Rebecca Minkoff to launch footwear

Rebecca Minkoff to launch footwear


Well what do you know, amidst the wind and rain and abnormally cold temperatures for autumn, there is reason to be excited this morning – Rebecca Minkoff is launching a line of footwear for spring 2011!

Expanding her cult collection of cool ready-to-wear handbags, Minkoff will be adding 25 shoe styles to her accessories label, Nitrolicious reports, which will make their debut on her RTW runway this fashion week – but it’s been three years a-coming for the designer.

“I’ve always been obsessed with shoes,” she says. “I’ve been wanting to do this for three years, but I wanted to wait until it felt right.”

And now that it does, Rebecca’s working her signature sleek style across her new shoes, most of which will feature a trademark leather MAB flap – a reference to her first ever handbag, the Morning After Bag, if you recall, fashion fans.

Needless to say, we’ve already picked our favourites – the Vamp platform which have a decidedly disco design in a nude/navy with silver pebble leather, and the Brooke mini wedge in tan leather and Dalmation haircalf – that come next spring we’ll be wearing religiously.

You’ll be pleased to know they’ll begin retail at a rather reasonable $160 and reach up towards $395, too.

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