0.1 – Modern-Day Cinderella

11 of the world’s hottest footwear designers (above all, Manolo Blahnik, Nicholas Kirkwood, Rene Caovilla and Stuart Weitzman) have matched to create their interpretation of Cinderella’s glass slippers according to Dinsey Movie in 2015 (starring Downton Abbey’s Lily James, Cate Blanchett and Helena Bonham Carter..have you watched it? Fab!) Here I’m gonna mention some of them and leave you free to check more deeply here: Metro.co.uk.

Jimmy Choo Creative Director Sandra Choi has rethought the evergreen babies for all Cinderellas worldwide. Based on the the iconic pointy toed pump of this brand, Choi’s new design adds thousands of Swarovski crystals to Disney Princess heels. What’s peculiar in this model is a ‘crystal cluster’ hand embroidered to the toe of the upper….what magical art in designing them! This jewelry has been made in Italy with a shimmer suede upper, leather sole and insole. Each shoe has 7000 crystals and 46 embroidered stones fixed to the upper. Heel height measure 100mm/3.9 inches. Available to order online for a limited time on: Jimmy Choo website . This is a fairytale pair of shoes which can be easily added to the dreamlist (more than wish-one) of many Cinderellas worldwide at the price of 3.495,00 USD.

The winner of the above mention “crystal” competition under Disney umbrella was the parisian Christian Louboutin. The glamorous partnership with Disney provided a pair of slippers where crystals, lace and butterflies shine on Cinderella’s feet. During 2015 Haute Couture Paris fashion week it was revealed “Louboutin’s Cinderella heels perfectly encapsulate the beauty and fantasy of Walt Disney’s legendary film. Featuring delicate white lace uppers embellished with twinkling crystals and two sparkling butterflies” (Stylist) This artist explained: -“Her character and her story dictated the design to me, It was all there in the pages and the words of this tale. The slipper is the magic wand of transformation which conjures confidence, beauty and love.”  Louboutin patented this jewelry as USD715034 titled Footwear and awarded on October. 14, 2014. (click here for details).