Liam Fahy

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Liam Fahy (born 26 October 1984) is a shoe designer from Zimbabwe. His eponymous company specializes in luxury ladies shoes, and is famous for its conceptual design ethos.

Biography[edit]

Liam Fahy was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. He is a recipient of the British Fashion Council NewGen award [1] whose previous recipients include Alexander McQueen, Mary Katrantzou and Peter Pilotto.

He studied at the prestigious Footwear Design course of De Montfort University and was awarded several design awards including Drapers Student Designer of the Year, The Linea Pelle Young Designer, the UUFA and many others. After a First class graduation with honors, Liam won the first ever Fashion Fringe Accessories award,[2] judged by Manolo Blahnik and Chairman of The Costume Society of Great Britain, Colin McDowell. Previous winners to this award include Erdem and Basso & Brooke. As a result Fahy became the first ever protégé of BFC British Fashion Council[3] accessory designer Rupert Sanderson.[4]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Home". British Fashion Council. Retrieved 2013-10-14. 
  4. ^ "Luxury Designer Shoes". Rupert Sanderson. 2013-09-26. Retrieved 2013-10-14. 

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