Not everyone can rock a tutu successfully, in fact the last time you probably saw someone wear one that wasn’t remotely tacky was Carrie Bradshaw in the opening sequence of Sex and the City. Come April 9th at noon, you’ll have the opportunity to don a tutu, but be warned, it won’t be a regular lace and tulle number, in fact it’s not made out of either of these materials. And this tutu won’t even be worn around your waist. Curious?
We thought so. The Kaiser himself, Karl Lagerfeld, has collaborated with Repetto, a brand started by Rose Repetto who created the company’s first ballet slipper over 60 years ago. Lagerfeld put his design skills to work and has created the ‘Cabaret.’ One version of the shoe will be heeled, while another pair are flats. The ‘Cabaret,’ in true Lagerfeld fashion, will be available in black or white (both in patent leather). The shoe is adorned with a patent leather tutu, which can be removed as you see fit (or just depending on your mood that day). On April 9th at noon, the shoes will be available at Paris style staple colette.
The Lagerfeld collaboration with Repetto is by no means the brand’s first high-fashion partnership. In 2000, the brand completed a stint with Issey Miyake, followed soon after by a partnership with Commes de Garcons. If we’re accurate in predicting the success these shoes will have, you can look forward to more Repetto designer collaborations in the near future.
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