Resort 2016: Alexandre Birman’s Exotic Shoe Collection

Alexandre Birman has a way with exotics. For resort ’16, the designer turned to eel and crocodile skins.

Lighter materials, like linen and crochet, are also woven throughout the offering. According to brand insiders, Birman and his team wanted to continue representing the artisans in his native Brazil with looks that feature careful craftsmanship.

Alexandre Birman Resort '16 Shoes
Multicolored python pump.
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Wedges, lace-up booties, espadrilles, flat sandals and strappy heels with gladiator inspiration all make an appearance. Stilettos get metallic touches, platforms and block heels appear in a variety of heights. Platforms are also in the mix. Birman is not afraid of bold colors and combined hues, which we at FN applaud.

Alexandre Birman Resort '16 Shoes
Gladiator strappy sandal.
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Plus, the Clarita heel, which is a favorite among the celebrity set, gets an update with snakeskin and embellishments. The designer even celebrated the style’s success with a recent party in New York City.

Alexandre Birman Resort '16 Shoes
The Clarita.
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Click through the gallery for a look at all of Birman’s resort styles. Have a favorite you’d like to add to your collection? Tell us @Footwearnews.

Alexandre Birman Resort '16 Shoes
A nude platform with block heel.
CREDIT: Courtesy of brand.

For more sneak peeks at resort collections:

Tibi Resort 2016 Campaign: Shoe Highlights 

Altuzarra Resort 2016: Shoe Highlights 

Sergio Rossi Debuts Resort 2016 Collection 

Resort ’16: Casadei Shoe Collection 

Resort ’16: Paul Andrew Shoe Collection 

Resort 2016: Alexander Wang Shoe Collection 

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