The Kickers blog

Life behind the scenes at Kickers UK - sneak peeks, inside stories and exclusive offers

Welcome to our blog, which is all about life at Kickers HQ and the things that inspire and amuse us in our mission to create great footwear. If you like what you see, please bookmark this page and visit us regularly for the latest news, views, offers and more from the Kickers community – including insider insights and sneak peeks of new products, straight from our design team.

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Latest blog post

Here come the girls! Stylish, supportive school shoes for the new term. - August 09, 2013

Following on from our post about the best school shoes and boots for boisterous boys, this time it’s the girls' turn.

School shoe struggles solved! Classroom styles your little man will love. - August 08, 2013

Finding the perfect pair of school shoes can be tricky, especially with boisterous boys who are always climbing trees and getting into playground scrapes.

Back to School is just around the corner - June 24, 2013

It's never too early to be thinking about the next school year. Before you know it there'll be another year's books, bags and uniform to buy - so why not tick one thing off the to-do list now and sort their school shoes early?

The Legend returns - May 31, 2013

The boot that started it all in 1970 is back. Find out more about the Kick Legend as we celebrate the limited-edition revival of this iconic style in three fresh colourways.

Lazy Oaf x Kickers - we're going crazy for Lazy! - March 20, 2013

We’ve teamed up with Lazy Oaf to produce five unique designs that bring the trademark whimsy and wonder of Lazy Oaf to some our most popular women’s styles.

Christopher Shannon Collaboration SS13 - February 8, 2013
The second instalment in our collaboration with Christopher Shannon is here.

Xmas Party - November 28, 2012
Make it a Kickers Christmas… our fun, festive picks.

Xmas Gifts - November 27, 2012
Make it a Kickers Christmas… our guide to perfect presents.

Xmas Winter Warmers - November 26, 2012
Make it a Kickers Christmas… our guide to winter warmers.

Loveable brogues - November 6, 2012
It’s no wonder that the trend for brogue boots and shoes is still going strong – after all, a good brogue is the perfect way to add some dapper detailing to laid-back looks.

New Taltrap and Talhike - October 11, 2012
High-heeled boots are the perfect way to add a touch of glamour to cold, wintry days – but they don’t always add up to all-day comfort... until now.

Aelgar boots - October 11, 2012
Cosy, calf-length boots are great for warmer days in autumn as well as crisper days in winter.

The Kick Chunk CS is here! - October 8, 2012
The hotly anticipated collaboration between Kickers and Christopher Shannon first appeared on the style radar back in February, when the designer featured five customised versions of our Kick Chunk boot in his Autumn/Winter 2012 collection at London Fashion Week.

Skip through the seasons with our new Verda pumps- September 3, 2012
Leap from summer to autumn in style with a beautiful ballet pump. Good looking and super-comfortable, our versatile Verda is already a firm favourite with girls on the go.

Wear a winning design - September 1, 2012
The Kick Hi Challenge, the winning style from this year’s Kickers Design Challenge 2012, is now available to buy direct from kickers.co.uk

The parents' guide to buying school shoes August 6, 2012
Choosing the right pair of shoes for the new term can be tricky, so we’ve created a simple guide to buying comfortable, long-lasting footwear that you and your little ones will love.

Go for gold: perfect picks for a summer of sport - July 23, 2012
This summer is all about sport – and our latest range includes some snazzy, athletic-looking styles. Here – for people who are always on the go – Kickers men’s footwear designer Justin reveals his favourite sporty picks from the current range.

Top of the class for style: our new Back to School range has arrived! - July 9, 2012
Just because school shoes are black doesn’t mean they have to be boring! Our designers have once again come up with an exciting range of boots and shoes that put the cool in school footwear. There are loads of classic, retro-inspired and fresh new urban styles.

Remember 'Madchester' and the Stone Roses? We do! July 9, 2012
The Stone Roses – the defining band of the 'Madchester' scene – have made many a fan's year with their long awaited revival.

Lazy Oaf loves Kick Hi... and we love Lazy Oaf! June 25, 2012
Lazy Oaf is one of our favourite UK fashion labels – a funky, independent design and illustration team that makes some really original and quite lovely clothes.

Kickers X Christopher Shannon - June 11, 2012
Fresh from the success of our collaboration with in-demand designer Christopher Shannon at London Fashion Week, we have worked together on a limited edition pair of Kick Chunk boots.

Budding bootmakers step up to the Kickers Design Challenge - May 8, 2012
It’s been another great year for the Kickers Design Challenge, which gives school students the chance to show off their creativity by designing their own Kick Hi boots.

Kickers UK join Beatbullying's The Big March 2012 - March 26, 2012
Here at Kickers HQ, happy kids – and happy parents for that matter – are really important to us, so taking action to ensure that children feel safe from the threat of bullying and violence is pretty much a ‘no-brainer’ for us.

Welcome to the brand new kickers.co.uk blog! - March 20, 2012
You’ll notice we’ve had the decorators in at kickers.co.uk, and one of the most exciting parts of the refurb’ is the launch of our brand new blog, which starts right here, right now…