Stuart Weitzman


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Star shoe designer Stuart Weitzman talks trends, what makes a perfect shoe and gives his take on why women love dressing up their feet. —Cari Wolfert

What are some new trends in shoes that you think can work in bridal?
Lucite and vinyl are two trends that translate into the bridal collection nicely. What I favor from my fall bridal and evening collections are silhouettes with extreme platforms, unique bow detailing like ruffles and berry-colored jacquard silk materials.

What is your favorite shoe that you have designed?
I have a very soft spot for my favorite shoe, because it led to my first award for design. It was a beautifully detailed, elegant guipure lace pump that I created specifically for a bride. It appealed to the bride in such a way that it became an instant classic and also set the standard for many creations by other shoe designers...

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