Rejina Pyo, the London-based designer best known for her signature oversized coats, is widening her offering for fall 2016 with a new range of shoes. Created in collaboration with Korean-based label Yuul Yie, the range is made up of two key styles, including loafers and block-heel pumps. Both styles are embellished with large silver eyelets and come in a range of primary colors, including navy, white, black and red.
“The hardware that we wanted to use for the shoes made it difficult to maintain the comfort. Yuul Yie had the knowledge to guide me through the process and ensure that we wouldn’t sacrifice our aesthetic,” Pyo said.
The shoes are made in Korea using Italian leather and prices range between 359 pounds, or $500, and 399 pounds, or $565.
The designer has simultaneously partnered with London-based accessories label Uribe to launch a capsule collection of jewelry for fall 2016. Looking ahead, she said that she plans to continue investing in the relationships she has been building through collaborations and learning from each experience. “As a young designer, it’s so great to be able to gather specific knowledge and experience from labels specializing in other fields,” she said.
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For spring 2017 she will collaborate with the Korean eyewear label, Projekt Produkt on a line of eyewear.
“I love developing a relationship to last rather than for just doing one-off projects. Working with other designers is so important and I do my best to design in a way that will benefit both brands.”
The shoes are available to pre-order on the designer’s website.