Worshipful Company of Cordwainers

In Their Shoes Podcasts

The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers is thrilled to announce the launch of a new podcast series, ‘In Their Shoes’ designed to promote the great British footwear industry as the Company approaches its 750th Anniversary. 

What is the point of bespoke?

Once upon a time, all shoes were handmade. Today, handmade and bespoke shoemaking is a niche area, but the demand for quality, handmade footwear remains alive and kicking.

Walking in other people’s shoes

Past Warden Caroline Squire reflects upon shoes and politics.

Air and Grace at the Footwear Friends Awards

Claire Burrows, owner of Air and Grace, won the Cordwainers Award for Innovation at the tenth Footwear Friends Awards.