Having graduated in Footwear and Accessories Design from the London College of Fashion, I started the Renush label to use that grounding in traditional design and crafting as the basis for exploring what I could conceive of, and do, with this fantastic material. I believe very strongly in using second hand materials, which as well as being environmentally sound also adds special history and memory to a piece, and I make use of every inch of the hide - there is no wastage as all off-cuts are saved and used in other pieces. Wherever possible I source my material from the UK, and all production is local - everything is made in my studio in Brighton.

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