Desigual shoes: Autumn/Winter trends

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I learnt to appreciate the Desigual philosophy during the years, since I am not sure it is my style, (anyway in fashion never say never!!!) but I definitely love the colors mix, the super-funny mood, and the happiness the company shares with us on every occasion!

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Today I am going to talk about the shoes, obviously! So, what is new for this autumn/winter? Desigual created  some new collections that I want to share with you:

–> a collection of Swarovski Biker Boots. Biker and ankle booties embellished with crystals Swarovski in a geometric way which give a touch of  refinement. The price is not very easy but I think that this style, the details and this kind of manufacturing may justify the cost.

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–> A collection of urban sneakers that I call happy sneakers! I think this is my favourite! Very colorful and pretty! With flowers and decorations similar to graffiti or psychedelic signs! Definitely cool and trendy.

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–> A collection of laser cut booties so pretty and creative.

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Trend alert: Marc by Marc Jacobs haircalf moto booties

Super cool shopping this week at Marc by Marc Jacobs for these nice booties, with leopard-printed pony hair and black leather. Cool, trendy and very convenient. The bi-color/material solution is good to create different styles without being boring!

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Photo credits: http://www.talkshoes.com/

Japanese dream

When you are at the Micam Shoe Fair in Milan you really cannot miss it. I am talking about the Japanese Pavilion, a beautiful open-space full of ideas, news and good friends! This year I saw a show of a skilled Japanese leather-shoe craftsman who carried out a live handsewing demonstration titled “Japan Production” in the Japan pavilion’s demonstration area. Above all else, the techniques of such shoe artisans—which are second to none worldwide—revolve around consideration for the customer who will actually wear the shoes, and the utmost care is taken to cater to each user’s needs. The application of subtle delicacy rooted in the important Japanese cultural concept of omotenashi, meaning kind consideration toward customers and guests, is surely enable you to experience new possibilities in shoemaking.

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The Japanese shoemaker

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At the shoe fair in Milan I met these companies:

- IO CO. Ltd: http://www.io522.com/ This is a company and Ahhi Choi is the designer of the collection. Simply an artist and “when people ask the artist, “What does this work mean?” or “What is this an image of?” Choi responds that it is an inscription of the mental state he was experiencing when he created the work, the intrinsic meaning more or less forming during the physical production or afterwards. However, due to the art being created according to Choi’s guttural sense and emotions, the audience should come to appreciate the paintings and drawings likewise, without limiting the work with confining titles and words”.  http://www.ahhichoi.com/

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The artist/designer Ahhi Choi

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-Benebis: comfort shoes

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-Spingle Company: http://spingle.jp/

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Spingle Shoes

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Spingle shoes

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-U-DOT: http://www.u-dot.jp  A very sophisticated and beautiful collection of flat shoes and cool bags made by the designer Takumi Inomata.

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- This is the brand of the interchangeable shoes by Johnny and Jessy.                     Jay Jay Japan Company Inc. http://www.johnnyjessy.com/    http://www.johnnyjessy.com/indentity.html    

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