The House of L.K.Bennett
L.K.Bennett is a British accessible luxury brand and shoe specialist that reflects its unmistakable heritage; a modern blend of femininity, colour and style. Its collections of shoes, ready-to-wear, handbags and accessories, appeal to women who want a wardrobe perfect for any occasion. Founded by Linda Bennett in London in 1990 and renowned for her signature kitten heel shoes favoured by celebrities and stylish women alike, L.K.Bennett rapidly became the ultimate destination for feminine footwear. Ready-to-wear collections were introduced in 1998 establishing the company as a leading fashion house.
July 2008 saw an important step in L.K.Bennett’s expansion as Robert Bensoussan, co-founder of Sirius Equity, together with Phoenix Equity Partners invested in the brand as majority shareholders. In September 2012, Didier Drouet joined the company as Chief Executive Officer, taking up the post from Robert Bensoussan who remains L.K.Bennett’s Executive Chairman.
A design-driven label with a luxury twist, the distinctive handwriting stays strong thanks to a dedicated in-house design team, creating looks that appeal to an expanding customer base. The Group has significant retail and wholesale presence in key international markets including North America, Europe and the Middle East and is now operating through 166 branded locations around the world including 114 in the UK and Ireland and online at lkbennett.com.