For his latest collection, shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood has collaborated with British artist Hannah Lees, combining her natural artworks with a minimalist design. Elizabeth Finney finds out more
Contemporary artist Hannah Lees describes her work as ‘pickled’. This might conjure up images of aged foodstuffs floating ominously in a jar at the back of a neglected kitchen cupboard, but the finished product of her labours is a series of delicate and distinctive dyed silks. Some of these are currently pinned to the walls of the Nicholas Kirkwood flagship boutique in London’s Mount Street.