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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Asics Gel Lyte Shoes White


A pair of trainers from Asics Tiger. The original Gel Lyte silhouette has returned with an amazing blend of synthetic fabric and mesh uppers with retro runner style and Asics' GEL sole. 

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Season : SS18

Code : H825Y-0101-

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Asics Gel Lyte Shoes 

The shining beacon from Asics Tiger has returned. Released in 1987, the Gel Lyte set its own standard and worked as the foundation on which Asics have built their GEL collection from, which stands strong today as one of the greatest lines of runners to grace the fashion world. This visual blueprint has been given a new reimagining in a brand new release. 

The uppers are made from a Nyla-sheen synthetic fabric with DURASKIN reinforcement. This tough fabric is blended with panels of breathable mesh to provide a protective yet flexible shoe that moulds around your foot. A soft padded fabric lining provides support and comfort and it has a cushioned insole. The shoe sits upon a classic GEL unit which is paired with a blown rubber outsole and a tri-density midsole, which provides the wearer with all the shock-absorption of a running trainer. The tread is made from rubber as a grippy, traction surface which helps motion control.

Asics' name is embossed to the heel and the tongue features a woven tag, and the toe has two reflective spots. An amazing piece of runner heritage. 

  • Breathable mesh uppers 
  • Nyla-sheen synthetic fabric 
  • GEL unit with rubber outsole
  • Reflective detailing to toe 
  • Woven tag to the tongue 
  • Embossed heel design  
  • Grippy rubber tread 

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    Asics Men's Running Shoes Sizing Information

    US UK EU Heel - Toe Length
    4 3 36 9 "
    4.5 3.5 37 9 "
    5 4 37.5 9 "
    5.5 4.5 38 9 "
    6 5 39 10 "
    6.5 5.5 39.5 10 "
    7 6 40 10 "
    7.5 6.5 40.5 10 "
    8 7 41.5 10 "
    8.5 7.5 42 10 "
    9 8 42.5 11 "
    9.5 8.5 43.5 11 "
    10 9 44 11 "
    10.5 9.5 44.5 11 "
    11 10 45 11 "
    11.5 10.5 46 11 "
    12 11 46.5 12 "
    12.5 11.5 47 12 "
    13 12 48 12 "
    14 13 49 12 "
    15 14 50.5 13 "
    16 15 51.5 13 "
    US UK EU Heel - Toe Length
    4 3 36 22.5 cm
    4.5 3.5 37 23 cm
    5 4 37.5 23.5 cm
    5.5 4.5 38 24 cm
    6 5 39 24.5 cm
    6.5 5.5 39.5 25 cm
    7 6 40 25.25 cm
    7.5 6.5 40.5 25.5 cm
    8 7 41.5 26 cm
    8.5 7.5 42 26.5 cm
    9 8 42.5 27 cm
    9.5 8.5 43.5 27.5 cm
    10 9 44 28 cm
    10.5 9.5 44.5 28.25 cm
    11 10 45 28.5 cm
    11.5 10.5 46 29 cm
    12 11 46.5 29.5 cm
    12.5 11.5 47 30 cm
    13 12 48 30.5 cm
    14 13 49 31 cm
    15 14 50.5 32 cm
    16 15 51.5 33 cm

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    1Heel - Toe Length


    Place a piece of paper on the floor with one end against a wall. Stand on the piece of paper with your heel against the wall. Mark the piece of paper where your toes end with a pencil. Measure from the end of the piece of paper to the mark you created with your pencil and compare the measurement to our sizing chart.



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