SOLE 2 SOLE Journal — designers

Kandee Shoes, Now Available at SOLE 2 SOLE

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It's hard not to want to devour Kandee Shoes. They're a little whimsical, a little quirky and all-round badass.  The brand hails from the UK, and is the brainchild of designer Mr Kandee AKA Josh Wayman. The former hairstylist, out of boredom, and in his quest for creative fulfilment, started sketching shoe designs and thus, Kandee was born.  Since its inception just over three years ago, Kandee shoes has garnered cult followings in London, New York and Italy, and global fashion icons Rita Ora, Jessie J, Kim Kardashian, Cher Lloyd and Little Mix have all been spotted in Kandee shoes. If industry...

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Emi and Eve | From Bullets to Beauty

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Bullets to Beauty from Emi&Eve on Vimeo.   We’re big fans of philanthropic fashion brands and the latest brand in SOLE 2 SOLE’s portfolio is Hong Kong-based Emi&Eve.   The brand, a brainchild of designer Cassandra Posterma, employs artisans from various parts of Asia, providing stable work for marginalised individuals.   These artisans include a family in Cambodia, who smelts bomb casings into stunning symbols of friendship and peace; a group of disabled Chinese women who sew clutch handbags, and a small Thai community who weave fabrics to earn money after their coastal village was devastated in the tsunami of...

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We ♡ Lulu

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It goes without saying of course, that we at SOLE 2 SOLE love the brand Lulu Guinness. While I myself may own a very humble collection of Lulu Guinness, I proudly call them family heirlooms, because that's exactly what they are. More than just bags or accessories, Lulu Guinness products always have some sort of whimsical story, they're colourful and they make a statement. Sure, I might not be toting my classic lip clutch wherever I go, but they're definitely a prized possession in my wardrobe! The latest Lulu Guinness Spring Summer 2014 that just arrived in our store in...

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Staff Picks: Jean

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Jean is effervescent, warm and almost always smiling. She's been at SOLE 2 SOLE for almost two years and she enjoys that she gets to meet many different kinds of people on the job. When she's not working, she's hunting down good deals and spending time in greenery. Here are her top picks: Lulu Guinness Black Wink Top Zip  Havaianas Slim Geometric White  French Sole Henrietta Gold Wash Croc Flat Lulu Guinness Lipstick Keyring

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5 Questions With… Desti Saint of Desti Saint Handbags

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When I first met Desti about two years ago, I thought she had the coolest name ever. The name was begging to be something big. What I know now, is on top of the killer name, she is nothing short of an incredible human being - a talented designer, a devoted and loving mother and wife, and the most down-to-earth person you'd ever meet. We spoke to Desti for the second part of our designer interview series... read on to find out more! We know you started designing because you couldn't find a gold bag, have you made the perfect gold bag?...

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