Disney Enlists 9 Shoe Designers to Reimagine Cinderella’s Glass Slipper

If you don’t think shoes can change your life ask Cinderella

Click here to view each designer shoe brands’ sketches, as well as read their design inspiration quotes


Disney Consumer Products (DCP) has collaborated with nine luxury designer shoe brands across the globe to assemble an enchanting collection of shoes th

If there’s one rags-to-riches heroine who deserves the latest in transparent social occasion heels, it’s Cinderella. In celebration of the release of Disney’s live action film inspired by the classic fairy tale, Disney Consumer Products (DCP) has collaborated with nine luxury designer shoe brands across the globe to assemble an enchanting collection of shoes that reimagine Cinderella’s iconic glass slipper.

The distinguished designers are: Paul Andrew, Alexandre Birman, René Caovilla, Jimmy Choo, Salvatore Ferragamo, Nicholas Kirkwood, Charlotte Olympia, Jerome C. Rousseau, and Stuart Weitzman. Each brand has created its own interpretation of the famed glass slipper Cinderella accidentally leaves behind when the clock strikes midnight.

Magical Symbol

“Cinderella’s glass slipper has become a magical symbol of transformation,” said Jonathan Symington, vice president and general manager, licensing, Disney Entertainment at Disney Consumer Products. “Each pair of shoes in this exciting global collection captures Cinderella’s elegance and grace through the lens of celebrated designers, making this shoe collection truly fit for a princess.”

Swarovski, which produced the iconic glass slipper for the film under the direction of Academy Award-winning costume designer Sandy Powell, provided the crystals featured in the designers’ shoes.

The shoes will be available for order in the following retail stores around the world, as well as in some of the designer brands’ own stores:

  • United States – Saks Fifth Avenue (New York and Beverly Hills)
  • London –Harrods
  • Paris –Galeries Lafayette
  • Milan –Excelsior Milano
  • Moscow –Tsum
  • Tokyo −Isetan Shinjuku
  • Dubai –Level Shoe District, The Dubai Mall

In early March, Saks Fifth Avenue will bring Disney’s “Cinderella” to life by creating enchanting fairytale vignettes within the center six windows of its New York flagship as well as select windows in its Beverly Hills location. The windows will prominently feature the complete designer footwear collection as well as select props from the film, including costumes and spellbinding pumpkins. In addition to the windows, both locations will display the footwear collection on 10022-SHOE, Saks’ dedicated shoe floor Zip Code. Lily James and Richard Madden will also star on the covers of Saks Fifth Avenue’s latest March Magalog – the new, elevated rendition of its fashion catalog which will debut March 4.

This fairytale will be told in live action and is directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh. Cast includes Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Helena Bonham Carter and more.
The Walt Disney Studios film “Cinderella” is in theatres March 13.

Watch the trailer for the upcoming Cinderella Movie here.


Source: BlogsRelease