Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Liam Fahy (born 26 October 1984) is a shoe designer from Zimbabwe. His eponymous company specializes in luxury ladies shoes, and is famous for its conceptual design ethos.
Liam was born to Peter and Jane Fahy in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. While studying on the prestigious Footwear Design course of De Montfort University. Liam was awarded several design awards including Drapers Student Designer of the Year, The Linea Pelle Young Designer, the UUFA and many others. After a First class graduation with honors, Liam won the first ever Fashion Fringe Accessories award, judged by Manolo Blahnik and Chairman of The Costume Society of Great Britain, Colin McDowell. Previous winners to this award include Erdem and Basso & Brooke. As a result Liam became the first ever protege of BFC British Fashion Council Accessory designer Rupert Sanderson.