For the collection Modern Heritage I’ve embraced my Dutch ancestry and am inspired by the Dutch folklore, 2015.
Chrissie Houtkooper: ‘I grew up in the north of Holland in a traditional Dutch family, that determines my design. As a shoe designer I was interested in wooden clogs. I modern by combining it with the most popular shoe, the sneaker. Tradition came along with technology. The collection revolves around modern heritage artisans, quality and attention to material, technology and workmanship.’