Shoe Design Consultancy

Footwear Consultant

Liam Fahy London offers an extensive consultancy service for B2B brands and include the following remit:

  • Market Research ( Advice on trends, retail placement, customer statistical research)

  • Design in the categories of Luxury mens and women's, Sport, performance and mid priced footwear design consultancy.

  • Creative Direction for Accessory Brands.

  • Design-Team management for brands with multiple category design teams.

  • Product development covering footwear and accessories with developers in factories throughout Italy, Portugal, Spain, China and UK.

  • Social media consultancy for brands, accessing an extensive contact list of journalists, bloggers, influencers etc. 

  • Wholesale and retail consultancy to advise on distribution, trade shows, appropriate stockists, payment terms, deliveries, Shipping etc.

  • Design protection - Advise on Trademarking, Design registration, Protection in China etc.

Design Awards

  • Vogue Talents Award
  • British Fashion Councils NewGen Award (previous recipients include Alexander McQueen, Erdem, Nicholas Kirkwood, Sophia Webster, Simone Rocha etc)
  • Fashion Fringe Award (Judged by Monolo Blahnik)
  • Drapers Footweard Designer of Year.
  • Linnea Pelle Stilista dell'anno

Tailored Analytical Research

All Footwear consultancy market research is tailored to your brand objectives, the size of your company, budget using customer and consumer data.

  • Trend forecasting
  • Consumer Profiling
  • Materials and technology

Developing the Product

Footwear consultancy product development management with your brand's designs. We have an brilliant network of factories, tanneries, suppliers and artisans around the world (Veneto, Milan, Marche, Porto, Northampton, China ...) each specialising in their own field and at various price points to suite you specific projects.

  • Components
  • Packaging
  • Accessories
  • Tooling
  • Sourcing 

Social Media #ShoeConsultant

With an extensive contact list of accessory editors, bloggers, and a strong following across all social media platforms, our Footwear consultancy can advise you on the best ways to reach key influencers in key demographics. 

  • Instagram, pinterest, facebook, weibo, twitter, VK, Tumblr etc
  • Automation, collaboration strategies
  • Introductions
  • Advertising specifically for Accessories


Runway / Catwalk Collections

Our footwear consultancy has undertaken dozens of Catwalk collections for LFW, NYFW etc

  • Research & Design
  • Sample negotiation
  • Development
  • Fittings
  • Delivery to deadline


Wholesale & Retail Consultancy

  • International trade shows: London Fashion Week, Premiere Classe Tuileries, Micam, FFANY, ZipZone etc
  • Distribution strategies and introductions to footwear distributors and footwear showrooms


  • perfomance
  • street 
  • luxury

Conceptual design

  • Concept & Idea outside the traditional industry format. 




To enquire about any aspect of footwear design, shoe consultancy and pricing, please email 



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