Best Designer Shoes

Classified into five families, review of the creators of shoes that count, already iconic or about to become.

The french creators of shoes Americans envy US

  • Laurence Dacade

The designer founded his brand in 2003 and also draws alongside Karl LagerfeldChanel shoes. His spirit rock boots declined in ultra raw materials are brought as well by Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as Gwyneth Paltrow.

  • Gordana Dimitrijevic

Charles Jourdan, Mellow Yellow, Stephane Kelian… The designer, a native of Sarajevo, multiplies collaborations before founding his brand in 2010. His sense of geometric lines and girly materials have made it successful. She is also the creator of CosmoParis and accessory distribution.

  • Flamingos

Agent of the largest shoemakers, Anne Blum launches its own brand “for a laugh”, said, in 2012. It diverts humorously classics of the shoe, the creepers to the Clarks passing by Converse them. It is a triumph for the United States.

The creators of “zero bad taste” shoes

  • Michel Vivien

The most Parisian of the hunters is the Cantor of the perfect Basic. Boots and boots inspired by the 70s and 80s, with the desire to create shoes for every day.

  • Pierre Hardy

Fond of contemporary art, this shoe is the master of the geometric line. He draws the collections of shoes for Hermès, for more than twenty years and has accomplished this mission for Nicolas Ghesquière during his collaboration with Balenciaga. He founded his brand in 1995.

  • Gianvito Rossi

The son of Italian Shoemaker Sergio Rossi seduced by his sharp and minimalist designs. It makes its classes for more than twenty years with his father before founding his own brand in 2007.

The creators of shoes used the red carpet

  • Jimmy Choo

Founded in 1996 by Mr Jimmy Choo, is today his niece Sandra Choi, who is the head of the establishment. The favorite shoes of Carrie Bradshaw in Sex and The City became one of the most cited marks on red carpet. Her sandal “Spear” is a bestseller.

  • Christian Louboutin

It is the phenomenon of the last twenty years, who signs his creations of a red sole. Christian Louboutin based its mark at 27 in 1991, today it has nearly 100 shops in the world.

  • Giuseppe Zanotti Design

The Italian Shoemaker, born into a family of artisans, presented his first collection in New York, in 1994. “I was too shy to show it in Italy in front of my peers”, he says. He is the master of the ultra-glam shoe adorned with jewelry.

The creators of shoes more Parisians

  • Roger Vivier

In 2003, Bruno Frisoni took over the direction of the creation of the more famous Shoemaker of the 60s, to including the famous shoes to loop of Saint Laurent. Loop that remains a House tradition.

  • April Gau

This discreet Parisian made his classes at Robert Clergerie then creates Chanel shoes for six years. She launched her eponymous brand in 2002. At the same time, she designs shoes for Loewe.

  • Tila March

Fashion to “Elle” Editor France, Tamara Taichman launches its brand of bags in 2006, then a line of shoes the next year. His simple and chic designs with rock details are the quintessence of the “effortless” of the Parisian style.

The creatures of footwear Fashionistas snapped

  • Charlotte Olympia

Charlotte is one of the most prestigious families in London (his sister, Alice Dellal, is Chanel Muse). With his funny designs and unusual, it revolutionizes the heel: shell-shaped figurehead of ship or even African totem. Each collection tells a story.

  • Nicholas Kirkwood

It’s THE English Shoemaker by excellence. Follower of mixtures of materials and colors, it borders on kitsch but always with luxury and sense of architecture. It’s no wonder that he has already been spotted by LVMH, majority shareholder since 2013.

  • Tabitha Simmons

This Englishwoman in New York is a former model, married to one of the most famous fashion photographers of the world, Craig McDean. Her creed? Basic rock and romantic. Close to the Dolce & Gabbana, she is their consultant assigned.