Cordwainers launches ‘In Their Shoes’ podcast
Footwear trade body the Worshipful Company of (WCC) has launched a new promotional podcast ‘In Their Shoes’.
Featuring the “brightest and best in the footwear industry”, the range of participants spans bespoke footwear and craft experts, to innovative entrepreneurs and influencers.
Hosted by Katie Greenyer, Cordwainer and creative director of Pentland Brands, the podcast features “refreshingly open and honest conversations allowing you to step into the shoes of the talent behind the brands”. This includes what drives and inspires them? What challenges have they overcome and what does the future hold?
The podcast is available on a variety of platforms, including Apple and Google.
The WCC, whose members were originally the shoemakers of the City of London, is one of the City’s oldest livery companies. Today, it works philanthropically to promote the British footwear industry, supporting footwear design and entrepreneurship in both education and fashion, nurturing young talent.
Promoting excellence, the WCC also stages its annual ‘Shoe Oscars’, the Cordwainers Footwear Awards. This year’s winner was De Montfort University student Jihee Ahn, with Kamile Peleckyte and Reuben Crabbe, both from the London College of Fashion, placed second and third respectively.
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