Footwear designer Rupert Sanderson focuses on comfort, shoe care, and breaks in a pair of heels

Rupert Sanderson, shoe designer to stars on the silver screen, gives us the low-down on what women want — in a pair of high heels. Heels are like tricky, little vixens. Their sensous arches entice with the promise of elegance and stature, but give them the span of a day, and these very same curves […]

The New Shoe Stars

CHARKVIANI, Ellie Mole, Frances McDonald, Heather Blake, Liam Fahy and Sophie Gittins are the ultra-talented shoe designers who have impressed some of the top names in the business to win a place in the first ever Fashion Fringe footwear final – with the ultimate prize of an apprenticeship with master shoemaker Rupert Sanderson decidedly in […]

What A Pair

RUPERT SANDERSON and Antonio Berardi are making shoes together. The Bruton Place-based shoe designer – who owns his own factory in Italy, where British designer Berardi is based – was asked to collaborate by Berardi’s longtime creative partner Sophia Neophitou, and the result, he says, is a “genuine collaboration”. “It’s great to do something that […]

Desire On Desire

LONDON-based shoe genius Rupert Sanderson is throwing open the doors of his boutique at 33 Bruton Place as host for the first time to a contemporary art exhibition: La Bête, Or the Object of Desire, for T1+2 Gallery Annex Projects. The show, which pays homage to the controversial Polish filmmaker Walerian Borowczyk and the Baroque-Rococo […]

March In Paris

SHOE designer and VOGUE.COM blogger extraordinaire Rupert Sanderson has announced the opening of his first ever pop-up shop in Paris. Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche in Paris will host a selection of Sanderson’s sprin/summer 2009 collection from Thursday 5 March, just as fashion week begins. The department store has been a great supporter of Sanderson […]

Sanderson’s Travels

SHOE DESIGNER Rupert Sanderson has found himself incredibly, if pleasingly, busy over the past few weeks – as he gears up to open eponymous boutiques in both Paris and Hong Kong. Sanderson, who is currently in Hong Kong for the launch of the first of the two boutiques, is excited to bring his collection to […]

Work Of Art

RUPERT SANDERSON will play host to House of Voltaire this month as it transforms the top floor of its Bruton Place store into a temporary pop-up shop. Upstairs at Rupert Sanderson will give shoppers the chance to buy unique art works by contemporary leading artists, as well as quirky fashion items. SEE OUR FAVOURITES HERE […]

New Heights

RUPERT SANDERSON’S latest collection takes the designer’s skills to new heights; with the launch of a higher heel. The new 140mm heel appears on four styles complete with a double platform, creating the “different and more daring” effect that he aimed for, although Sanderson’s signature clean silhouette is still very much in evidence. SEE THEM […]

Blogs Of The Week

BELLA FREUD: Pays tribute to her beloved mother and father RUPERT SANDERSON: Shows us his first ever campaign YASMIN SEWELL: Enjoys lunch in the countryside and compares baby bumps KATIE HILLIER: Is hopping mad about her fluffy new phone accessory DAVID GANDY: Tells us what it takes to get the body of an Adonis VIRGINIA […]

Rupert Sanderson’s Artistic Project

RUPERT SANDERSON has enlisted illustrator and artist Margot Bowman to help launch his latest collection in style. Bowman will take over the brand’s website for one month from Thursday – and plans to turn it into an “artistic hub”. “The Rupert Sanderson website will be at the mercy of Margot Bowman,” said spokesperson for the […]