Victoria Gordon

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United Kingdom
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom
Alma mater
  • University of Edinburgh
  • London College of Fashion
OccupationShoe Designer
Alexander White

Alexander White (born June 1988) is a British shoe designer who launched his eponymous footwear line in September 2014. He is known for his feminine design approach which has led to distribution internationally, including major retailers, such as Barneys New York, Lane Crawford and Level Shoe District.[1]

He attended The King's School, Chester, an independent school in Chester before going to study Design and Applied Arts at the University of Edinburgh. During this time White noticed his love for shoe design and later studied Footwear Design at Cordwainers' College at London College of Fashion.[2]

Before starting his own label, White gained industry experience at Giles Deacon, Erdem and Kurt Geiger. Whilst working for Kurt Geiger he set out to launch his brand after a chance encounter with the Creative Director of Jimmy Choo at Heathrow airport.[3][4]

In 2015 he was one of the finalists in Vogue Italia’s WHO IS ON NEXT? Competition[5]. In 2017, Alexander White was named Footwear Designer of the Year at the Draper’s Footwear Awards [1]. Later that year he presented his first collection at London Fashion Week.[6][3][7]

Alexander White is a member of the British Fashion Council.[8]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Brown, Harriet (26 July 2017). "Alexander White's big plans for his focused, feminine footwear". Drapers. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  2. Tilley, Jesse (20 August 2019). "Life of Alumni Award Winning Footwear Designer Alexander White". London College of Fashion. Retrieved 1 September 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Hirschmiller, Stephanie (16 February 2018). "Exclusive Preview: Jimmy Choo's Sandra Choi Told Alexander White to Start His Own Label". Footwear News. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  4. Burney, Ellen (15 September 2017). "Five London-Shoe-Designers To Know". British Vogue. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  5. Pervinca Bellini, Elisa (7 February 2015). "Alexander White WHO IS ON NEXT womenswear 2015". Vogue Italia. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
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  7. Hirschmiller, Stephanie (21 February 2018). "Disco Balls, Haute Hoofers & More of the Best Presentations at London Fashion Week". Footwear News. Retrieved 10 January 2020.
  8. "BFC Members". British Fashion Council. Retrieved 12 February 2021.

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