What makes POD Original? 

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The 1977 Jubilee Flag

Let me tell you a tale that we found out recently whilst having a brew with the founders of POD…

 

The woven tab came about during the design of the iconic Gallagher as a way to  create a point of difference.

 

They went on the search for a woven label and they came across the red, white and blue material from over-cuts from the Queen’s Silver Jubilee in 1977. 

 

Fancy that. How could we not bring it back after hearing this?

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Mr. POD Fob

IT’S MORE THAN JUST A SHOE TAG.


First introduced back in the 1970’s, our brand mascot, Mr. POD, is an integral part of our history.

 

A bedrock of the POD Originals experience, the signature Mr POD fob accompanies every pair like a stamp of approval from the founders themselves. Iterated over the decades in a kaleidoscope of colours and materials, the fob marks each Original product as iconic, authentic, and individual.

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CREPE SOLES

A crepe sole is popular because it promotes a natural way of walking, standing and wearing shoes which is good for your feet. They’re more flexible than other types of soles, such as rubber, so are more comfortable.

 

A crepe sole is made from layers of coagulated latex, sometimes called ‘crepe rubber’, which gives them a unique texture that’s more porous than many other kinds of soles. It also makes them more flexible, so crepe sole shoes are more comfortable than many other choices. 

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POD Original Construction

The Jagger is POD’s most iconic design and was first produced in 1976. 

 

The unique features of this silhouette include heavy mudguard twin stitching, a crepe sole unit (or a PU sole unit if the Lennox is more your bag) and a stitch-out design, which creates a versatile, comfortable, and a pretty darn unique shoe.