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Community Clothing Launches UK Trainers With Walsh

Community Clothing launches trainers made in collaboration with cult British sports shoe makers Walsh. Norman Walsh has been handcrafting shoes for a huge range of sports at its Bolton factory since 1961 and have developed a cult following amongst athletes and trainer enthusiasts alike. Patrick Grant, Community Clothing founder, worked with the Walsh team re-designing a 1980’s running shoe from the extensive archive. The new unisex style, named ‘Beacon’ after Beacon Fell, a popular hill near Community Clothing’s HQ in Blackburn, comes in five colourways across a broad range of sizes. The new trainers will be introduced in limited numbers, but Grant is hopeful that this will become a longstanding collaboration. Patrick Grant comments: “It’s hard to say exactly why I love Walsh so much....

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