Godfrey at work - clog and shoe making workshop, Castle Douglas

January 2010 Shoes and Craft 2015 - 2016

Motivated by the need for sustainable change, Edinburgh-based designer Emily Harrison has re-designed the classic British brogue using tanning processes that are 100% free from chromium, aldehydes and organic solvents and is thus significantly more sustainable and eco-friendly. The designs utilise traditional shoe making techniques, sustainable materials, such as horsehair, and a completely new tanning technology, which bypasses the chromium-based process...

The Alternative British Brogue by Emily Harrison


Emily Harrison's chromium-free brogues


“Zaza” cotton coat – Coats & jackets – GUDRUN SJÖDÉN – Webshop, mail order and boutiques | Colourful clothes and home textiles in natural materials.

"Zaza" cotton coat – Craftsmanship – GUDRUN SJÖDÉN – Webshop, mail order and boutiques