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Sophie Theallet, Giles Deacon to Collaborate with Nine West

Jan 24 2011 - 10:16am

>> Nine West, which previously collaborated with Vivienne Westwood, Thakoon, and Sophia Kokosalaki in 2006, is kicking off [1] a new collaborative initiative, "Shoelaborations," which will involve working with up-and-coming designers, artists and musicians. First up? Sophie Theallet and Giles Deacon.

The Sophie Theallet for Nine West collection includes [2] "fresh and feminine" shoes, accessories, and handbags, and hits stores May 1. “For the collection I designed my own stripe print, which you will see interpreted on a ballet flat, a raffia wedge and a double platform sandal. I also designed little straw bags with charms representing icons of France,” Theallet explained [3]. Prices are expected to run $79 for flats up to $109 for the platform espadrille sandal.

Deacon's collection, meanwhile, is slated for [4]Fall 2011. Nine West is already in talks for its 2012 partnerships, but declined to give any more details.

Sophie Theallet for Nine West

Sophie Theallet for Nine West


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