The Scorpion King Of Shoes
London is famous for many things. Big Ben, Pubs and red buses. The jewel in the crown of this regal city however is the mecca of shopping that it affords its visitors. In no other area is this more apparent than the world famous Camden district.
Nestled to the North side of London, Camden or Camden Lock, is the place to go for alternative, street, retro, funky or vintage apparel. Camden is a destination known for its effervescent and bohemian vibe. For the last 40 years it has retained its richness of musical heritage, venues, canal side bars and of course the markets. It is still one of the very few places where independent businesses thrive in a world of retail corporate chains.
Numerous celebrities flock to Camden to acquire a second hand bargain or to develop their own style (From Russell Brand and his vintage tailored waistcoats through to Kate Moss re-igniting the trend for Vivienne Westwood Pirate Boots.)
Having recently celebrated their 10th anniversary on July, Scorpion Shoes is a must see for any fashion savvy style hunter. Located in Camden High Street and Chalk Farm Road, Scorpion Shoes is an independent footwear retailer which have been trading since 1999 and attracting visitors and tourists from all over the world.
¨Being an independent shop we buy what we like and we wear what we sell! We are always looking for the next hot trend and being independent means we can provide styles that the larger chains quite simply cannot offer.¨
From Adidas to Fred Perry and New Balance to Vans (with some of the London fashion staples like Converse and Diesel thrown in), all the most current trends and styles from London City can be acquired here.
These days, it seems you can’t throw a pebble in the street without hitting a slip-on sneaker or two, and luckily our favourite street style stars are providing outstanding outfit examples of how to wear this surprisingly chic shoe trend. Ignited last year by Karl´s couture offering, Jay Z´s personalised set (and the resurgence of Lilly Allen´s London look) the sneaker has once again put its foot firmly on the ground. Being simultaneously comfortable and stylish tops the list of ideal scenarios for us.
Showcasing the current trend and styling potential of sneakers for this season, its summer look book and style blog has been well received, additionally allowing customers and fashion addicts alike to tag themselves and their shoes all around the world with #SCORPIONARRIVESIN for a chance to win a free pair of shoes.
So, next time you’re out an about in Camden town to pop into Scorpion. With such a selection of tends, you´ll be sure not to put a foot wrong.