For the new Alexander McQueen Spring 2015 RTW Collection, Sarah Burton was in a Japanese state of mind – this is not the first time the house uses Asian motifs in its shows or use the ethereal white orchids as inspiration – geisha and samurai embodied the extremes of her latest line, cherry-blossom petals adorned the precious handbags in shades of soft pink, and, of course, for the lovers of the darker inner side of Alexander McQueen, lashed-up gladiator boots […]
Gaetano Perrone, the chief designer of shoes and accessories of fashion house Alexander McQueen, released a limited edition of shoes and bags created especially for the Vogue Night’s Out event. With the shows going on in Milan these days, fans of the brand will be happy to know that they will find the gorgeous pieces at the luxury fashion boutique 10 Corso Como, and only there. Related articles Victoria Beckham marches on (in winklepickers) for spring 2015 with shoe debut How […]
The Californian beauty, Cameron Diaz, unveiled her first full collection of shoes and bags for the fashion label Pour La Victorie. Although she didn’t have any design experience before joining the New York based brand she knew that she wanted to create something simple and clean, “without too many bells and whistles“. The result is a collection that covers an entire wardrobe – we see sexy heels and comfy boots, in autumn colours like burgundy and navy, grey and black. “When […]
Every girl must have in her wardrobe at least one pair of black pumps, and now, in addition to black, for a bit of a change, the blue pumps can be an inspired getaway from the routine. Matched with colourful dresses in cotton and denim – in other words with most of the summer wardrobe – these pumps will play their part on helping you create a fabulous look.
The italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, for its Resort 2015 Collection, took inspiration from the Swinging Sixties era. Is well-known that Cavalli is a lover of visual excess, so, in his new collection of accessories couldn’t miss the gold accents, crystals and exotic leather.
The demonic image of the evil Maleficent did not leave indifferent many of the world’s designers and makeup artists – like MAC and Stella Mccartney to name a few- so they created gorgeous collections inspired by the heroine of the fantasy blockbuster, beautiful Angelina Jolie. For the premiere of the movie, Louboutin, in collaboration with the actress, launched “Malangeli“, a made-to-measure range of shoes, in limited edition, which can be ordered in the five Christian Louboutin boutiques around the world, starting October 20 […]
The best way to put a spin on our day is to treat ourselves with a pair of fabulous shoes, and we do have plenty to choose from. In the current collections designers lure us with classic pumps in bright prints and eccentric motifs – Garphical hearts at Saint Laurent, stones at Miu Miu, floral motifs at MSGM and Dolce & Gabbana – before you 10 most trendy pairs from the online stores.
There are shoes that resemble jewellery, and Nicholas Kirkwood, for the Resort 2015 Collection, was having a blast mixing bold colours, metallic finishes, adding pearls to his extraordinary pieces, graphic black and gold options, lace – all in the name of luxury and elegance.
French fashion house Vionnet unveiled their Resort 2015 Collection. Inspired by the dragonfly wings, with splashes of colour – like the gorgeous Mosaic bag sprinkled with paint – the accessories are notable and, the sandal sneakers are one of the collection’s highlight.
The world’s famous designer, photographer and artist, Karl Lagerfeld has collaborated with a variety of fashion and art related projects – this time he created a capsule collection for Melissa, and its the second time in a row that he does it for the brand. For the Fall/Winter 2014.15 collection he designed five different models of shoes, inspired by himself, in bright colours – each pair is a masterpiece, and with The World Cup going on this year, he embellished […]
The new Fall/Winter 2014.15 collection of Gianvito Rossi got a very specific theme – Western Style – we see contrast piping, large leather stitching, ankle boots. All elements of the cowboy style, translated in a very chic and fashionable way, of course. Here are fifteen of the most distinctive and beautiful pairs from the collection.
Designers often find inspiration in the culture of the exotic countries and use their traditional ornaments and embroidery in their collections. So, the British designer Nicholas Kirkwood based his Summer 2014 mini capsule collection of shoes, on the Mexican geometric drawings. The collection includes three items – a pair of pumps, sandals and espadrilles – inspired by the Mexican spirit, with bright embroidery, ideal for the summer season, that you can either take them with you on vacation and wear […]
Miuccia Prada inspired her latest collection by one of the art movements of the seventies, built on the interest in Art Deco, and has created a very beautiful line in which we saw a lot of chiffon dresses, fancy fur and graphic prints. All this perfectly complement with the sandals and boots with platform resembling art objects. White, red and black models are designed in a minimalist style and platforms with reliefs – in the collection there are several models with […]
Casadei offers a new collection of elegant shoes designed with an original curved heel. We are used to vertiginous heels and aggressive pumps of the iconic label – this time we see a smaller hight in the “Flute” collection for Spring- Summer 2014. Some of the pairs come in powdery-pink and body-beige, but the collection offers also bright colors and print. The models can be ordered online at Farfetch.com.
