Friday, February 08, 2008

Vivienne Westwood and Zaha Hadid for Melissa

Here's something to absolutely look forward to!!! I can't wait for Istila Companhia, the Philippine distributors of Melissa, to reveal their latest collection for Spring!

What I know from reading Robb Young's article from the International Herald Tribune, is that Vivienne Westwood has reinterpreted two of her classic shoe styles in Melissa's plastic! I doubt if it will be her pirate boots though...(But hey, those would make fabulous rainboots!) Hmmm, Sex Shoe is that you?

As if that wasn't enough, architect Zaha Hadid (2004 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize), has come up with a tentacled sandal prototype that is "already causing a stir among design maniacs".

Exciting times not only for Melissa fans but for design fanatics and shoe fetishists as well don't you think?

(Photo courtesy of Melissa,


Anonymous said...

Now, this is a very interesting collaboration.

I absolutely adore Zaha Hadid's works!!!

domilicious said...

where could i buy this here in the philippines?

cd_mfo said...

Hi Domilicious! Here's the complete list of Melissa retailers: =)

Melissa Philippines Online Store

Powerplant Mall
Rockwell, Makati
Tel: 896-9534

Shangri-La Mall
Tel: 638-5179

Mia Bella
The Fort, Taguig
Tel: 901-3040

Culte Femme
Rustan’s Tower (Shangri-La)
Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong
Tel: 633-4636

Culte Femme
Rustan’s Makati
Ayala Center, Makati
Tel: 813-3739

Culte Femme
Rustan’s Alabang
Tel: 850-5561 to 64

Culte Femme
Rustan's Cebu
Tel: 032-2315641

Greenbelt 5
Ayala Center, Makati
Tel: 729-9715

Mixedenim (beside Celio)
Greenbelt 3
Ayala Center, Makati
Tel: 757-4731

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