Kathryn Wilson

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As part of Idealog's Design Month, we picked the brains of some of the most interesting individuals in the industry to find out their favourite design-related things, their not-so-secretive side hustles and what inspires them creatively. Here's shoe designer Kathryn Wilson.


Mentors have been a critical part of internationally-acclaimed Kiwi shoe designer Kathryn Wilson’s success. From launching her first shoes aged 23 in 2003, to early overseas sales, to developing an e-commerce strategy to cope with burgeoning online business, Wilson has used her heroes to give her advice and bounce ideas off.