fashion influence.

In this post we have chosen our favourite Rihanna looks and we’re here to help you imitate her flashy, fierce style.

Adidas

 

Pictured above, Rihanna is seen wearing high top Adidas. You can steal this look with the Adidas Stan Smith Mid trainers. As seen on Rihanna, these can be worn with almost anything. From jeans to skirts, shorts to your favourite track suits, these white/green colourway trainers are a perfect add on to your wardrobe.

To compliment this look we have also chosen the Adidas Superstar trainers. Although these are not high tops, they imitate the Adidas stripes and are a timeless classic.

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Adidas Stan Smith Mid Unisex Trainer in Green/White

 

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Adidas Superstar Unisex Trainers in White/Black

 

Nike

 

 

Here, Rihanna is the epitome of sassy. Her edgy hair cut and leather trousers are a flattering look along with her trainers. Taking inspiration from the bold logo on her suede shoes as well as the creeper sole, we have chosen our Nike Air Force 1 Upstep. If you prefer colour as Rihanna has, you will love our Light Green Air Force 1’s. We believe mint green and pastel green is always a fashion forte.

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Nike Air Force 1 Upstep SE Women’s trainers in Black/Black

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Nike Air Force 1 07 Women’s Trainers in Light Green

Vans

 

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Damn, Rihanna back at it again with the Vans. If you have seen the internet sensation “Damn, Daniel” you will know what we’re referring to and we love Vans. Here, Rihanna is pictured “Running this town” with “all black, everything.” Sporting a cool Varsity bomber and the lace-up Vans, Rihanna is a vision of American style.  Steal this look with our choice of the Authentic Ladies Vans. This classic shoe is a signature piece in any wardrobe.

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Vans Authentic Ladies Lace Trainers in Black/White

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Vans Classic Slip-on Unisex in Black/White

New Balance

 

Just when we thought she couldn’t be any more unique she brings out her New Balance sneakers. Selecting black and beige tonal colours for a more casual outfit, Rihanna has opted for a pair of New Balance trainers. Here, we have chosen the WL574 and WL565 styles to match Rihanna’s look. The WL565 shoe, sports an athletic style with breathable textiles and lightweight ventilation.

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New Balance WL574 Women’s Trainers in Silver

 

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New Balance WL565 Women’s Trainers in Grey/Pink

 

Whichever Rihanna look is your favourite, there is always a distinctive touch to each appearance making this relatable to so many of us.

 

Words by Florinda Ceri

Wherever you work, here’s our top 5 black styles

Earlier this month we posted our best Autumn/Winter work wear shoes for women. In success of our previous post we have created another one for all the hardworking men!

Selecting our top 5 favourite Autumn/Winter black styles for work, we have highlighted their best features and why we love them!

G-Star Myrow

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The Myrow G-star boots are one of a kind with their leather material, rubber sole and thick laces for a sturdy look.  The military style boots are perfect to team up with ankle grazer jeans. We love the clean cut smooth leather front making them wearable with smart trousers too!

Ted Baker Torsdi 4

ted-baker-torsdiThere are many reasons why we love this fabulous British Brand, one of them being their elegant shoes. The grainy leather on the Torsdi is perfect for a casual or smart look. The 2 eyelet lace-up makes it easy for quick fastening. These would look great with a pair of smart jeans and shirt but you can always be more creative.

Chippewa 1901M31

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Don’t be put off by their strong aggressive look; these Chippewa boots have an amazing feature. Their Goodyear welt construction allows them to be re-soled which extends the life of the boots. The Wisconsin brand provides high quality shoes for all purposes. They are definitely one for our rainy London. Made with the finest materials these are definitely a Scorpion favourite.

H by Hudson Olave

hudson_olave_blk_5These Hudson brogues are a reflection of gentlemen class. Our favourite feature of the Olave shoe is the traditional pattern around the front and sides. The shoes feature lace-up fastening with a rubber sole. These are flawless and sophisticated smart shoes!

Reebok Workout Plus

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For a more casual work look we love these classic-look Reebok trainers. Boasting comfort and a lace-up fastening these trainers are also great for a weekend look with jeans and a t-shirt.

 

The styles we have chosen are versatile in the way that they can be worn for both work and other commitments. Have a date night? The Ted Baker Torsdi 4 will make you the most handsome man in the room. Need to run errands? The Reebok Workout Plus will boost your performance.

