A pair of silk slippers that have been worn by Marie-Antoinette, the wife of French monarch Louis XVI, sold at auction for 62,460 euros on Wednesday.
Converse and Missoni have created a range of 20 exclusive pairs of sneakers made of iconic fabrics selected from the Italian fashion house’s archives.
Christian Louboutin has been battling Yves Saint Laurent in court over whether YSL infringed on Louboutin’s 2008 trademark of red-soled shoes.
The latest collection from the Kenzo and Vans collaboration will bring on some hot colorways for the Fall/Winter 2012 season.
Zara has announced a limited edition line of shoes and handbags that will be sold in very limited numbers and only in the four major fashion capitals.
The glass slippers designed by Christian Louboutin in honor of Disney’s Cinderella Diamond Edition were unveiled in Paris July 4.
Querelle Jansen plays a 1960′s rock star for the fall 2012 campaign from Jimmy Choo.
Paul Smith and John Lobb collaborate on three special edition shoes which include an oxford, derby, and a loafer in a vibrant array of colored leathers and suedes.
Missoni, which specializes in original printed knitwear, is collaborating with Brazilian brand Havaianas for a high-end capsule collection of thong sandals.
Finally stepping into the theatre of beauty, shoe guru Christian Louboutin is set to launch a luxury beauty brand in 2013, Christian Louboutin Beauté.
In honor of Christian Louboutin’s 20th anniversary, London’s Design Museum will launch the first UK retrospective of the acclaimed French shoe designer.
Kenzo and Vans announce a series of new collections for summer 2012. There will be three installments of products set to hit stores in May, June and July.
A pair of silk mules believed to have belonged to Marie-Antoinette fetched over 43,000 euros at an auction of French Revolution era artefacts.
Christian Louboutin has launched a Capsule collection to celebrate the brands 20th anniversary. The collection includes twenty pairs of shoes and six bags. The French creator has shown his sense of humor by including a “Pilule” bag shaped as an actual capsule. Giving a new meaning to the term doctor’s bag, the shiny blue and … Continued
French shoe label Roger Vivier has revealed the launch of a mini-me footwear line, following the increasing popularity of designer childrenswear. The French footwear label will introduce a line called Roger Vivier – Jeune Fille, or, in English, Roger Vivier – Girl, to its international stores in March. The line will be a reworking of … Continued
Manolo Blahnik has announced a deal for British department store Liberty to sell his footwear as of spring 2012. The UK currently only has one exclusive outlet at the designer’s store on Old Church Street in London’s exclusive Chelsea neighborhood. Situated on Regent Street in the heart of London’s shopping district since 1875, Liberty boasts … Continued
For $19,000, a company called Mr. Kennedy will make you 24-carat gold laces which take about 120 hrs to make by hand. “The world’s only precious metal shoelaces” are finely crafted using “ancient, artisan jewelry techniques.” The man behind the laces is Colin Hart, who named his company after ‘Mr Kennedy’, inventor of the modern-day … Continued
Jimmy Choo is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the icon shoe and accessory brand, by publishing a coffee table book: Jimmy Choo XV. The luxurious Jimmy Choo Chronicles presents fifteen of their most recognizable shoe designs since the companies launch in 1996. Also included are studio design sketches, red carpet shots, behind the scenes fashion … Continued
Natalie Portman has enthused about her new role as the face of Miss Cherie for Dior, revealing that Dior re-makes its accessories for the strictly vegan actress. She told WWD.com: “One of the things that’s been so nice is that Dior made all of the shoes for me with no animals and no leather or … Continued
Christian Louboutin has been selling 25 pairs, costing hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars, in his first-ever men’s store in Paris that opened in August. Apparently, the more lavish models are most popular, with Louboutin saying that his male customers “come in and they say, ‘What do you have with studs?’” And that his studded … Continued