‘Do platforms look elegant now? I’d say not,’ footwear designer Georgina Goodman asserts of the fashion world’s move from skyscraper heels to stylish flats, ‘they no longer feel exclusive. Even though I love my collection of high heels, I’m gravitating towards sneakers now as an everyday shoe.’
Having consulted for Alexander McQueen on headline-grabbing shoes for the legendary runway shows, as well as running her own eponymous company, three years ago shoe designer Georgina Goodman pushed high heels aside and launched a range of Moroccan-style Babouche slippers. This July sees Goodman expanding her ‘indoor-outdoor’ offer with a small collection of luxury sneakers.
When we spoke, Georgina told me that she wanted her sneakers to look like something you’d had in your wardrobe for a long time. As a fan of old-school trainers, I like that idea:
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