Nicholas Kirkwood has come a long way from the converted disabled bathroom that he used as a studio when he was creating his first collection. Now he’s regularly jetting from the style capitals to Toronto and Dubai, and designing his footwear from a studio beneath his flagship in London’s Mayfair.
Literally, it’s about five-and-a-half miles from that “loo” in one of the seedier parts of East London to the genteel environs of Mount Street, where his neighbors include Lanvin and Oscar de la Renta.
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