Who are Risdon & Risdon

Risdon & Risdon are a new British company based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

They are two generations bringing together their creative strengths and ideas. Mother and sons – Carla, Alex and James – they each have a clear design perspective. Founder Carla has a background in textiles, sewing and making – mixed with a passion for traditional craftsmanship and a love of modern design. Alex is the leather worker with a natural talent for working raw materials into beautiful pieces. James is behind the branding, web design and is part-time photographer.

They all believe in quality that not only lasts but looks good.

What makes our aprons so special?

"My apron arrived today and I am totally thrilled with it! I work as a silversmith and have hunted for so long for a stylish and good quality apron so was very lucky to discover your website. The attention to detail is excellent, it is so lovely to buy from an independent British company."


"It's just amazing! Wonderful denim, wonderful leather straps system. I am very happy with your product. I would like to thank you for this perfect work."


"Absolutely over the moon with my apron. Fantastic quality and awesome service. Thanks a lot."


"Exactly what I hoped for but never expected to find!"


"I love it."