• Life.Style.etc loves… Bespoke sandals in 15 minutes

    by  • July 11, 2013 • 0 Comments

     

    The Sandal and the Craftsman couldn’t be further from the high street experience of buying shoes, but remarkably for something bespoke, you could easily pick up a pair in your lunch break. Italian leather soles that are fitted to your feet,then you choose the colour and style and hey presto – they’re made by an artisan shoe maker in front of you. Pick up a pair from £60 from the following pop ups…

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    The World According to… Luke Irwin

    by  • July 10, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Luke Irwin is an award winning designer specialising in bespoke hand knotted rugs.   He works closely with artisan weavers in Nepal and Jaipur to create his timeless and original designs that reference amongst other things, nature, history, and geometry. 

    Luke set up his rug design business in 2003 after a chance encounter with the son of a master Tibetan weaver at a party inspiring him to enter the rug trade. Luke quickly built up a strong reputation in the interiors world thanks to his unique eye for pattern, earning him a loyal client base of top designers, architects, private clients and retailers. In 2010, Luke Irwin opened his flagship store on Pimlico Road.

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