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New York trunk show

New York trunk show

Women’s traditional bespoke shoemaker, Caroline Groves, is visiting New York between 23 – 25 March 2017 to meet new and existing clients at the Kimberly Hotel in Midtown Manhattan.

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Dragon’s den judge for national footwear competition

Dragon’s den judge for national footwear competition

Congratulations to the winners of this year's Footwear Friends Annual Awards. Held at St Mary at Hill Church in Eastcheap, City of London, on 22 October 2016, the awards recognise developing British shoe design talent who are the lifeblood of the industry. Caroline...

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The Secrets of Shoe Design

The Secrets of Shoe Design

As part of the V&A's Shoes: Pleasure and Pain exhibition Caroline was interviewed alongside Christian Louboutin, Sandra Choi, Manolo Blahnik  and Mark Hare. The film is currently playing during the exhibition that looks at the extremes of footwear from around the...

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Win a pair of beautiful bespoke shoes

Win a pair of beautiful bespoke shoes

To celebrate the V&A's exhibition, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, Caroline is offering the ultimate shoe-lovers prize package. You could walk away with a pair of beautiful bespoke ladies shoes worth £2500. Caroline Groves is a bespoke women’s shoemaker and a member...

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Decorative Leather

Decorative Leather

Caroline Groves, maker of bespoke luxury leather goods, is delighted to present her first solo exhibition, which will take place from 5 - 9 May 2015 at 37 Duke Street, St James’, SW1Y 6DF in London. The exhibition will showcase some of her past and current commissions...

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London Craft Week

London Craft Week

Caroline Groves is delighted to be one of the ‘makers’ showcased at London Craft Week. Her handmade bespoke women’s shoes and handbags will be part of the new annual event that puts craftsmanship centre stage of the world’s creative capital. Exceptional craftsmanship...

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Cordwainers elevation

Cordwainers elevation

Caroline Groves joins likes of Jimmy Choo as a member of the historic shoemakers’ guild. On 4 December Caroline became a liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers at a special ‘enclothing’ ceremony held at the Clothworkers’ Hall, Mincing Lane in the City of...

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V&A Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

V&A Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

Caroline Groves is one of the few contemporary shoe designers, alongside Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo, to be featured in the new fashion exhibition announced by the V&A, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain. The exhibition due to open in Autumn 2015 will...

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