British shoemaker Rupert Sanderson founded his eponymous brand in 2001. With the design philosophy of ‘less is more,’ by creating simple chic footwear with an emphasis on perfecting the silhouettes of the heels and choosing the best materials to flatter and lengthen the leg has won him an array of fans including Hollywood A-listers like Keira Knightley as well as s royalties including The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.
Designer Rupert Sanderson was born in Penang, Malaysia but soon moved London to study Geography and upon graduation, worked in in advertising. Realising he wanted a creative career, he enrolled for a shoe-making course and worked with design houses like Sergio Rossi before starting his own label.
He was awarded Accessory Designer of the Year by the British Fashion Council in 2008 and by Elle Style Awards in 2009 for his avant-garde design. He has his shoes hand crafted in Bologna, Italy.