‘British products give people a connection to our heritage and our identity’ – says Janet Middleton of Starchild Shoes Ltd.

Arriving at Starchild HQ you are instantly transported into the world of its owner and designer, Janet Middleton. Having worked in the shoe manufacturing industry for nearly twenty years, Janet has experienced every side of the industry; from high fashion labels such as Vivienne Westwood to women’s shoe factories in Leicestershire, Manchester and Cumbria. Janet

Quality not Quantity

The whole ethos and drive behind The Great British Exchange was routed in deep and passionate belief in the raw creative talent of the British public. We are slap bang in the middle of an epidemic of a throw away culture and until a few years ago, small batch local produce was seen as an