Entries in Shoes (7)
I've always been curious about how patent leather is made. A brief search led me to an awesome article about bespoke shoes by Maison Corthay in Paris. The vivid color, slight gradation at the toe box, and contrasting blue highlights of this pair here is so nice. I would love this color combination for myself!
Here is an interview of Pierre Corthay from Le Noeud Papillon.
The Pierre Corthay blog shows pictures of more shoes shared by customers.
Should I or shouldn't I?
Such a sucker for nice shoes! They're currently on sale for $338 from $675. I'd snatch it up at $200s, but $300s is making me think twice.
Oh so lovely! A pair of each please!
Top: Annie Cut-Out Wedge $395
Bottom: LR Rain Bootie $165
Just came across this brand by Designer Jessie Randall. Launched in 2005, Jessie did a holiday collection collaboration with Target back in 2007. In 2009 her company was among the top 500 fastest growing private companies in America according to Inc Magazine. Quite impressive growth in 5 years!
Stirrup Socks, a collaboration between Purl Soho and Loeffler Randall.
So it seems you can't buy them, but rather knit them yourselves. Every pair of rain boots and booties come with a free pattern.
I'm completely salivating over this collection! I absolutely love sports meets fashion and this label is a nice balance between street, high fashion and technical fabrics. As with many high end brands, I tend to enjoy the pieces for men more. Take the shirt with contrast bottom for example. I would like that for a women's shirt. And often times I find colorways for men's shoes more appealing. The shoes look very well made. I wonder how comfortable they are. Can't wait to see some of these pieces in person. Supposedly it's sold at Macy's in Union Square. Will have to check it out!
Adidas does a fabulous job of blending sports and lifestyle. Their Adidas/Stella McCartney line is also one of my favorites! The pieces I've bought double as workout apparel and for going out. I would absolutely love to be part of their creative team! They are definitely at the top of my list of dream companies to work for!