Clarks Originals | Charles F. Stead

Clarks Originals | Charles F. Stead

In addition to Clarks Originals celebrating our 65th year of the Desert Boot, we visited our long-standing partner, the traditional English tannery Charles F. Stead.

Nathan Clark originally chose this Leeds based family tannery to supply suede for the first ever Desert Boot. This same suede, along with our crepe sole and bespoke wooden last construction is an integral part of Clarks Desert Boot DNA. Certain traditions should be upheld.

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Watch a film about our factory visit to Stead Leathers in Leeds.