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John Lobb

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Address: 9 St. James's St. | SW1, London, England
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+44 20 7930 3664
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Shoe store.

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The most fantastic shoemaker for 170 years

A 170 years establishment of shoemakers. Only by personal fitting and order . All handmade . If you can't afford a 5000 pounds pair of shoes go to visit and get a friendly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2016
Gidons51
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Herzlia, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A 170 years establishment of shoemakers. Only by personal fitting and order . All handmade . If you can't afford a 5000 pounds pair of shoes go to visit and get a friendly explanation of the producing process.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Always wanted to visit John Lobb (but never had the time). The shop is amazing (I'm talking about the premises on St. James's Street, not Jermyn Street!), quaint, many, many framed photos and distinctions grace the walls. And of course in their glass cases, hundreds of shoes. Superb! One of their craftsmen gave us a tour and explained everything in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

I have been wearing John Lobb shoes for a couple of decades now. A few years ago I had a pair of bespoke shoes made for me. The shoe maker has to make a mold of your foot, called a last, so they can make your shoes to fit your feet with precision. All lasts are kept in the basement... More 

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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII, the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier destination for high end craft and bespoke design. Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing junction of Piccadilly Circus at its northeast corner and none of Central London too far away, this is an surprisingly central and accessible part of town, especially given its prosperous demeanor.
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