Suzanne Sharp, Co-founder of The Rug Company, Designer & Decorator
What does Penelope Chilvers mean to you and what is your connection with the brand? Cool, comfortable shoes and boots that are not tricky to wear. Penelope started her business at the same time as we did, and we have supported each other over the years. Our children are great friends and we inspire each other!
Why did you choose your style of shoe? What is it about this style that you like? I’ve always wanted a pair of snake skin loafers with that classic 70’s Italian vibe. I love them!
What do you two have in common? We share the same values and a love of adventure.
What good things have been passed down from generation to generation? Looking after those around you.
Define family in 3 words: Love, Love, Love.
Penelope Chilvers makes shoes for travel and adventure. How will you wear yours? I will wear them in Africa!
What exciting projects are you currently working on? I’m working on a hotel project in Malta, restoring an 18th century palazzo and gardens.
Nicolas Sharp, Founder of a Tech Start Up in London
Why did you choose your style of boot? What is it about the style that you like? They're really solid and tough but still elegant enough to wear everyday around the city.
How would you describe your mother's style? Effortlessly chic.
How does creativity play a role in your family? My mother is the most creative person I know, and we've been really lucky to grow up around that creativity, it's central to everything we do.
What do you two have in common? A fiery Mediterranean personality.
What good things have been passed down from generation to generation? That family always has been and always will be the most important thing!
Penelope Chilvers makes shoes for travel and adventure. How will you wear yours? Riding my motorbike.