Jul 20, 2016
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Jones Bootmaker hires new Head of Design

Jul 20, 2016

British footwear brand Jones Bootmaker has appointed Barbara Paleka Lucas as new Head of Design, strengthening a management team that has also recently welcomed Sarah Davies as Chief Product Officer.

Barbara Paleka Lucas, new Head of Design for Jones Bootmaker - Jones Bootmaker

In her new role, Barbara Paleka Lucas will be responsible for building a strong design team to create exciting men’s, women’s, children’s and accessories collections for the brand under the guidance of Sarah Davies.

Barbara has worked in the footwear industry for over 12 years. Her previous roles include positions at high street brands including Kurt Geiger, Dune Group, Liz Clairbone, All Saints and Hunter.

She said: “taking on the role of Head of Design will be the challenge of my career. I look forward to setting up a new vocabulary at Jones Bootmaker—a storied brand with a fascinating and untapped history. As the first retailer in London to fit electric lighting, we will harness that pioneering spirit and energy for future collections.”

Her first line for Jones Bootmaker will come into play for Autumn Winter 2018.

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