8 replica Shoes Collaborations That Rocked New York Fashion Week

Christian Louboutin outlet uk revealed five New York Fashion Week collaborations, starting with Novis’ spring ’18 presentation. The custom-made replica shoes were a standout in colorful velvet and unique silhouettes.

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Novis designer Jordana Warmflash chose to customize three new shoe styles from Louboutin’s spring ’18 collection, which included open-toe mules and a slip-on sandal. Each shoe was uniquely constructed to enhance the Novis collection’s jungle-inspired botanical prints and color palate. To top it off, Louboutin Beauty provided perfectly polished manicures to complete the looks

Jean-Michel Cazabat

Jean-Michel Cazabat created his first styles for Julianna Bass’ show this week, a mid-heel mule and a capped-toe pump. “For the Mule, it was more a silhouette of construction — ’80s with an upper cut that is very ’70s,” said the designer who is known for the architectural, yet comfortable build of his fake shoes. “I was inspired by the traditional Wooden Clog from Denmark and the way it has been adopted and adapted by communities around the world.” When it came to the pump, which was in line with many other capped-toe styles seen this season at New York Fashion Week, he noted it’s also very ’80s, as it was dreamt up from the movie,“The Eyes of Laura Mars” with Faye Dunaway and Tommy Lee Jones.

Tanya Taylor

New York-based designer Tanya Taylor stuck to her roots of femininity and expressive prints for her spring ’18 collection, deciding to partner with designer Andrea Gomez for the line’s replica shoes. “For spring we wanted cheap shoes that felt sophisticated, feminine and fun, “ explained Taylor of the collaboration.

Gomez played off of the rainbow color palette from Taylor’s apparel pieces, presenting an array of color-blocked sandals, across both flats and heels for spring ’18. “Collaborating with Tanya was such a pleasure! We found a lot of common ground between our brand aesthetics! We both have a deep appreciation for art, color, feminine silhouettes and quality, so it was a natural fit. Tanya and I both love combining colors in unexpected ways and our Bea, Essie and Bettina styles allowed for us to really have fun mixing colors,” said the shoe designer of the partnership.

Taylor added, “I was impressed by the worksmanship and classic femininity of the shapes Andrea offers. She and I identified styles and developed suede color ways that complimented the collection’s geometric shapes and raw natural colors.”

Jonathan Simkhai

Reebok Classic had its iconic Freestyle High sneakers reimagined by New York-based designer Jonathan Simkhai, which were featured prominently throughout his spring ’18 NYFW showcase on Sept. 9 at Skylight Clarkson Square. The line boasts the designer’s signature fabric selection, which includes blue seersucker, indigo denim, white leather, powder pink leather and more. “I have always admired Reebok’s commitment to crafting quality styles that cater to the many demands in a woman’s life, which parallels my own design philosophy,” said Simkhai.

Baja East

California-based ready-to-wear brand Baja East teamed up with Brazil’s Melissa brand to create four shoe styles for its spring ’18 runway show (held at the Galeria Melissa flagship in Soho). The looks included a pool slide, flat sandal, heeled mule and chukka boot. Baja East designer John Targon said in a statement, “Right away we were awed by the caliber of [Melissa’s] innovation over several decades. As a company, their approach to design is so complementary to our spirit and how we play with fashion.” The shoes outlet are available now in the Galeria Melissa stores in New York, London and Sao Paulo, for $105 to $150.

Dear Frances

British luxury footwear label Dear Frances teamed up with Beaufille for the brand’s spring ’18 ready-to-wear presentation.  Dear Frances provided multiple styles for the NYFW event, including the brand’s Spirit boots, Lounge loafers and its Jen and Bare slides.

Anna Sui

The footwear on the Anna Sui runway was a conversation starter, even before model Gigi Hadid suffered a slight footwear malfunction on the catwalk. Sui showed a series of boho and Western-inspired sandals and boots, created in partnership with the Bed Stu brand, known for its artisan approach to shoe-making. Among the standout looks were a hand-tooled tall boot and a platform sandal featuring garden-themed appliques.

Marcel Ostertag

German ready-to-wear designer Marcel Ostertag turned his runway into a disco at New York Fashion Week to celebrate the ideas of freedom and indulgence. And his spring ’18 footwear styles — a collaboration with fellow German label Tamaris — supported the 1970s vibe. There were plenty of chunky heels and platform sandals, plus groovy glittery ankle boots that could’ve walked straight out of Studio 54.

Christian Louboutin replica shoes on Why Tough Times Call for Extraordinary Shoes

The designer, who got his start creating replica shoes for showgirls, has built an empire that grew by double digits last year, now including categories such as men’s and women’s shoes, replica handbags and beauty — but after all these years, he still views his business as a passion project.

A day after the shoot, the Frenchman appeared relatively unfazed by the major milestone he celebrates this year, as he sat outside his villa at the Chateau Marmont, along with his 2-year-old twins. “Two is really a super-nice age. They’re playful,” Louboutin said. “They’re completely different. The only thing that they have in common is that they’re always in good disposition.”

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Reflecting on his long career, Louboutin attributed much of his success to doing things his own way. (The company is still privately owned, and the designer said there are no plans to sell.)

“Things have been growing very organically and have not been pushed,” Louboutin said. “We’ve gradually opened more stores. Categories have been added little by little. I took my time to do what I actually wanted to do.”