The best characteristic on the styles we have chosen is that you can make use of them in a variety events and occasions.

 

Words by Florinda Ceri

Women at work

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 Being in business for over 17 years, Scorpion Shoes has put together the best brands and styles on offer via our two stores and website. We offer all styles that cover multiple uses and tastes. This is especially important for our customers who look for work shoes.

Many of us spend the majority of our day at our jobs and we all look for that special pair of work shoes that can provide both comfort and style.

Here, at Scorpion we all have a very unique tastes in fashion and believe no two people should ever look the same. Based in Camden, we are able to take in the flavour of different styles from the streets around us which influences our stock and collections.

In this post we have created a selection of the Autumn/Winter footwear specially dedicated to the working population. Our categories are here to help you identify the styles that suit you best.

 

The Boots

Ash Jess-reverse Broken Boots

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These cowboy-esque style boots are easy to dress up or down. The zip fastening with the edgy tassel makes them easy to wear and we love the durable leather sole. Ash is known for their unique designs and beautiful craftsmanship. Founded in 2000, Ash is the go-to brand for your favourite stylish shoes.

G-Star Labour Boots

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Combining the leather material with the rubber sole these G-star boots are perfect for our British weather. The military style boots with laces are perfect for a more casual work look. You can team these boots with a white shirt and a pair of black jeans oozing just enough sophistication.

Blowfish Montley Ankle Boots

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Scorpion Shoes has been a fan of Blowfish ever since we can remember. Priding themselves with their unique, vegan friendly products we have to add these boots to this special post. The chunky heel is a definitive feature of the boots, making them comfortable for all day wear.

The Heels

Irregular Choice Ascot

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Work at 9am but heading to a dinner party after? These Irregular Choice heels can be used for both work and play. The black decorative bow and court heel creates a smart sophisticated look. We love that the low heel is perfect for a more subtle fancy look.

Ash Bowie

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These Ash wedged trainer’s suit a more casual work look and they are perfect if your job does not require a very smart uniform. The Ash Bowie hidden wedge gives a great height allowing you to wear these day and night.

Ted Baker Lorca 3

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The leather and style of these shoes makes them both sexy and sleek. We absolutely love the pointed tip which can go really well with a pair of flared trousers. Again, the elegant cut of the Ted Baker Lorca are the Autumn/Winter shoe for a quick day to night outfit fix.

The Flats

Hush Puppies Janessa Ballerinas

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Although this post is related to Autumn/Winter shoes we want to let you in on one of our work wear ready tips. Pop these shoes in your bag and change at work. Sometimes we just don’t feel like lunging around all day in our heavy warm winter boots. These are perfect to slip on and wear around the office. Keep yourself comfortable with these leather worldwide favourite Hush Puppies.

Dr. Martens 1461

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This classic style which features durability and a smooth finish is from Dr Martens Classic Collection. The brand which is recognised worldwide is the best place to start for work shoes. If you don’t fancy a pop of colour we also have a black option available.

Hush Puppies Ellodie Ellis

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The Ellodie Ellis Hush Puppies brogues boast a fresh alternative look. The menswear inspired oxford shoes feature a HP3 technology. The three part comfort system has a soft foam down the insole, a memory foam heel pad and a soft EVA forepart cushioning your feet all day. We stock the pair in a cognac colour too!

The Casual

Converse Chuck Taylor Hi Storm

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Don’t need to wear smart shoes to work? Don’t worry we have also covered ‘the casual’. These Converse trainers are staple piece for your Autumn/Winter work wardrobe. The leather outer material and the inner fleece are THE shoe combination for the British weather.

New Balance WL420

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The black suede makes these trainers versatile with any colour outfit you choose. They are comfortable and a classic running shoe from this Boston based brand. With high performance and providing a great fit we suggest these would be a superb fit for your work wear wardrobe.

Reebok Classic Leather

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Going back to basics seems to be the current fashion trend. These iconic leather Reebok trainers are lightweight and easy to walk in. We stock this similar styles in different colours if black isn’t your idea of easy casual.

Whatever your style, colour or work uniform we have a wide range of comfortable shoes here at Scorpion. Don’t forget to sign up to our newsletter to receive £5 off your next purchase.

Words by Florinda Ceri