Alexandre Vauthier has announced a brand new shoe collaboration with Giuseppe Zanotti, covering the design, production, and wholesale distribution of his footwear collection. The Paris based designer plans to unveil the collection to the public in his next haute couture show, in what is expected to be another phygital season in Paris in January 2021. However, the pre-collection is to be shown to key international key clients already starting December 6 in Milan and December 7 in New York. The collection will eventually hit retail stores from May 2021.
A trademark license partnership, it marks a clever link-up between Gauthier, one of the most exciting independent couturiers in Paris, known for his rock-n-roll glamour and French panache, with Zanotti, a legendary figure in Italian footwear recognized for his bravura sense of modern elegance, from his bejeweled heels to fashion-forward Rockstar sneakers.
Their debut Fall/Winter 2021 collection aims to be redolent of the '70s and '80s and the dashing demi-monde of Parisian nightlife.