Whilst the upper classes dress down to go out, the working class dress up.

Dating back to the second half of the 19th century, and ever since, sub-cultures have been created and driven almost exclusively by those in the working class communities. Starting with the Scuttlers of Manchester in the 1870's and their monotony towards life in the slums, advancing through to the Teddy Boys, Mods and Rockers era of the 50's, through to the Punk and Skin scenes, Ska, Reggae, the 80's and 90's skate scene, right up to today's contemporary minimalism. They were all the brainchild of those fighting for an identity - an identity that correlates conclusively with fashion - so it makes sense to call these people heroes.

With this premise as his inspiration, Working Class Heroes was founded in 2006 by Thomas Bowden. The initial intent was to sell a range of skate and street clothing from all around the globe to the good people of Ulverston, Cumbria, from his tiny shop in a shady looking alleyway. Since 2006 the company has moved to a bigger, better, less creepy location, sweeping up new brands, stories and people along the way.

Our ranges of footwear, clothing and homeware is comprised of a brand mix that appeals to us. Not one that follows a particular genre or alignment, but one that we feel goes together, blurring the lines between distinctions and classifications in order to create something beautiful. 

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New Balance Numeric PJ Stratford 533 Shoes Brown Gum


Designed around PJ Ladd, this is a slightly new version of the 533 with soft leather uppers, breathable mesh lining and a shock-absorbing unit in the midsole. 

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Code : NM533BG2-

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New Balance Numeric PJ Stratford 533 Shoes 

Designed around the skate style of pro and Numeric team rider PJ Ladd, the 533 is a classic from New Balance's skateboarding selection. This is a slightly new and enhanced variation for the new season, though it still sticks to the much loved original silhouette. 

The uppers of the shoe are made from a luxuriously soft (though still highly durable) grained leather that has an almost suede-like feel. This is made with the original 533 panelling and stitching which is designed to provide flexible support and toughen up the shoe at high tension areas such as the inside of the toe. The tongue, ankle and lining is made from a breathable and cushioning mesh to improve support and it has a moulded insole to improve board feel. 

With a grippy rubber N-durance tread for superior durability, the midsole also features a REVlite unit which is 30% lighter than other foam and improves both responsiveness and shock-absorption. The shoe is branded with a Hex logo to the tongue pad (and again on the heel) and a printed N logo to the sides. 

  • TPU bonded leather 
  • Breathable mesh lining 
  • N-durance rubber tread 
  • REVlite foam midsole unit 
  • Printed Hex and N logos 
  • Side panel perforations 

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