Michael Azu has just completed a Master of Arts in Fashion Footwear from Cordwainers part of the London College of Fashion, University of Arts.
Not just a designer, Michael is also a highly skilled maker. His knowledge of footwear has been gained from working closely with the best footwear technicians and 3D forming specialists at Cordwainers, together with sculptors, jewellery makers and creatives from other industries.
His MA collection 'Fool's Gold' is earning him rapid recognition for footwear design. His use of unusual materials such as artificially aged copper and brass mixed with leather has attracted attention. He is already being hailed as ‘One to Watch’ by leading fashion forecasting experts such as Trendstop and has featured as part of Lidewji Edelkoort’s(Trend Union) MoBA 13 showcase in Holland.