If you, like us, have been completely OB-SESSED with the Victoria’s Secrets 2012 show you might be interested to know that the super sexy shoes were designed by none other than our very own Nicholas Kirkwood. Unlike past seasons where a collection of footwear designers have created shoes for the world’s most glamorous lingerie show, this year the German-born, London-based Kirkwood was the sole cobbler employed - quite the honour.
Do what did Kirkwood make of the experience? ‘I think everyone fantasises about being a part of the Victoria's Secret show in some way, it was an exciting opportunity to be able to contribute to this fantasy,' he confided to us earlier today.
Combining his signature graphic soles and statement heels with the themes of this show which included ‘Calendar’, ‘Circus’, ‘Toy Pink’, ‘Dangerous Liaisons’, ‘Silver Screen’ and ‘Angel in Bloom’ Kirkwood designed a veritable shoe wardrobe for the lissom VS Angels.
Nicholas Kirkwood was a great fit for the collection because his shoes are all about drama – a concept the Angels some of whom were carrying wings weighing up to 30lb would be well accustomed to. A favourite with the FROW and a permanent fixture in European fashion boutiques, the show was an incredible platform for Kirkwood to expand his influence in the US – no doubt we’ll be seeing his stockist list extending across the Land of the Free!