Award winning, London based footwear designer Chau Har Lee has been designing and making shoes for over a decade. Chau opened a new chapter in the development of her craft when she studied at the prestigious Royal College of Art in London. Since graduating in 2009 she continues to use unconventional techniques and materials in her quest for originality. Her work combines traditional shoemaking methods with modern technologies, creating a unique aesthetic in her designs. Chau’s work has won her the ITS8 Accessories Collection of the Year in 2009 as well as sponsorship from Fashion East and Newgen taking her to showrooms in London, Paris and New York. A “highpoint” of her career was receiving an award from Manolo Blahnik in recognition of her achievements at the RCA. Chau currently works as a freelance designer and tutor as well as designing for her own label.
SITE CREDITS / Photography - Sylvain Deleu & George Ong / Graphic Design - Hudson Powell