It’s the second time around that the French fashion house, Maison Martin Margiela, collaborates with the cult sneaker label, Converse. The revisited models are the classic All Star Chuck ’70 and Jack Purcell, only unlike last time, Maison Martin Margiela’s Spring/Summer 2014 Converse are made of leather, and not textile. The shoes are covered with French house’s signature Blanc de Meudon paint, which will gradually wear off, revealing the colour underneath – bright blue or red for Jack Purcell model, pale yellow and dark […]
Chanel presented its Cruise 2015 Collection in Dubai, and now we get a closer look to the accessories that Karl Lagerfeld created for us – we see satin slippers, small “glass” heels, of course couldn’t miss the pearl clutches, with floral accents and gold shades – luxury at its most. But the most talked about item is the quilted petrol can bag, a fashionable accessory, an homage to the country’s biggest wealth. Here is the Chanel Resort 2015 Accessories collection.
Butterflies are one of the main topics in the Autumn/Winter 2014-2015 collection of Valentino. Prints and embroidery depicting the most beautiful insects on earth, decorated Valentino’s luxurious long dresses, kimonos and long skirts, capes and mini-dresses. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli continued the theme of the butterflies in the Fall 2015 collection of accessories called Camobutterfly. Camobutterfly consists of a combination of the words “camouflage” and “butterfly” and hints at a much more feminine and romantic and protective version […]
Jimmy Choo prepares for the launch of a new service – the made-to-measure – that, until now, was given only to the red carpet celebrities, will be also available for their other clients, starting from May 19, in Jimmy Choo Paris boutiques, in the avenue Montaigne and rue Saint-Honoré. It’s a first for the British company and models that can be customised are Anouk, Lance, Xenie and Tite. Personalization service Jimmy Choo, from Monday May 19 in French Jimmy Choo boutiques. 34 avenue Montaigne, Paris 8th and 376 rue Saint-Honoré, […]
The summer Casadei heels are to die for – the “Blade” pumps, in real steel high heel, became a cult of the Casadei house and one of women’s favourite accessory – the new collection of shoes comes in metallic gold and silver leather, lasered leather snakeskin effect, neon, red and orange colours, as well as classic black and white with silver stitching. Here are 15 items, best of the collection. The prices range in between € 620.00 and € 640.00 and are available for […]
Get in the mood for summer, for the ocean blue, refreshing cocktails and non the less, a glamorous look. Here are some of the coolest accessories so you won’t feel like a “fish out of water“, an under the sea life translated into our world!
Charlotte Olympia opened her very first flagshipstore in Miami and the place she chose for that is the city’s Bal Harbour. With boutiques in New York and Beverly Hills, the 100m² shop has been designed to suit Charlotte Olympia’s retro designs and pin-up style. To celebrate the opening of her new shopping space she created a capsule collection of summer shoes and clutches, available exclusively from her new Miami store. Charlotte Olympia boutique, Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Avenue Suite […]
Italian shoe label Giuseppe Zanotti is celebrating its 20th year by creating four capsule collection, all gold, inspired by his iconic shoes over the years. The first one to be unveiled, on June 15, is “Jewel ” featuring six pairs of gold flat sandals, with a piece of jewellery in the centre for most of them, being a revisited collection created previously for the Kanye West Spring/Summer 2012 runaway. Feminine and gorgeous as every shoe designed by the brand, “Jewel ” […]
British designer, Simon Holloway and former creative director of Jimmy Choo, have created a capsule collection for the brand Hogan, for Fall/Winter 2014-2015. This is not the first collaboration of Simon Holloway : before he collaborated with Michael Kors, Narciso Rodriguez and Ralph Lauren.The collection features not only clothing and outerwear but also footwear – dresses with print, chasmere jackets, outfits with masculine cut and leather boots. Inspired by the neo-romanticism of the 70’s, the capsule collection presents two pairs […]
The footwear collections for this spring suggest architectural shoes – flowing lines and sharp angles, distorted proportions and high-tech materials, cool colors, combinations of mirror and matte leather types. The Fendi sandals and the Pierre Hardy ankle boots are among my favourites. But i can’t ignore the Dior pumps either. I think i actually just love all of them.
