Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Design Talent: Joanne Stoker
Joanne studied fashion and textiles Ba Hons Degrees at Northumbria University Newcastle-upon-Tyne and moved to New York to gain experience as a Textile Designer. Trained with Paul Thomas, a bespoke shoe designer, worked as a graphic and architectural model maker at a big construction company in London and as freelance textile designer and fashion illustrator. Then gfrom the Cordwainers College, London College of Fashion,in 2009 with a Master in Footwear Design and was finalist in the ITS International Competition in Italy. She has won many awards including First Into Fashion Award with Jimmy Choo and Melanie Rickey, and the Footwear Friends Award sponsored by the British Footwear Association. Now, she is ready to star her own shoe label. (Vogue.it) What an amazing talent!