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THE HETTY ROSE LABEL MAKES BESPOKE HANDMADE SHOES
Shoes with Stories
The collection is based on a theory of re-using and re-working vintage materials in a creative and sustainable way, hand making gorgeous, feminine shoes to fit.
These materials are primarily vintage Japanese kimono fabrics: relics of a disappearing world, saturated in significance and hidden meanings.
The colours and folds signify various seasons, occasion, status and personal taste of the wearer.
The designer hand selects the most exquisite antique fabrics to use as uppers for handmade shoes to create unique footwear.
The designs are simple, yet provocative, designed to make the foot appear more attractive. The collaboration of colours, materials, service and directional design result in unique, wearable footwear.
Contact Hetty directly if you would like to order or stock our bespoke handmade shoes.
Henrietta Rose Samuels graduated from the London College of Fashion with a degree in Footwear Design & Development (Cordwainers).
During her time at university, Henrietta also gained an industrial placement for one year of study with footwear designer Georgina Goodman. She has worked in London and Italy for handmade shoe companies.
Hetty set up the company in 2007 and was selected to exhibit at London Fashion Week in her first season. She now features at many shows and exhibitions and often hosts shoe parties - join our mailing list to find out more.
Henrietta loves: her workshop, sushi, circles, colour and milky tea.
Thank God for the likes of Hetty Rose who now make the most covetable shoes imaginable