We met Meher Kakalia in 2004, during her first show.
Since then, you find her shoes at the feet of most of our silhouettes.
Her soft second-skin leather ballerinas, hand embroidered like jewels, and now her sandals which harmonize with all our colours…We were meant to meet one day!
And yet, that might not have happened, because Meher Kakalia was born in Pakistan.
After leaving Pakistan to study in London, Meher worked for a few years in the City.
Then she decided to pursue a more creative and international career.
In Berlin, she made tons of meetings, including with Paul Smith, who helped her believe in herself.
Because since the beginning, Meher Kakalia had a beautiful idea that only needed a push: revisit the Pakistani artisan traditions.
And she did it…