Casadei’s Spring 2017 Shoes Are as ’80s Glitz as It Gets 

The world’s of footwear and jewelry collided at Casadei’s presentation in Milan on Sept. 22.

As a part of their ongoing initiative to introduce buy-now, wear-now styles each season, the Rimini, Italy-based women’s shoe brand collaborated with jewelry designer Ilenia Corti, on a a capsule collection of three bijoux adorned styles. Two stilettos and one starkly flat sandal (in black or gold) came tricked out with enamel coated gold botanic and animal charms.

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Debutta oggi la prima linea di gioielli Casadei realizzata con la designer Ilenia Corti. Memore delle grandezze e degli esperimenti teatrali della couture francese anni Ottanta, la collezione ritrae un’Amazzonia iper realista e dettagliata, feroce e dolcissima. È un baccanale di flora e fauna: orchidee, rane velenose, foliage tropicale, scimmie rampicanti, piante carnivore. Collane, anelli, orecchini più un bracciale custom made. E le calzature che si abbinano ai gioielli o che diventano gioiello. È il sogno che si fa accessorio. La creatività di due eccellenze italiane che si uniscono in una nuova avventura. @casadeiofficial @ileniacortivernissage #casadei #casadeiofficial #casadeishoes #vernissage #vernissagejewellery #casadei #casadeishoes @karlaotto #ileniacorti #jewels #jewellery #casadeishoes

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The glitzy effort – which will retail now online and in Casadei stores – also features a small selection of complementary accessories.

For the main line spring ’17 offering, Casadei harkened back to ’80s-era glitz with chain-embroidered, elastic, strappy boots (very bondage-esque, very early Versace). There were also metallic platform mules and woven flats in riotous shades of rose, emerald and sapphire.

Casadei Spring 2017 Shoes
Casadei spring ’17 collection.
CREDIT: Fairchild / REX Shutterstock.

Casadei Spring 2017 Shoes
Casadei spring ’17 collection.
CREDIT: Fairchild / REX Shutterstock.

“It was about looking back to a time when dressing up was like a party,” said the Cesare Casadei, the brand designer.

To see the collection click through the gallery.

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