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Helen Kirkum debuts first ready-to-wear sneaker at LFW
Helen Kirkum, known for creating new sneakers from repurposing old ones, unveiled her first ready-to-wear sneaker at her London Fashion Week presentation. Until now, the Helen Kirkum Studio has been known for its made-to-order service and collaborations, but the new ‘Palimpsest’ sneaker will offer fans a ready-to-wear style featuring her...
Cordwainers names Footwear Student of the Year
The Worshipful Company of Cordwainers has named Helen Kirkum of the University of Northamptonas the winner of the inaugural Cordwainers' Footwear Student of the Year Award. Presented at an awards dinner in London last week by shoe designer Jimmy Choo, Kirkum was named the winner after impressing a judging panel chaired by Katie Greenyer,...