These flats from the fall winter 2011 – 2012 Rupert Sanderson collection are pretty cute alternatives to black or brown. images: tooklookbook.com
Rupert Sanderson created shoes for the cast of Verdi’s Aida at the Royal Opera in London. I love seeing fashion and costume design converge. It’s such a perfect fit. Rupert Sanderson has designed the shoes for a cast of over 200 working alongside illustrious young costume designer, Moritz Junge. The vision for the production is bold: Egypt is set aside for an unnamed post-apocalyptic tribal landscape where everything is very â€˜brought-down’ and distressed. This has given Rupert great scope for designing an edgy, deconstructed collection of shoes. Boots will be worn out â€“ Rupert is literally burying them in his back garden for two months to allow the mud and grit to do its worst. Sandals will be simple, using frayed materials with raw edges and a neutral or earthy colour palette. And against this ragged aesthetic, the bejeweled slippers and platform wedge sandals designed for the princess Amneris stand out like diamonds on a beach of pebbles. On collaborating with The Royal Opera, Rupert Sanderson says: The opportunity to delve into The Royal Opera’s …
Rupert Sanderson Fall 2009 Shoes I usually don’t like suede bootie but Rupert can pull it off. Purple shoes are always fun. I’m most excited by the blue shoes. EDIT: (Nov 14, 2009) Shoe 1 and 3 can be found at Plum Boutique in Yorkville. images: rupertsanderson.co.uk
So, this is the season of the oxford, brogue, etc. Now while this trend might become unbearable for a short time, now is a good time to pick up a pair because they will be plentiful. Saddled Oxfords by Rupert Sanderson are exclusive to Bergdorf Goodman in New York.
I was reading the Footwear News section of WWD and came across designer sketches for the Spring 2010 collection. I find the different drawing styles fascinating in footwear sketches. The impossible arch and exaggerated foot proportions draw me in. Rupert Sanderson, Alexandra Neel, Giuseppe Zanotti, Max Kibardin, Omelle images: Spring Sketch Preview – WWD.com
Rupert Sanderson Kit Kat shoe boots images: net-a-porter