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Disney Enlists 9 Shoe Designers to Reimagine Cinderella’s Glass Slipper

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Glendale, CA—If there’s one rags-to-riches heroine who deserves the latest in transparent social occasion heels, it’s Cinderella. In celebration of the release of Disney’s live action film inspired by the classic fairy tale, Disney Consumer Products (DCP) has collaborated with nine luxury designer shoe brands across the globe to assemble an …

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LVMH Takes Majority Stake in British Footwear Designer

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London—LVMH, the world’s largest luxurygoods conglomerate, once again is looking to build up-and-coming designer brands. Today, the company announced it struck a “long-term” partnership with British footwear designer Nicholas Kirkwood to “further develop his vision and help him build his brand internationally.” Under the terms of this agreement, LVMH will …

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Mary Katrantzou Receives a Nom for BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund

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London–British designer and Princess of Prints Mary Katrantzou can certainly take lots of credit for the massive print trend that has swept fashion. From digital florals (Spring 2012 collection) to foreign stamps and currency (Spring 2013), her realistic photo images have been nothing short of a phenomenon. Just ask the …