There's been a fair amount of fuss made along the way about the outrageousness and originality of the platforms shown in Olivier Theyskens' final collection for Nina Ricci for Fall 2009, and in Alexander McQueen's Spring 2010 collection. Meanwhile, a fellow named Jochen Kronier has been quietly designing and custom-making fabulously outrageous and original platform shoes and boots in his various studios since 1994. The following is my small way of telling a bit more of the world about Herr Kronier's amazing designs... (And premiering a new series at MildredLovesYou.com while doing so...)
Mildred Loves Fashion!
(Cartoon-Pin-Up Characters as Fashion-Illustration Models)
Fashion Special #1 - "Ricci vs McQueen vs Kronier!!!"
Please click this image to see the larger website version!...
Jochen Kronier - custom-designed/custom-made costumes, shoes, props, + head-wear - since 1994
A Jochen Kronier Video Shoe Show from 2005
Olivier Theyskens for Nina Ricci Fall 2009
Alexander McQueen Spring 2010
There you go... Now you know... :P ;)
Hugs and kisses,
[edit: March 28th, 2011]
Because of problems with my current mildredlovesyou.com domain host, I have set my Mildred Loves You site up at an alternate address for for safe-keeping (but am still hoping that my mildredlovesyou.com domain will go back online at some point anyway)...
p.s. For those of you who may not already know this, Jochen Kronier (aka Joey Love) appeared as a guest star in Mildred Loves Pin-Ups - Pin-Up #34
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