Brother Vellies Makes Shoes With a Conscience

On location in Namibia in springbok vellies | Photo: Jason Eric Hardwick for Brother Vellies

The August spotlight shines on Aurora James of Brother Vellies, who’s preserving the traditional shoemaking craft of South Africa through vibrant footwear with a rustic edge – and providing sustainable artisan jobs to boot.

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The Spotlight | Sarah Angold

Nahal neckpiece by Sarah Angold | Source: Sarah Angold Studio

This month, the BoF Spotlight shines on Sarah Angold, a young London designer whose sculptural statement pieces have a futurist-meets-craftsmanship aesthetic and feature an unusual blend of materials from wood to manmade composites, inspired by science fiction films like Transformers.

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