Underground Creepers are a subculture classic derived from the traditional brothel creeper. Our collection of men’s and women’s creepers are available in a curated selection of materials and colours on a single, double, or triple sole. Our creepers are hand made in batch quantities in family-owned factories and include a British Made Creeper range.
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In 1945, British troops returned from fighting in North Africa to London’s rain-slicked streets. Dusty and battle-weary, the soldiers sought release. They caroused in the insalubrious nightspots of King Cross and Soho. Here the crepe-soled desert boots they wore became known as “Brothel Creepers”.

Inspired by the shoes’ suede upper and hardwearing sole, a local cobbler adapted and refined the style. In a radically streamlined form the Creeper was then adopted by emergent Teddy Boys.

Channelling Edwardian dandyism, while cocking-a-snook at the conservatism of post-war Britain the “Teds” evolved. They were young, free and looking for a good time. This attitude reflected in the birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

The rebellious rise of punk saw Creepers on the feet of some of the scene’s most independent–minded individuals. The Creeper stayed popular as new wave took hold.

By the early 1980’s, the Creeper had fallen out-of-favour with all but the diehard wearers. Underground in its early years adopted the Creeper as one of the British subculture styles that it would champion. Almost unwanted and barely available, especially for girls, this was a shoe that Underground would take hold of and take care of.

Underground Creepers, first produced in the early 1980’s, were sold in our Underground store in Manchester. In 1987, we included it in our first seasonal collection for distribution internationally. The Creeper has remained in our collection for every subsequent season.

Through the years of Brit-pop when the style was still being shunned, it emerged in the early 2000s, being picked for catwalks in New York, London and Paris.

By 2010, the Underground Creeper had set itself as the go-to shoe for the fashion blogger generation. Worn by Rihanna, Rita Ora, Beyonce and Kiko Mizuhara. Now it is the favourite of a new generation of bands from the UK and around the world.

The Original Underground Creeper – Allgender since the 80s.

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Underground Original Apollo Creeper black leather buckle shoe for men and
£160.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK LEATHER – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper black suede buckle shoe for men and
£155.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK SUEDE – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper black and white leather buckle shoe for men and
£160.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK & WHITE LEATHER – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper Black leather and leopard print pony buckle shoe for men and women
£175.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK LEATHER & LEOPARD PRINT – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper Black leather and black pony buckle shoe for men and women
£175.00

APOLLO CREEPER – BLACK LEATHER & PONY HAIR – SINGLE SOLE

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper black leather buckle shoe for men and women
£110.00£200.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK LEATHER – DOUBLE SOLE

Underground Original x MOTÖRHEAD Apollo ace of spades Creeper black leather buckle shoe for men and
£200.00

ORIGINAL APOLLÖ CREEPER – UNDERGROUND X MOTÖRHEAD

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper black and grey suede buckle shoe for men and
£125.00£165.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK & GREY SUEDE – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper black patent leather buckle shoe for men and
£175.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK PATENT LEATHER – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper red leather and leopard print pony buckle shoe for men and women
£180.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – RED LEATHER & LEOPARD PRINT – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper Black leather and red leopard print pony buckle shoe for men and women
£175.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK LEATHER & RED LEOPARD PRINT PONY HAIR

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper burgundy grain leather buckle shoe for men and
£110.00£175.00

APOLLO CREEPER – BURGUNDY GRAIN LEATHER – SINGLE SOLE

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper silver mirror leather buckle shoe for men and
£125.00£200.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – SILVER MIRROR LEATHER – SINGLE SOLE

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper Black leather and black pony hair buckle shoe for men and women
£110.00£215.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK LEATHER & PONY HAIR – DOUBLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper white leather buckle shoe for men and
£165.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – WHITE LEATHER – SINGLE SOLE

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper royal blue leather and leopard print pony buckle shoe for men and women
£90.00£180.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – ROYAL BLUE LEATHER & LEOPARD PRINT – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper black leather and pink suede buckle shoe for men and
£170.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK LEATHER & PINK SUEDE – SINGLE SOLE

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper black suede and natural leopard print pony hair buckle shoe for men and women
£125.00£175.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK SUEDE & NATURAL LEOPARD PRINT – SINGLE SOLE

Underground Original Apollo Creeper green leather and leopard print pony buckle shoe for men and women
£180.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – GREEN LEATHER & LEOPARD PRINT – SINGLE SOLE

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper black leather and red suede buckle shoe for men and
£110.00£170.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – BLACK LEATHER & RED SUEDE – SINGLE SOLE

Sale! Underground Original Apollo Creeper cherry leather buckle shoe for men and
£125.00£175.00

APOLLO – CREEPER – CHERRY LEATHER – SINGLE SOLE