Launched back in 2005, SWIMS is Johan Ringdal’s solution to the dilemma of how to wear stylish footwear in bad weather. Drawing inspiration from his Norwegian roots, the designer creates a selection of shoes with a playful and chic aesthetic while embodying the important essence of practicality. Featuring styles including the Charles full brogue and high top, the collection is a match made in heaven for the English (rain expectant) gentleman.

We must add, whilst SWIMS design is fundamentally driven by a desire and drive to produce practical footwear, their skill in appearance does not suffer in the slightest.

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