house-of-springAt the Footwear Friends annual award ceremony in London last night, new shoe label House of Spring were presented with the The Joe Meltzer Travel Award House of Spring’s founder Radhia was pleased to receive her award from Marco Ellerker on behalf of Philip Meltzer.

The Footwear Friends Annual Awards are now in their tenth year and are established as one of the key awards for developing British Design talent.  The Awards enable Footwear Friends to recognise young entrepreneurs who are the future lifeblood of the industry.

In recognition from key players in the shoe industry House of Spring was chosen from a very strong field of 13 other talented and committed designers to receive this prestigious award.

House of Spring was judged by a panel of judges including: Malcolm Collins (Footwear Friends Trustee), Marco Ellerker (‎Global President & Managing Director Lifestyle Division at Pentland Brands), Jamie Brogden (Head of creative design The Dune Group), Dominic Casey (specialist shoe maker of G.J. Cleverley) and Ben Wright (UK sales manager at Micro-Pak Ltd.)

Radhia comments, “‘We are extremely honoured to be receiving the Joe Meltzer Travel Award by the Footwear Friends, it is such an important award.  We are sincerely grateful for the recognition from the British footwear industry.  The award will help us to take House of Spring to the next level with the benefit of guidance from such an experienced member of the industry.”

Contemporary women’s shoe label House of Spring debuted with their first collection for SS16 and the brand’s philosophy is to combine the effortless elegance of French style with London’s bold and playful character.

House of Spring offers wearable and desirable shoes for the modern woman.  Each shoe style, whilst classic in shape, has its own distinctive personality.  Quality and craftsmanship are at the very heart of House of Spring’s ethos.  All the shoes are designed in London but are made by craftsmen in Portugal using the finest quality leathers and materials.

House of Spring prices start from £135 and the full range is available to purchase at  For further information and a full slide-show of the event photographs please visit

House of Spring are supported by The Prince’s Trust and UK Trade & Investment.