Welcome to our blog! This is where you can find out more about what goes on behind the scenes at Chanii B, from the travels of our designer and owner, Chantal Pilon, to the antics of the girls in the shop in Bath.

Chanii's Story

With three generations of the footwear industry within her family, from a young age it was pretty clear what Chanii B designer and owner, Chantal Pilon, was going to end up selecting as a career.  Born in Calgary, Chantal has fond memories of working in her family owned shoe shops, from eating lunch in the stock-room on tables made from shoe boxes to competing with colleagues to make the most sales. Her passion for shoes and innovation was apparent from the beginning.  This passion was furthered when Chantal relocated to London, studying at the prestigious Cordwainers College, now London College of...

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Happy Birthday to us! Celebrating 6 Years!

Birthday Party Event May 2018 Six Years

On May 18th we were fortunate enough to see our sixth birthday arrive. Of course, our lovely customers all over the world are to thank! Without you and your crazy shoe obsessions over the years we would not be able to keep releasing all of these individual designs.  Looking to the year ahead, we have some major plans, way bigger than we could have ever imagined six years ago. So watch this space! Think potential TV appearances and new countries!  We had such a fun day on Friday, with Prosecco kindly supplied by our new neighbours Le Vignoble. Check them out,...

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Behind the scenes of Chanii B (...and an exclusive look at AW18)

Behind every great brand is a lot of hard work, exciting excursions and a small dose of stress, here’s a little insight into a typical season in the life of Chanii B.

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Introducing Sarah Baker - Chanii B's Inspirational Woman of the Year 2017

Bath Charity Event Milsom Place Milsom Place designer One of a kind RUH charity Sarah Baker Sarcoma UK UK Designer

Chanii B is really excited to announce a new partnership with the fabulous Sarah Baker – the Bath-based queen of blogging, fashion and all things social. Chanii B, a brand that stands for bold, independent women of style, has chosen Sarah to be our Inspirational Woman of the Year, as we have been so inspired by the way Sarah has dealt with and written about her recent experiences of cancer. From diagnosis, to treatment, and thankfully the road recovery – a long and sometimes painful journey, which is by no means complete – Sarah has openly shared her experiences. Sarah...

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Showing the love – Small Business Saturday is here again!

Bath Milsom Place designer Small Business Saturday UK Designer

Don’t you just love it when you’re out shopping and you stumble across a really exciting, inspiring shop selling gorgeous things you just can’t wait to buy and show to someone? It’s about my favourite thing, after shoes of course.   In high streets all over the UK, and the world, small independent businesses are fighting to get noticed in the sea of giant brands and global corporations. In many towns and cities, you’ll find the same coffee houses and shops selling the same range of mass-produced products. Don’t get me wrong, I love a bargain as much as the...

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