*Images via ELLE.com
Fashion editors from Style.com to Women’s Wear Daily mentioned how far the Project Runway alum still has to go before he can be taken seriously as a fashion designer. Still, his shoes for Spring 2012 are no laughing matter. With curved Tortoise shell heels and exotic skins in brights like orange and citrine they’re the perfect combination of serious and whimsical.
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*Images via Milkmade.com, taken by Amanda Hakan & Jesse Adler, powered by Leica Camera.
Bright pastels (think peach, sea green and lavender with a jolt of electricity) ruled this collaboration with ALDO Rise. Contrasting cut outs took platform pumps from standard to stand out. Meanwhile, The same last was covered in what seemed to be opaque nylon with sheer panels to create over the knee boots.
Mirror, mirror, on the… shoe? Seems that’s what Alejandro Ingelmo had in mind when he designed this collection, which includes shoes so shiny you can almost see your reflection. There were classic pumps, pump/ bootie hybrids and his signature tiered ankle boots, some in metallic leather and others in suede.
*Images via Elle.com
Dark. Erotic. Exotic. All apt descriptions for the shoes that walked down Alexander Wang’s runway. By dark, I don’t only refer to the colors (there were actually some white pointy pumps), but more a mood of mystery. They were simultaneously tough and feminine.