Name of the brand: Pippo / Name of the company: Pippo Footwear

Date of creation : Summer 2010

Country of origin: UK

Name of the owners: Rob and Jude Gallacher

Nbre of employees: 2!

Sales points : approx 20 UK independent stockists including STOMP (Whitley Bay), Zebedee (Peterborough), Little Gems (Hackney)

Own e-store: Yes, from beginning

Company statement: Beautiful shoes for kids

“I have been designing footwear for many years, and worked in some great shoe factories all across the world. When my wife and I had our first daughter, we decided to put together a collection of beautiful shoes for kids. It was all about style and simplicity, fundamental shoe design ideas that you could n’t find on the high-street. That is how Pippo began.”

What makes the brand unique? Designer kids footwear at sensible prices trying to compete with incumbent global giants

How many pieces per collection: 10

Main materials used: lots of full grain leathers

Countries of production : Spain and China