In the last two years, emerging fashion brands like Christopher Kane, Altuzarra, JW Anderson, Nicholas Kirkwood and Roksanda have attracted a flurry of investment. Who’s next? BoF identifies the young fashion labels we would bet on, based on their commercial and creative potential.
At the forefront of luxury footwear, six designers making beautiful, covetable shoes have gained traction with consumers, established accounts with fashion-forward stockists, and racked up a handful of industry awards.
FLORENCE, Italy — This month, the BoF Spotlight shines on Aquazzura, a women’s footwear label designed by Colombian-born, Florence-based Edgardo Osorio who creates sexy, high quality shoes at refreshingly reasonable price points under $1000. After attending Central Saint Martins and the London College of Fashion, Osorio spent over ten years designing footwear for luxury brands including Salvatore Ferragamo and Roberto