This summer, designers are taking inspiration from the works of pointillist artists – they created a special technique of blending the colours. It is a technique with few serious practitioners today, and is notably seen in the works of Seurat and also Andy Warhol‘s early works – and from the 50’s costumes when the dots were at the peak of popularity. Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Dior, Saint Laurent and many other designers have decorated their accessories for Spring-Summer collections with polka dots, […]
The name of the brand is Giannico and the designer is Nicolò Beretta. Beretta is only 18 years old, a bit “crazy” as he declares and has no experience or studies in fashion – everything came to him from a high sense of art, innovation, style and instinct. The brand was born in January 2013, in Sydney, but already made an impact. About the brand : “Giannico’s creations are always very abstract, it’s like wearing a dream or a piece of art.“ About […]
Let me introduce you to the cult French brand Pre-Fall 2014 collection – Christian Louboutin. Classic pumps, sandals, ankle boots and high boots are made in the most unexpected colors and materials. The evening black patent leather sandals are perfect for a cocktail party, and the pumps with floral pattern for autumn walks. The red and black suede ankle boots with thin straps are ideal for jeans. The brightest models in the collection are the boots with animalic prints ( tiger […]
In November last year, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli‘s collection was presented at the opening of Valentino flagship boutique in Shanghai. The Spring/Summer 2014 capsule collection shows a lot of red, but despite this, it can not be called monotonous – there are leopard prints and floral motifs, patent leather, lace and fur. The accessories – of different shades, from scarlet to burgundy – perfectly complemented the luxurious dresses and the feminine coat. The bulky bags and compact decorated […]
For the Spring season the biggest fashion houses have a wide range of flat shoes – comfortable, chic and cool, decorated with crystals, embroidered and elegant – pick your pair to walk in the new season with style. Photographed by Charlie Engman; Styled by Jorden Bickham; Prop Stylist Whitney Hellesen; Makeup and manicure Casey Herman. Source vogue.com.
The decision to head to the Jimmy Choo boutique for a pair of shoes for your wedding seems clear and logical – if pumps and sandals of this brand reign on the red carpet, then on the way to the altar they will be more than appropriate. This spring in the stores there will be an extensive collection of footwear and accessories especially for brides in snow white, ivory and champagne for the clutches – also ornate with sequins, crystals […]
For Spring/Summer 2014, American brand Opening Ceremony has launched a capsule collection inspired by twelve emblematic paintings by surrealist Belgian artist René Magritte, available in May. For the new collection they called in names like Birkenstock, Manolo Blahnik – that created an exclusive pair of stilettos – and Vans.
Miuccia Prada and her design team reinvented the classic shoes for the Miu Miu Fall Winter 2014 season. She proposes delicate and simple shapes decorated with lug soles and a utility heel. Miuccia – visionary as always.
For the Burberry Prorsum RTW Fall 2014 collection, Christopher Bailey – apparently he will be raised to the position of CEO of the brand – combined the digital age that we are living with the art of handmade for every accessory has a human touch.“Everyone was hand-painting in the studio. Every time someone would finish a bag, we’d go, ‘Ahh! That’s amazing!’ ” said the designer.
At the Saint Laurent Spring/Summer show we saw a lot of glitter, black leather, transparent tops and graphic prints in rock style. The mood was the same for the footwear – shoes and boots on a “cat” heels – made in a variety of colors and materials , but always referred to the images of the ’70s rock stars. Colorful leopard patent leather, metal spikes and glitter – Hedi Slimane masterfully combined the elements of the collection – luxury and punk. The […]
Living in Africa and having the Italian craftsmen at disposal along with some inspiration. Combine the two distant cultures and make them live together in a single project. YOU Khanga is all this, AFRICAN LIFE & ITALIAN STYLE: where imagination meets the Khanga and the ‘know-how’ of master Italian shoemakers. This is how a new project was born – the You Khanga ballerina flats, created in fabrics made strictly in Kenya animating, under the sign of uniqueness, the elegance of […]
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The designers of the legendary cult brand Manolo Blahnik, for the new season seem to have surpassed themselves: a variety of colors and shapes , heels and straps , prints and applications in the current collection. For those of you who have already completed the wardrobe with neutral pairs of Manolo shoes , you should pay attention to the richly decorated or just very bright coloured shoes and sandals that the brand proposes for the new season. Lovers of minimalism […]
Britton – is Kurt Geiger’s signature model, named after East London’s ‘Britton Street’, where the design studio of the brand is based. These classic shoes are made in Florence – a city that is famous by now for its high quality masters and best factories of shoes production. Kurt Geiger has made a film showing the process of creating the iconic shoes, so you can experience the atmosphere of the Florentine workshop and the craftsmanship of the shoemakers. The shoes […]
By now, for the new season, is almost impossible to imagine a collection of Christian Louboutin shoes without spikes. At first they were made of metal, decorating the clothing and footwear of musicians who play in the style of black-metal. However, this time that strange item finally lost all its aggression. On the background of the snow-white nappa leather, plastic colourful spikes crowded on the shoes and the other accessories giving instantly the idea of a child’s play – or […]