The Designer Wedding Shoes I DIDN’T Choose… And A Giveaway!

  Someone via Twitter suggested that I write this post and I just loved the idea! There are so many beautiful shoes out there that I love and that I may have bought if I didn't have the option to design my own. Here are some of my favorites...I may be biased (my company designs and manufactures Badgley Mischka shoes) but in my opinion, Badgley Mischka has some of the most beautiful bridal and special occasion shoes. If you look up "Wedding shoes" some of the most popoular ones come from Badgley Mischka. These first two shoes are great examples of beautiful bridal shoes. The […] Read More

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This is a Last…

For those of you who don't know, this is called a last. It's the base for the shape of the shoe. Kind of like a mold of a foot. plus added room for shape. For every different shoe there is a different last, no matter how slight the difference may be.Lasts are made one of two ways... expensive shoes have custom lasts made by last makers, or "modelistas". For those brands who can't afford custom designed lasts, or who are just not fashion forward enough to lead the way in shoe shapes- lasts are copied. We as designers go out to the market and we shop for […] Read More

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Let’s Follow a Sample…

Ok... so this is what I'm doing in China.First, you make a sketch...Then you color it up and send it to China...Then comes the first prototype...Next come the corrections. I'll keep you posted :) […] Read More

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