And the trophy goes to . .
The Cordwainers National Footwear Student Awards are now in their fifth year and the celebration this year exceeded expectations.
While the rest of the cycling fraternity watched the Tour de France last Sunday, the Cordwainers’ claimant to the yellow jersey, Past Master James Calder, was powering around London in the Prudential Ride London event: 100 gruelling miles in driving rain to raise money for the Master’s charity, the Alzheimer’s Society and FarmAfrica.
Footwear Awards 2018: meet the judges
Judgement day has been and gone for the Cordwainers National Footwear Student Awards 2018. Fifteen talented students from De Montfort University, the University of Northampton and Cordwainers at the London College of Fashion have submitted designs for this coveted award and the winner will be announced on 7 June at Clothworkers’ Hall.