Swarovski & 19 Designers for The Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers

Swarovski & 19 Designers for The Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers

Thursday, July 17, 2008 by Wendy Lam

Sergio Rossi, L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani and Moschino sketches of Dorothy’s ruby slippers

The Wizard of Oz has come a long way, to commemorate the 70th anniversary next year, according to WWDWarner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered with Swarovski and 19 designers to create their version of Dorothy’s iconic ruby slippers”.

The 19 designers consists of:

A. Testoni, Abaeté, Alberta Ferretti, Betsey Johnson, Botkier, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, Giuseppe Zanotti, Jimmy Choo, L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani, Lisa Pliner, Manolo Blahnik, Moschino, Oscar de la Renta, Roger Vivier, Sergio Rossi, Stuart Weitzman, Tibi and Tuleh.

Each designer “will use Crystallized Swarovski Elements in their designs, which will be officially unveiled in Saks Fifth Avenue’s windows and designer shoe salon during a gala on September 4th. The shoes will then be displayed at the tents at Bryant Park before making various stops around the country, including Art Basel in Miami. Proceeds from the auction of the collection will benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.” Interesting, definitely something I would like to see!


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