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Ferragamo Announces salvatore ferragamo vs allen edmonds First-Ever Women’s Footwear Creative Director
Massive news for shoe addicts (or Ferragamo followers): British designer Paul Andrew might be the primary-ever inventive director of women’s footwear for Ferragamo, the Italian company introduced as we speak. The house’s former inventive director Massimiliano Giornetti left the label in March after sixteen years with the storied brand.
Andrew founded his namesake shoe label in 2012 after various stints at other luxurious fashion labels. The designer is greatest known for his work at Donna Karan, the place he worked for nearly a decade, eventually rising to the position of vice president of accessories design. Before working on the American brand, Andrew began his profession at Alexander McQueen and held design roles at Calvin Klein and Narciso Rodriguez. His footwear have been worn by celebrity A-listers, including Jessica Chastain, Cate Blanchett, and Lupita Nyong’o.
His eponymous brand is understood for its sleek but feminine silhouettes and its signature, scalloped stiletto pumps. Andrew was recently awarded the Swarovski Award for emerging equipment design talent at the 2016 CFDA Awards, along with being a recipient of the CFDA/Vogue Trend Fund in 2014—a first for a footwear brand. The label expanded to men’s footwear for fall 2016.
“It is a great honor to be invited to guide the artistic imaginative and prescient for the future of [Salvatore Ferragamo’s] ladies’s shoe division, where the legend started,” Andrew said in a company assertion. “I sit up for bringing a new perspective to the company salvatore ferragamo vs allen edmonds according to the calls for of at the moment’s marketplace, marrying the ability of its heritage and industrial force with high design and the newest improvements in materials and make.”
Andrew’s first collection for the model will debut for pre-fall 2017. On Saturday, he will present his spring 2017 assortment for his namesake line at New York Trend Week. While working for Ferragamo, Andrew will proceed designing for his personal model.