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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

heels rising high

It's a natural development. From flats to high heels. Who'd ha' thought?? Come on! We designers and producers of wares need you to buy new things every season, (what did you think we live off??) so since we just about all have acquired just about every type of flat - from ballerina to tap dance loafer - on the planet, there is no more, or little money to be made with it, at least in the coming season, so we decided to instantly make the high heel attractive again... no, not the one you already have in your closet, the classic one you stored since past seasons, but a new and exiting one: incredibly high! We took it so far as to say: we all cannot even walk in them. Don't believe me?

Well, here you go: this is what the sidewalks, steps and corners of NYC looked during fashion week, courtesy of Bill Cunningham.

...very high heels...

...high spikes...

...laced booties...

...glamorous and high...

...sporty height...

...no one looks at the bag anymore!...

...no one looks at the bag anymore!...

...patten leather lace up's...





...and by the way, the hemline goes higher too, just about a foot above the knee or more...




...but, no one can walk in them longer than a few minutes and they got to be replaced by the flats...


...against my initial prognosis, there will be some money made with flats next season...


I think all this is really exiting as the comfortable look has gotten a bit too far in my opinion.





2 comments:

kyla eman said...

i think its sad how comfort has entered the fashion seen and became a nessity...fashion is about pain , sweat and the persuit of being envied....all this crap about being comfy is making me sick...fashion is about sacrifice and those who are willing to make it...changing shoes after a shoe will not do!

idil vice said...

I agree! I have been sweating in my heels though to be quiet honest - they are soooo high :-O - and it is a sacrifice - well worth it however, right?

about IDILVICE

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Just like the rare Swiss mountain flower Edelweiss - a symbol of prestige and distinction - the clothing brand IDILVICE (pronouced "Edel-vice") was born in the mountains of Switzerland and since then it's flourishing on the concrete of Manhattan and recently even in the rolling hills of the San Francisco Bay Area. However as the spelling indicates, the label is not meant to be associated with too much folkloric alpine tradition, but rather and probably in the contrary, with unconventionality. The IDILVICE label was founded in 1995 by Swiss Native fashion designer Idil from the city of Saint Gallen, Switzerland, who's foundation dates back to the 7th Century and which became famous for their quality textile products, especially embroidery textiles, which are still popular with Parisian Haute Couture designers today. In search for something less traditional, Master Graphic Designer Idil ventured out to New York City where she fell in love with American Pop Culture.