TSKENYA is an immersive footwear brand that specialises in the niche size range 8-13 UK (10-15US) and is free from gendered marketing.
Style is important. At TSKENYA, we make sure that our shoes are bang on trend each season. People with larger sized feet should be able to find shoes that mirror contemporary trends.
Intersectionality makes us stronger. We represent all people with larger sized feet regardless of their gendered identity, hence our stance against gendered marketing. Our brand is proud to be an ally for the LGBTQ+ community.
You should not have to pay more just because your feet are bigger. We will always look for ethical ways to drive down the price of our product, so you can have both stylish and affordable footwear.
Growing up, finding larger sized footwear was virtually impossible. Even when I could find shoes they were horrible looking and overpriced; when I went to buy shoes I was reminded that I did not fit into the stereotypical conventions of idealistic western beauty. In 2016, I had enough and decided to start a brand to represent ALL people with larger sized feet regardless of their gender identity, hence our stance against gendered marketing.
We are a brand of intersectionality. We break the rules. We are not just passionate about style, we are also passionate about giving back to the community and will regularly pledge selected profits to charities that support our LGBTQ+ siblings, those who have suffered from bullying and domestic violence.
I promise that this brand will continuously push to create stylish and sustainable footwear for everyone to stand tall in. I promise that we will do our best to serve our conscious community, through ethical and gender inclusive practices. I promise that I will not stop until these shoe sizes are widely available EVERYWHERE – not only making them highly accessible through e-commerce but also on the high street. I make you those promises and I will keep those promises.
Tskenya-Sarah Frazer, Founder & Designer
Tskenya-Sarah Frazer is the founder and designer of TSKENYA, born and raised in the eclectic cultural hub Hackney, London. After graduating in 2016 from the prestigious King’s College London with a degree in English Literature and Language she turned her eyes to design after being turned down for countless editorial jobs. Tskenya-Sarah is passionate about intersectional feminism and diversifying the landscape of fashion as we know it. She currently resides in Hackney Central, London.
what they’re saying
Sometimes, I need to get a size UK9 because a UK8 in some shops tends to be too small, but these are true to size. I am going to have many of them in my shoedrobe!"
I remember when I was younger my mother buying me men’s shoes because my feet were 'too big'. Now I get a chance to discover my style with TSKENYA, and embrace my individuality in a sexy pair of heels!
The hunt for cool cute shoes that fit can be so frustrating. It’s so hard to stride with confidence when you feel inelegant. TSKENYA gives me the comfort of being comfortable walking more than a mile in my own shoes.
TSKENYA is the brand I've been waiting for my whole life. Being a trans girl with a slightly larger than average foot, I've always had to chose between cute shoes or shoes that fit, I finally have cute shoes... that fit. Revolutionary.