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Blundstone

Founded down under in 1870, these iconic Australian boots have quickly become the much loved, go-to footwear option for many Canadians over the past 25 years.  Armed with updated global brand guidelines, it was time for a redesigned Canadian Shopify Plus experience to tell the relevant brand and product story –  as well as guide users through the various Blundstone boot styles and sizing options. 

Platform

  • Shopify Plus

Industry

  • Apparel
  • Lifestyle

Highlights

  • Online Store 2.0
  • New Brand Identity
  • Site Redesign
  • Custom Theme Development
  • Highly Flexible CMS
  • Multi-Lingual
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USER FIRST APPROACH TO CATALOGUE

Blundstone boots are unisex and so the previous site was literally organized by the catalogue – be it Classics, Originals , Thermal or other “Series”. Our research led us to take a gender first UX approach.

eyond overhauling the navigation and visual mega nav, this meant that inventory had to be shared across mens and womens PDPs. So we had to create versions of product to accommodate users arriving via a womens collection, mens collection, and a unisex version for other paths such as search.

We also migrated blogs, playlists, artists and contests from WordPress and consolidated them all on the Shopify Site, providing a tighter user experience and at the same time making it way easier for the merchant to manage.

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KICK ASS PDP

We dialled this way up, clearly communicating size availability and sizing to improve user confidence in fit and to mitigate costly returns. Throughout the PDP, we created the space to showcase how great the boots are. By leveraging various brand assets – from 360 swivel imagery, cross sectionals, videos and rich lifestyle imagery – users get a sense of the boots, their timeless value and as a result are inspired to buy.

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