Retailers acknowledged the label’s fiercely devoted fan base, and its ability to maintain relevance in a saturated market. “Christian possesses a very high level of curiosity, which is matched with a natural intuition,” said Peter Harris, president of Pedder Group. “He is very connected to popular culture, technology, music, art and film, which influences enormously his design story, keeping his work always within the context of ‘now.’”

Marina Larroude, fashion director for Barneys New York, added that Louboutin continues to be one of the retailer’s best-selling brands, for both men and women. “replica Louboutin clients keep coming back for more,” she said. “They are like a collector’s item. Customers want the pump in various colors, as well as his novelty pieces. His fake shoes don’t go out of style after a season. They are an investment piece.”

Indeed, it’s impressive that Louboutin has managed to stay on top for so long since his popularity surged during the early 2000s (thanks to many mentions by Carrie Bradshaw on “Sex and the City”).

His aesthetic is also on full display in his retail stores, and this month, he is reopening a boutique in Miami’s thriving Design District. “In the middle of a luxurious concrete jungle, I’ve built a little hut,” Louboutin outlet said. He also debuted the new Mexicaba bag in collaboration with Taller Maya, a foundation supporting the traditional craftsmanship of Mayan artists (10 percent of the proceeds will go to the organization).

Though many luxury brands’ sales have stalled, Louboutin said his customers continue to have a healthy appetite for his collection. And amid political turmoil, he said innovative design is needed more than ever before.

“When times are tough and you’re in a year where there are wars or problems, fashion gets more important,” the designer said. “The more things are morose, the more you need excitement. A shoe is protection against morosity.”

That has been Louboutin’s mantra since the beginning. Born in Paris in the 1960s, he had an upbringing that was anything but gloomy. The designer grew up in the city’s glitzy cabaret scene, where he began working in the dressing rooms at the Folies Bergère at 16 years old. (He still contributes shoes to venues like Le Crazy Horse.)

“I’ve been learning since I was a teenager,” said Louboutin, who worked for Charles Jourdan, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent, and founded his label in 1992. Now, even after a steady journey to the top, Louboutin insists the company’s growth has happened largely by chance.

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“For me, [designing shoes] was my way to express myself, but I didn’t think of it as a business concept,” he said. “A lot of people study how I used the red sole as a trademark, but I never thought about it. I’ve been studied almost like a mechanical character when, in reality, there is no mechanism in my story.”

Today, his background in theatrics and showmanship is still present in his designs. For fall ’17, for example, Louboutin certainly didn’t play it safe. “There are a lot of shapes and a lot of printed textures,” he said.

His latest collection includes new women’s showstoppers such as crystal-covered platforms, pumps with magenta fur accents and booties that, for a touch of humor, double as bags.

Each season, the designer’s sketching process takes about two weeks. “I wake up, have breakfast, and then I start drawing,” Louboutin said. “Then I have lunch and do more sketching. When it’s hours of drawing, you can do a lot of them.”

A few weeks later, he moves into full-on production mode, where he travels to Italy to refine the new season’s lasts and finishes. “I start to change them, look at the proportions,” Louboutin said. “And then I see what’s missing in the collection — not enough flats, too many pointy [toes].”

For fall, Louboutin was particularly struck by the idea of gender fluidity. “A lot of the men’s shoes outlet I’ve designed, I’ve also been doing them for women,” he said. For instance, the women’s collection includes laceups and loafers that are built from his men’s lasts. As for the men’s collection, he offered daring new Cuban-heeled boots, some covered entirely in sequins.

For the past several years, men’s has been a major new focus. (It launched in 2005 and now makes up 20 percent of his business, and is increasing by double digits each year.)

He’s particularly found success in the sneaker realm. “At the very beginning, I was doing [sneakers] thinking it was a very small percentage of people who will like it,” said Louboutin. “But actually, it’s much more than expected.”

Reese Witherspoon Re-Wears replica Christian Louboutin Colankle Sandal

Reese Witherspoon dressed to impress at the premiere for her new movie “Home Again” in L.A. on Tuesday evening. She wore the same Christian Louboutin outlet uk Colankle sandals she had worn to the premiere of the same rom-com in East Hampton, N.Y., last week, and brought a new, sophisticated touch to the look by pairing the replica shoes with a different dress.

Standing on a nearly 4-inch heel, the Colankle sandal is crafted in polished black leather and finished with asymmetric cross straps. Its ruffling detail creates a collar for the ankle, bringing an elegant flair to this fake shoe. The Colankle retails for $1,045.

replica shoesFor the L.A. premiere, Witherspoon opted for a red Roland Mouret dress with a curve-hugging form. Its intricate strap detailing at the top perfectly mimics the straps on the replica Louboutin heels, as if the two pieces were made for each other.

Joining Witherspoon on the red carpet, the star’s daughter Ava Phillippe also went for a strap sandal in black, hers with a bow detail at the ankle strap. It’s clear that the 17-year-old takes after her mother in the styling department — her dress of choice was also in Witherspoon’s style, as its black-and-white design evokes the scheme of the dress Witherspoon wore to last week’s “Home Again” premiere.

Witherspoon recreates her role as a mother in “Home Again,” as she plays a single mother who shakes things up by allowing three young men to move into her guesthouse. The film hits theaters on Sept. 8.