London-based footwear designer Chrissie Morris is venturing into belts for spring. The new collection is made in Italy and features bronze hardware and Morris’ signature use of stringray. The belts, which come in three styles and three colors, will retail for $345 at stores including Kirna Zabête and Bellhaus in New York. Delivery is slated for January.
Jewelry designer Amrita Singh is launching a sandal collection this spring. Featuring vegan faux leather, the offering consists of 18 styles, including gladiator sandals and slides. The line will retail for $100 to $200 and will be available on Singh’s website, Banglebangle.com.
Poetic Licence is going to the dogs — for a cause. The London-based women’s footwear brand is partnering with two nonprofit animal advocacy groups to launch Poetic Paws, a line of dog collars priced at $20. Inspired by the brand’s shoes, the collars will consist of six to eight styles. Poetic Licence will donate $1 of each collar sold to both Best Friends Animal Society, an organization to help end animal euthanasia, and Bully Breed Rescue, which helps find homes for pit bulls. Poetic Paws collars are available now on Musthaveshoes.com and at high-end independent retailers.
Chainson Footwear is going casual. The Culver City, Calif.-based firm softly rolled out a spring collection of denim-friendly footwear under the Miss Robertson label and is expanding on the offering for fall. The line features pumps, wedges and booties embellished with buckles, studs, gems and braided leather, in muted, natural hues. Priced between $69 and $295, the collection has been picked up by Nordstrom, Shopbop.com and Amazon.com.
Eneka is bringing its signature collection of ballet styles to the U.S. for spring. Based in Spain, the brand’s offering features three variations on the ballet theme: a classic flat and medium and higher wedges. They’re all available in novelty colors and materials, including snake, metallics, patents and nubucks. Retailing for $90, the line will be available in select independents. Delivery is slated for January.