Friday, July 18, 2008

Iconic Shoes: 19 Designers Set to Create Original Versions of Dorothy's Ruby Slippers


Women's Wear Daily is reporting that nineteen designers will collaborate with Swarovski to commemorate the 70th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz by creating their own versions of Dorothy's iconic ruby red slippers.

The group of nineteen designers is composed of: A. Testoni, Abaeté, Alberta Ferretti, Betsey Johnson, Botkier, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, Giuseppe Zanotti, Jimmy Choo, L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani, Lisa Pliner, Manolo Blahnik, Moschino, Oscar de la Renta, Roger Vivier, Sergio Rossi, Stuart Weitzman, Tibi and Tuleh.

It should be fun to see what they come up with!

Image via WWD.

6 comments:

I *Heart* You said...

what a great idea!!! i can't wait for these babies to be produced! of course Louboutin has an edge with already having a red sole!!!

Sheri said...

OMG! My mouth is watering at just the idea of this. Oh, what I would do to get my hands on a pair, preferably Louboutin.

Sarah Danielle said...

I dont think you can get any more innovative with shoe design than Roger Vivier & Christian Louboutin! I am partial to Jimmy Choo myself, but all of these will be so amazing! I can't wait!

Ann said...

That sounds interesting. Can't wait to see Manolo Blahnik's and Jimmy Choo's versions.

Real People said...

You must put up pictures of the finished products!

Designer Shoes said...

These will be amazing! Cany wait for the Christian Louboutin designs.