In styling, what makes an outfit or a look complete and looking great is the perfect balance between the outfit, the shoes, hair and make up. When Antonio Berardi collaborates with Rupert Sanderson, both of them are sure to compliment each other with their own expertise in creation. In the 3rd collaboration between the two houses presenting during London fashion week SS15, Antonio Berardi presents a vision of opulence within turbulence, which is also fully reflected in the footwear collection consisting of graphic, super-high strappy sandal silhouettes.
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Berardi’s trademark femininity is married with a fresh concern for a loosened delicacy. The contrast between softness and architectural cut reveals this new strength. The structure and cut of the collection impressed the audiences, floral patterns are fragmented through the collection and across the shoes; small and concise on the one hand and explosively large on the other. Texture is similarly approached, exploring the contrast between finely detailed jacquards and hand embroidery with more robust waffle fabrics. A palette of midnight, navy, khaki and stone cold blues and greys mixes with flesh pink,vermillion and chemical orange; are all reflected on the design of the footwear. Complimenting the outfits, Rupert Sanderson’s shoes consists of a range of metallic colour, strappy high heels that shouts elegance and femininity, echoing and contrasting with the structural pieces by Berardi, creating an extremely sexy and stylish silhouette.
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Rupert Sanderson’s shoes are always feminine and flattering, believing in “less is more”,  Rupert’s designs strikes a perfect balance between drawing the attention and staying subtle, it enhances the proportion of women and classic shapes with a twist always give countless choices to modern women. In Rupert Sanderson’s own words about this 3rd partnership,  “Yet again the collaboration has thrown out the best of both houses. I feel that this signature is undeniable, Antonio consolidates his love of architectural design and we have created a shoe collection using that simple strap and amplified it to great effect. It’s awonderful testament to the work and design principles of both houses”