Parisian Fashion Week is over since more than ten days but it does not cease to draw our attention. On September 28, the party for the launching of the capsule collection Claudia Schiffer X Aquazzura has taken place in the sumptuous setting of the Hôtel d’Évreux located at 19, Place Vendôme. For this occasion, a sneak-peek of eight models of shoes were carefully displayed in a room decorated with clouds – a wink to the top model’s nickname, Cloudy – with the attendance of the German top model,
Fans of fashion and sparkling shoes, are you ready? After the success of the capsule collection “Giuseppe X Jennifer Lopez” launched last winter, the famous Italian shoe-designer Giuseppe Zanotti renewed his collaboration with singer Jennifer Lopez. An almost essential option, as the designer stated, given that “Jennifer Lopez is an icon and has an innate sense of style. My shoes are made for strong women who want to feel fabulous, and Jennifer is the epitome of that.
The last shoe designer to have yielded to the sirens of street style is Nicholas Kirkwood, the famous English designer who chose the latest Paris Fashion Week FW17 to unveil his first model of sneakers. It is a pair of “high-top” sneakers all in leather that are developed only in black, white or pink blush. Of course, in order to differentiate from the others, they have the designer’s signature with the pearl which has become his hallmark of these last years.
What better date for a fashion brand than Valentine’s Day for launching online the new collection? Sergio Rossi, the Italian luxury shoes company which is the symbol of elegance and femininity, has really chosen Valentine’s Day to unveil its new collection SS17 to the public of the Internet users. Is it a strategic decision? Of course! Because today the brand relies on a fresh start: the Spring Summer 2017 Collection is called sr1, sr like the brand initials and the number 1 that represents the novelty.
When you grow up in the world of shoes and your father is called Sergio Rossi, you certainly take advantage of it. That said, your fate is maybe written, but the family heritage is not enough. Ten years ago, how many people were ready to bet that Sergio Rossi’s son would have found his own luxury shoes’ brand and would have succeeded to expanding in more than 200 stores in the world?
Before Salvatore Ferragamo, shoes for women were mostly items to walk, rather ugly and not necessarily comfortable. After Salvatore Ferragamo, they became “objects of desire”. Let’s focus on the Italian designer who began his career on the golden world of American Cinema. Salvatore Ferragamo, born in Avellino in 1898, had a dream: he wanted to become a shoemaker.