Think of fashionable shoes today and the names of Jimmy Choo and Christian Louboutin might spring to mind. But there are a few much-mythologised shoemakers of past who have contributed far more to how women wear their shoes.Monday, 13 May, 2013, 10:24am
French shoemaker Roger Vivier is bringing an exhibition to town that could make its followers shriek with excitement. Footwear from the luxury brand's archives will be displayed in the atrium of the Landmark mall in Central from January 13 to 18.18 Dec 2012 - 3:04am
French accessories brand Roger Vivier borrowed style tips from the city's party crowd for its Prismick autumn-winter campaign.
Socialites including Kennis Tai, Dee Poon and Emily Lam were among the seven beauties invited by the brand to style and model its bags and high-heeled shoes for a series of photos as part of the "Prismick, a walk on the chic side" exhibition.21 Sep 2012 - 1:25pm
You know colour blocking is in when the shoes, bags and dresses are flying off the shelves in both designer boutiques and on the high street.
The French luxury fashion brand Roger Vivier has embraced the trend with its latest Prismick collection featuring collages of leather to create a 3-D jigsaw for the shoes and bags.23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
'It's about creating rare and unique designs that make you dream,' says Bruno Frisoni, creative director at Roger Vivier. 'My job is to deliver dreams - so even if you come to Vivier looking for a ballerina shoe with a buckle, it's going to be your dream pair. People come here for exclusivity, to feel good.'6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Anything that shimmers or sparkles is a fail-safe option for the party season. While many designers experiment with embellishments such as crystals, this season also saw other additions, including beads, tassels, feathers and, of course, sequins. Dolce & Gabbana's sequin dresses emblazoned with stars are among the must-have pieces this winter.9 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
1 Vacheron Constantin's Kalla Haute Couture a Pampilles watch features an intricate lace design covered in diamonds weighing 28.70 carats. The dial can be covered so it transforms into an elegant bracelet (price on request).2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Dresses this season are divided into two camps. While many designers went for loose and boxy shapes reminiscent of the 1960s, at the other end of the spectrum were sexy body-con looks which fit in with the popular fetish trend. Designers such as Versace sent out skin-tight dresses that emphasise a woman's figure in dark colours like black and blue, accentuated with panels of leather.25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Lacquer imagination11 Sep 2011 - 12:00am
In Michelle Lai's closet is a clothes rack that has several iterations of the little black dress, that staple immortalised by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's.19 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
NOTHING MAKES a fashion-lover's heart beat faster than a gorgeous pair of new shoes and today, some are more like works of art than footwear.8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Who started it? Anna Chan (below), 27, is trendy, dynamic and starting to generate buzz with her label, Just Anna Shoes. Born in Britain to parents who emigrated from Hong Kong, she's now based near Manchester. Chan turned her back on a stockbroking career in London to hone her talents in shoe design.26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
1 Christian Louboutin
Generally a more grown-up collection this season, but Louboutin still creates some of the wackiest heels - like this Gazelle natural beige boot.
2 Mulberry3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
The irregular texture and appearance of eel skin makes the stripes on this bag appear as though they've been painted on. Eel Skin 2Bag (HK$18,800) from Fendi, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2524 133914 Mar 2011 - 12:00am
Made from lambswool and leather, this cool style features a zip up detail at the side. Lamb's fur boots (HK$15,500) from Giuseppe Zanotti, IFC Mall, Central, tel: 2805 0890
Nude and black is a classic colour combination - this laser-cut style comes with the brand's signature black toe cap. Boots (HK$9,000) from Chanel, Prince's Building, Central, tel: 2810 097817 Jan 2011 - 12:00am