March 22, 2018 by Carlos Diaz Autumn Winter, Brands 0

KIM KWANG – Designed in London, made in Italy

Kim Kwang is a London based brand whose collection’s reinstate Kwang’s intention to create a refined and elegant silhouette with his designs, one that resonates with his target customer of the independent, sophisticated and stylish woman that is looking to push boundaries with her style and not be afraid to stand out from the crowd. Kim Kwang, the designer, graduated with a MA in Fashion Footwear from Cordwainers College part of London College of Fashion as a Jimmy Choo Scholarship student. He gained a Graduate Diploma in Fashion womenswear from the famous fashion college, Central Saint Martins.  Prior to studying in London, Kwang studied in Milan at Insituto Marangoni, working towards a MA in Fashion Womenswear. With Kwang being the first person accredited with the Jimmy Choo Scholarship, he worked alongside Jimmy Choo as a footwear designer on the Jimmy Choo Couture Shoe Collection for three years before creating his own label.  Kwang’s style has evolved and inspiration for his AW18 collection is drawn from retro and vintage themes. Eclectic as form, Kwang explores feminine vintage styles while staying true to the brand with structural heels and more gender neutral sport lux looks. Kim Kwang is a fast growing international […]

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Luxury footwear with a twist by Lucrezia Maria Monaca

The brand was founded at the end of 2014 as an opportunity to combine Lucrezia Maria Monaca studies and the world of luxury with the purpose to satisfy a market need: elegant shoes with a contemporary twist. It focuses on high-end market with the spirit of creating not just a shoe but a piece of art thrilling at first sight and adapting perfectly to any foot shape. The quality is very high; maximum attention is paid to the materials used, all of high quality, and to the samples production. The designer is involved in every production step, from the raw materials to the final product. She drew inspiration from the world surrounding her and her deepest passions. She has always been fascinated by the fashion world, not in its most frivolous meaning, but as a vehicle to express your personality. The brand’s MISSION: recreating the personality of each woman in each shoe. The intent is to combine tradition, research, innovation and competence craftsmanship. It is no coincidence, in fact, that the shoes are produced in Vigevano, always known for his starring role in the footwear industry and Naples, renowned for the craftsmanship. The products are 100% Made in Italy and […]

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February 26, 2018 by Carlos Diaz Autumn Winter, Events, Projects, Shows 0

Sustainable luxury shoe brand ReyRey is here to stay

Sustainable luxury shoe brand ReyRey launches VIRTUAL RETAIL TECHNOLOGY Danish brand, ReyRey reveals a new and innovative approach to sustainability with a new virtual retail technology named ReyRey’s Virtual Boutique just one year after debuting at Copenhagen Fashion Week. The evolution of the fashion industry must center around sustainability, seeking to reduce its social and ecological footprint. To that end ReyRey provides a tool for the sustainable transformation of the supply chain, from conception to distribution to customer. ReyRey Virtual Boutique uses 3D technology to help customers choose their favorite ReyRey styles and customize the shoes by selecting materials, colors and accessories. A scanner records the size and shape of a customer’s foot to enable the brand to produce a custom pair of shoes Made in Italy. Measurements are stored on the website for future purchases. Following this scheme the product will fit the customer, it will adapts to her style and it will be manufactured only when it is needed. The Danish shoe brand debuted during CPHFW in august 2016. ReyRey is a Copenhagen based luxury footwear brand. The designer, Rey Abadi holds a Masters degree in Arts, Culture and Communication and an MBA in leadership. Rey started with […]

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