CRAFTSMANSHIP

GORAL footwear is made using the same traditional methods that Franciszek Goral first used over 80 years ago. With the highest quality leather and suede used, over 200 separate stages are completed for each piece of footwear to pass the GORAL standard.

Our industry acclaimed Master Craftsmen have perfected their approach, resulting in high-quality footwear time after time.

Quality Materials

We always go one step further, continuous improvement over the last 80 years resulted in only the best components being used in our shoes. This goes from 30’ thread on the tongue row, to the upper material and inter components which aren’t visible with your eyes.  All these play a key part to the comfortability which you will see after only few weeks.

This is what makes our trainers stand out from the crowd, there are no cut corners in our production process.

The other good thing is, most of these components are sourced locally supporting the British industry, from Charles F Steads renowned tannery in Leeds to FSC certified packaging in Northampton.

By working with tanneries in Europe (Spain, Portugal, Italy) and the UK (Leeds, Yeovil) we reduce the amount of travel time involved in each pair of shoes. We also source our shoe boxes and packaging from Northampton for the same reason.

MADE IN ENGLAND

British manufacturing has long been recognised as a sign of superior craftsmanship. The GORAL workshop, based in Sheffield, strives to maintain that reputation by putting quality and sustainability first.

All of our production happens on British soil. This means we can guarantee that GORAL meets the standard that is expected of 'Made in England' footwear.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Over-consumption is one of the biggest threats within the fashion industry. GORAL puts sustainability at the core of everything we do. We design our trainers and shoes to last and offer a REBUILD+ service so they never have to be thrown away.

Waste isn't the only issue the industry faces. Pollution is also caused by products travelling halfway around the world before reaching the customer. At GORAL we source all our materials and packaging as locally as possible. We also offset our carbon emissions from deliveries to customers.