Indie footwear brand Sante and Wade signs licensing agreement with French Connection

Premium and inclusive footwear brand Sante + Wade has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with French Connection.

The disruptive footwear label will work with the renowned high street retailer to develop, manufacture and market a women’s footwear range for the UK and Europe over the next 12 months.

The first collection will hit stores in SS23 offering various styles for £80 to £120.

Co-founders Shola Asante and Agnès Cushnie

French Connection licensing manager Amber Fenner comments: “Licensing is an integral part of our business at French Connection. To partner with an industry innovator whose ethos and quality aligns with ours is invaluable to bringing the consumer the best possible product at key price points.”

Sante + Wade’s co-founder Agnès Cushnie adds: “Our philosophy is that everyone should have the opportunity to experience beautiful and comfortable shoes, whatever their size. We are delighted to partner with such a prestigious brand with a resounding success in the contemporary market.”

Founded by best friends Shola Asante and Agnès Cushnie, Sante + Wade offers trend-led handcrafted footwear handcrafted in sizes EU 38 – 46 (UK 5 – 11) with the option of standard or wide fit.