My fashion life: footwear
Jingjing Fan’s luxury accessories brand Elleme is capturing some high-profile stockists attention with its distinctive shapes and playful designs.
Having worked at labels such as Saint Laurent, Chloé, Marni, Karl Lagerfeld and Stella McCartney, accessories designer Estelle Orilland has launched her own brand – Stée.
Ada Kokosar’s luxury footwear brand, Midnight 00, uses PVC wrapping to create party-proof fairytale shoes.
Marcus Fairfax Fountaine and Felix Favor Parker always wanted to work together, and took the chance to create their own luxury footwear brand
Manny Kohli, president and owner of Canadian vegan accessories brand Matt and Nat, talks to Drapers about veganism, sustainability and pioneering future fabrics.
The Australian outback provides the perfect inspiration for RM Williams’ head of design Jeremy Hershan.
Drapers caught up with Marie Nilsson Peterzén, creative director, vice-president and co-founder of footwear brand Vagabond, to find out the secrets to the brand’s success.
Drapers spoke to Justin Taggart, commercial director of children’s footwear brand Chipmunks to find out about his brand ambitions and high fashion background.
Michelle Poole started out in fashion with a fashion marketing degree from Newcastle Poly, graduating in 1992. She now works in Colorado as senior vice-president for global product creation and merchandising for Crocs. She speaks to Drapers about her early love of fashion and passion for product.
Drapers spoke to Julia Mayer, the founder and designer of Julia Mays Footwear to find out more about her life in fashion
Drapers catches up with Eleonora Pujia and Vinciane Stouvenaker, joint creative directors of Italian accessories brand Coccinelle, about their inspirations and passion for powerful women.
In a bid to escape the world of property recruitment, Archie Hewlett founded Duke & Dexter in 2014, armed with £5,000 and a passion for vintage slippers. He spoke to Drapers about the brand’s journey and the challenges he has faced along the way.
Founder of eponymous luxury trainer brand Rose Rankin has elevated the humble sneaker to luxury status.
The Jones Bootmaker head of design talks hertitage, craftsmanship and her background in industrial design.
Designer and entrepreneur Aruna Seth applies the skills she learnt from her father to her own glamorous, feminine shoe line
The co-founder and designer of footwear brand Ancient Greek Sandals on working for Louis Vuitton, setting up her own label and a recurring work-related nightmare.
The footwear designer on why he loves the constant change of the fashion industry and what he does to get inspired.
The footwear designer on her love of travel and favourite snakeskin boots
My Fashion Life: Emmanuel Eribo & Philippe Homsy, Butterfly Twists co-founders on turning a concept into a brandSubscription
Two of the four co-founders of footwear brand Butterfly Twists discuss staying young and hungry and being inspired by the Rubin family.
The winner of the inaugural Drapers Footwear Graduate of the Year Award talks shoes, ecological fashion and DJ Jazzy Jeff.