Alberto Guardiani’s Tribal Lady range incorporates modern shoe design with traditional natural patterns inspired by Maori, Native American and Bornean art. The clean cut angles of the straps and geometric patterns complement the warm colours and soft suede. Using a palette based on brown, yellow and blue, the collection blends natural earth colours with burst of colour to create eye catching footwear that will compliment your summer wardrobe. The shape of the shoes draws on this season’s trend for platforms, in a timeless Italian fashion, making them both original and wearable.
The Flutterby shoe by Alberto Guardiani is causing waves among the the fashion set. The collection, featuring stunningly sculptured and painstakingly hand painted heels in the shape of butterfly wings, was released as part of the innovative footwear designer’s 2013 Spring/Summer range.
The collection, which comes in a selection of strappy sandals in snake and satin and round toe heeled pumps in suede is bound to excite shoe enthusiasts and fans of Guardiani’s infamous lipstick heels.
The designer’s collection will be shown at A collection of the designer’s will be shown NYC FIT Museum’s “Shoe Obsession” opened on Feb. 8th.
Agent Provocateur’s 2012 Christmas gift guide features some sumptuously sensual and sensational pieces.
The ultimate indulgence this season is the Cordeliyah Kimono (pictured). At just a mere £1950 ($3141), this kimono is heavily embellished with lace trims and beading, baring more than a hint of a Christmas surprise. However, if this is somewhat out of your budget, there are tempting treats a plenty, which include the Red Passionate! range, featuring a deliciously red festive colour palette.
Agent Provocateur has also released a ‘Gentlemen’s Buying Guide,’ which holds the hand of the bemused other half to help ensure a successful shop and guarantee some gasps of appreciation come Christmas night.