Roth Malêre Apr25

Roth Malêre

Alma Garcia Roth Malêre, a shoe company based in Mexico is the proud child of designer Alma Garcia. Each shoe from Roth Malêre is handmade from materials sourced from Mexico. Creating each shoe takes about 30 hour with 4 artisans working on each separate step. When designing for the collection Alma Garcia takes inspiration...

Flat Apartment Apr24

Flat Apartment

Yie Kwang-sub(L) and Seo Kyung-hee(R) Flat Apartment is a shoe label that was launched in 2010 by Korean born designers Yie Kwang-sub and Seo Kyung-hee. The initial motivation for starting the label was to bring new modern designs and re-update traditional Korean shoes like the hwahye. Each shoe from Flat Apartment is a story...

Reike Nen Fall 2018 Collection Apr23

Reike Nen Fall 2018 ...

Rei Yoon Hongmi Before I talk about the Reike Nen Fall 2018 collection I just wanted to give all of you some background information on the label. Reike Nen was started in 2010 by Korean designer Rei Yoon Hongmi. Before starting her foray into shoes Rei studied womenswear design at Ewha Women’s University before focusing on...

Jimmy Choo Pre-Fall 2018 Collection Apr20

Jimmy Choo Pre-Fall ...

Glamorous and sexy silhouettes are the norm for the Jimmy Choo Pre-Fall 2018 collection. Caged booties, trendy slides and geometric plus strappy sandals make this collection a treat for everyone. Cosmopolitan ladies can rejoice looking and wearing this collection due to the superior materials and artisan craftsmanship of...

Malone Souliers  x Emanuel Ungaro Apr18

Malone Souliers x E...

Earlier this year it was announced that Mary Alice Malone and Roy Luwolt would work on a capsule shoe collection for Emanuel Ungaro. Two of the styles from the capsule collection are currently available from Moda Operandi. Luwolt was named the Global CEO of Emanuel Ungaro this year so it would make sense for Malone...

Hileeyn Vargas Fashion Week Brooklyn Show. Apr14

Hileeyn Vargas Fashi...

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Design in Textiles by Mary Jaeger Fashion Week Brooklyn Show Apr14

Design in Textiles b...

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Chanii B Apr10

Chanii B

Chantal Pilon Chanii B is the luxury shoe label created by Chantal Pilon. The label is for ladies who appreciate shoes with unique designs that are different from those in the marketplace. Pilon who is from Canada was exposed to the shoe industry at an early age due to her family’s involvement. Chantal, who is a graduate...

Fabrizio Viti Fall 2018 Collection Apr09

Fabrizio Viti Fall 2...

Fabrizio Viti Fabrizio Viti was born in Carrara, Italy and at a young age began to display an inclination towards the arts due to the strong female presence in his family, love of fashion dolls and a fondness for 70s television shows. Viti studied sculpture at Carrara’s art school and this helped hone his talent for shoe...

MISBHV Apr07

MISBHV

Natalia Maczek MISBHV, is a streetwear label started by former law student Natalia Maczek. The label started when Poland born Maczek made t-shirts for some of her friends in 2008. MISBHV eventually expanded from t-shirts into a full-fledged label producing clothing for men and women. All of the items from the label are produced...

Fashion Week Brooklyn Press Reception Apr06

Fashion Week Brookly...

Fashion show featuring Hoodie Goodie, Kid Super and others. Enjoy. The post Fashion Week Brooklyn Press Reception appeared first on R-A-W SHOES...

Magda Butrym Fall 2018 Collection Apr03

Magda Butrym Fall 20...

Magda Butrym Before I show all of you shoes from the Magda Butrym Fall 2018 Collection I just wanted to give some background information on Madga. Butrym was born in Zabrze, Poland and was interested in fashion growing up even though she was encouraged to pursue a career in Medicine. Mrs. Butrym followed her fashion dreams and...

Officine Creative Apr02

Officine Creative

Officine Creative was started in the Italian shoe-making region of Montegranaro by Nazzereno Di Rosa in 1968. To meet his goals Di Rosa started a workshop, Duca Del Nord to bring forth his vision of unconventional and innovative shoes. Officine Creative rapidly grew during the 70s/80s due to Di Rosa’s artisan designs...

