Make sure to head to Sway Gallery in Old Street for premium 'made in Japan' products.' The gallery has two key areas: the exhibition area and a little gallery shop, that offers new lifestyle ideas with carefully selected made in Japan items. The aim is to introduce to Europe Japanese hidden gems.
The Cordwainers college has been teaching the art of shoemaking for almost 130 years - graduates include Patrick Cox, Emma Hope and Jimmy Choo. Since merging with the London College of Fashion, it’s been located in Clerkenwell. Kate O’Donnell meets the students and tutors crafting our footwear future.