Gianvito Rossi presents a new Fall collection that takes its inspiration from the regimented precision of richly decorated Navy Officers.
Colonel uniform patches, made from intricate thread embroideries in blue, garnet and gold, are used as thick ankle ties on sexy velvet stiletto sandals.
Gianvito Rossi’s famous deep vamp bootie, crafted in deep midnight blue velvet, is trimmed in red satin piping with shiny gold buttons, as if it were a precious miniature officer’s coat.
The brand’s impeccably crafted footwear is subtly showered this season in military influences, but the references are formal, rigorous and above all, elegant.
A caged boot made entirely of embroidered loops of gold stitching with a black suede base provides the pinnacle of this collection’s master craft: its graphic design recalls military frogging, but the effect on the wearer is pure, feminine elegance.
FLASH OF COLORS
Glowing emerald green illuminates elegant Portofino sandals, punch up basic suede pumps, or glow on the straps of a sandal crafted entirely from delicate bands of thread embroidery.
MINK AND LAMB SHEARLINGS
Mink adds a colorful pop to evening sandal toes while lamb shearlings create the perfect foot igloo in hidden-wedge ankle booties and knee length boots, both of which are cinched with suede straps.
A slip-on loafer with a high vamp is transformed into a seductive d’Orsay with a thin stiletto heel and naked sides.
Primary materials are rigorously examined and selected, like the emerald green Alligator Portofino and the moutarde Alligator Gianvito pump.
Everything is crafted from undeniably feminine materials like buttery nappa leather that allows boots to slouch down with a new, oversized softness.
Platform pumps and boots are done with extreme elegance in simple satin or suede.
The brand’s signature silhouettes remain as sophisticated as ever, but are updated with the new mood of grandeur. Buckles have been replaced by new rows of round buttons covered in either shiny gold or sleek leather with an elastic latch.
New shapes include patent leather Mary Janes with newly thinned chunky heels.