Posted on 20/07/2012
BSc Geography, 1989 RHBNC
Rupert Sanderson is a celebrated shoe designer with stores in Mayfair and Knightsbridge. His clients include Kate Moss, Kristen Scott Thomas, Emma Watson, Cheryl Cole, Sienna Miller, Samantha Cameron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Keira Knightly, Cindy Crawford and Claudia Schiffer. He has collaborated on shoes with Karl Lagerfeld, the Royal Opera House and the National Theatre. Every pair of shoes is crafted in his factory near Ravenna and embodies traditional Italian craftsmanship with distinctive avant-garde design. In 2008 Rupert Sanderson founded Fashion Fringe Shoes with Colin McDowell, with the aim of discovering and nurturing a new range of design talent. Rupert Sanderson was awarded the British Fashion Council's Accessory Designer of the Year in 2008 and the 2009 Accessory Designer at the Elle Style Awards.