Now we can all be like Cinderella as DSW launches the Glass Slipper Collection inspired by the Disney classic (Prince Charming not included)
22:40 GMT, 29 August 2012
Christian Louboutin unveiled his interpretation of Cinderella's glass slipper back in July, but as only twenty pairs were made many Disney fans were left disappointed.
However now Ohio-based footwear retailer Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) has announced a purse-friendly collection of princess-worthy shoes inspired by the 1950 animated classic, which are set to go on sale this fall.
The line, branded the Glass Slipper Collection, ranges from $59.95 to $89.95, with each pair embossed with a carriage logo and blue jewel on the sole.
How many pairs of glass slippers does a girl need DSW collaborated with Disney on a limited edition shoe range called The Glass Slipper Collection
Tapping into a woman’s obsession with shoes and fantasy, the vertiginous heels are rendered in satin, lace and tulle overlays, and festooned with bows, bugle beads and rhinestones.
Explaining the design process Debbie Ferre, spokesperson for DSW, said: ‘The inspiration for the line came from the vision of Disney artist Mary Blair's original art for the film,’
‘We took a close look at the film's aesthetic details-the rich textures and fabric, the beautiful blue in Cinderella's dress-even the French rococo-inspired scenery.
Cinderella moment: The classic Disney flick will be released on Blu-ray on October 2
Christian Louboutin debuted his version of the Cinderella slipper with the photo caption, 'Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, Cinderella has a red sole shoe'
'Every little whimsical touch featured in the footwear collection came right out of the film.’
French shoe designer Christian Louboutin, opted for barely-there cream lace, Swarovski crystal embellishments and
delicate butterfly motifs for his Cinderella slippers which mark
the film’s re-release.
July 5, he debuted his version on the Christian Louboutin Facebook page with the
photo caption, ‘Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, Cinderella has a red sole shoe.’
whimsical shoes, bestowed to lucky winners of a Disney contest in 19
countries this fall, takes the glamour and fantasy up a few notches.
designer said he was thrilled to collaborate with Disney, telling Vogue UK: ‘Cinderella is not only an iconic character when it comes to beauty,
grace and fairytale love, but also shoes.
'The slipper is the magic wand of transformation, which conjures confidence, beauty and love. There are no limits in the world of fantasy and there is always a happily ever after.’
DSW'S GLASS SLIPPER COLLECTION
Purse-friendly: The Glass Slipper Collection, ranges from $59.95 to $89.95
Finishing touch: Each pair comes embossed with a carriage logo and blue jewel on the sole
The inspiration for the line came from the vision of Disney artist Mary Blair's original art for the film
The vertiginous heels are rendered in satin, lace and tulle overlays and topped with bows