Local designer has been made a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts
Emily Jupp, artist/designer and founder of Milly J Shoes, has been made a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.
After starting out in 2011 making individual shoe sculptures as art pieces for shop window displays, home and wedding décor, it's the latest achievement in her successful career.
From her early beginnings Milly has gained widespread recognition, including demand from celebrities wanting to wear her shoes, art exhibitions and a string of awards.
Working from her shop and studio in the heart of Norwich, she creates bespoke special occasion shoes by hand in a wide range of themes from wearable octopus creations to demure peacock feather and satin designs. The brand has also reimagined the shoe clip as a statement accessory to pimp up your footwear.
Customers can either bring in shoes or Milly will source them and work her magic from there. You can have a pair upcycled, or even made entirely from scratch. Sustainability is important to the business so Milly encourages people to bring in old shoes to have them reinvented.
"The importance of collaboration, sensitive design and inclusivity with clients are also key factors while having fun with innovation," she adds.
For further details visit www.millyjshoes.co.uk