Mahatma Gandhi was definitely on to something when he said, “There is no beauty in the finest cloth if it makes hunger and unhappiness”.
He would have loved Kitty Cooper’s new shoes made using the finest vintage cloth — and no hungry workers.
With a core philosophy that beauty and ethics are not contradictory, the Cordwainers graduate uses her expertise in vintage accessories to rework retro cloths into hot new heels made by a family business in East London. Choose from Hessian platform pumps trimmed with 1930s sack cotton or block-heeled sandals made from lurid 1960s curtains.
They’re green at its most glamorous and will perk up whatever you’re wearing.
From a bolero to a bed sheet.
Available online at kitty-cooper.co.uk.
Photo: Courtesy of Kitty Cooper