Fragiacomo Mar30

Fragiacomo

The weekend is here folks and I am happy to show all of you some styles from the iconic Italian brand, Fragiacomo. The label was started in 1956 by Dante Fragiacomo who learned shoemaking from his father, Sebastiano in Cividale del Friuli. Possessing technical artisan knowledge, bold designs and a move to Rome were the...

Dondoks Paris Mar28

Dondoks Paris

Carmen Cerrillo and Charlotte Calixte. Fashion entrepreneurs come from all walks of life and today I am happy to introduce all of you to the designs of Dondoks Paris. The company was started by showgirl dancers Carmen Cerrillo and Charlotte Calixte who met while dancing at the Moulin Rouge and Lido de Paris. Both ladies are...

No.21 Fall 2018 Collection Mar27

No.21 Fall 2018 Coll...

No.21 has been heating up the shoe arena for the past couple of seasons with their very popular Knot sandal but for Fall 2018 it is not seen at all. The boots presented by No.21 mostly use lower heels such as block and kitten ones. Also, the label brought a touch of uniqueness by using multiple ribbons for their metallic...

Rayne Fall 2018 Collection Mar26

Rayne Fall 2018 Coll...

If you are looking for pop, chic shoes with a 60s vibe then the Rayne Fall 2018 Collection is for you.  Leopard prints and brocade materials were popular during that era and it is brought back by the label for 2018.   Also, the block heel which is very popular nowadays is used for the first four styles in this...

Alexander White Fall 2018 Collection Mar22

Alexander White Fall...

Disco Cowboy is the name of the Alexander White Fall 2018 Collection. According to White he went back to Studio 54 to find inspiration for this collection. The halcyon days of those times were filled with glamorous fashion, excitement and most of all disco. To convey this feeling Alexander White used Swarovski crystals for...

Coriamenta Fall 2018 Collection Mar21

Coriamenta Fall 2018...

The styles for the Coriamenta Fall 2018 collection finds inspiration from the cult classic movie The Night Porter and the fashion worn by Charlotte Rampling’s character Lucia. Night Porter was an exploration of S&M themes and the silhouettes created by Cori Amenta were meant to represent that lifestyle. Boot...

Olgana Paris Fall 2018 Collection Mar20

Olgana Paris Fall 20...

The Olgana Paris Fall 2018 collection is full of alluring and feminine looks via the furs and ribbon bows used by designer Olga Djangirov. These shoes are perfect for evening and intimate settings due to the use of sandal and t-bar silhouettes. Stiletto heels appear throughout the Olgana Paris collection to help make...

Balmain Fall 2018 Collection Mar19

Balmain Fall 2018 Co...

Opulent and avant-garde designs appear throughout the Balmain Fall 2018 collection. Fans of luxury goth have the perfect compliment to their outfit with any of the shoes in this article. Olivier Rousteing wanted to bring a shine to his designs and this was done by using metallic silver accents and varnished...

Antolina Paris Fall 2018 Collection Mar16

Antolina Paris Fall ...

For Fall 2018 the silhouettes are still made out of sustainable materials produced by the Makas Indians in Paraguay. On most of the designs in this article a rope design is featured because it is one of the items used by Makas in their daily life. Also, according to designer/owner Mariela Schwarz Montiel the rope symbolizes...

Giuseppe Zanotti & Faith Connexion Mar14

Giuseppe Zanotti &am...

Footwear News last week revealed the new collaboration between Giuseppe Zanotti & Faith Connexion. Zanotti and Faith Connexion President Maria Buccellati have been friends for years and felt now was the time to work together. According to Buccellati the collection was inspired by Flashdance hence the leg warmers used...

Francesco Russo Fall 2018 Collection Mar13

Francesco Russo Fall...

All of these lovely shoes are from the Francesco Russo Fall 2018 collection. Mr. Russo is known for pushing the luxury fashion envelope and he does not disappoint for 2018 Fall.  Francesco has silhouettes with Flame details and mules made out glittering suede with an asymmetrical silhouette.  Also, the bootie for $1600...