Kite Eden is a London based women’s accessories label offering concise, seasonal collections designed and manufactured in the UK. The company is formed of Sally Kite and Grace Eden. Their aim is to be dynamic and evolving, while focusing on leather, skins and other classical materials. The aesthetic is minimal in form but maximal in materials; clean silhouettes feature sumptuous combinations of colour and texture.
Kite is originally from Bristol and Eden is from the Lake District. Both moved to London in 2007. The pair had seemingly parallel lives, living two streets away and enjoying the same haunts, but only speaking after sharing a central line carriage to Notting Hill. Whilst studying and interning they collaborated on projects together, eventually joining forces permanently.
Kite is Creative Director and designs the collections. Eden is Brand Director and manages the business. Together they co-art direct the label. The desire to produce fresh, interesting designs is at the company’s heart – although they tackle many other aspects with earnest and enjoyment. Their efforts do not stop once the collection has been designed, the pair have a strong visual aesthetic which is readily applied to editorial-style look books, branding and events.