kartell and .normaluisa glue cinderella: from furniture to shoes
kartell and .normaluisa glue cinderella: from furniture to shoes kartell and .normaluisa glue cinderella: from furniture to shoes
mar 23, 2009

kartell and .normaluisa glue cinderella: from furniture to shoes

kartell and .normaluisa glue cinderella: furniture to shoes




italian furniture powerhouse kartell, internationally renowned for modern furniture design in plastics, and young italian fashion label .normaluisa recently released a shoe collection of plastic ballerina flats aptly called ‘glue cinderella’.


lorenza luti, kartell’s marketing and retail manager and mind behind the project said, ‘kartell is not merely a design company, it has been the leading brand in experimentation with plastics for sixty years. consequently, when I started to think about a range of shoes, it was natural to give the product our imprint.’


claudio luti, owner and president of kartell: ‘we tried something new in october 2008 by producing shoes for women. we may follow this up with other products such as accessories, watches, ...’




made from an injection-molding technology that allows for the creation of two-tone shoes combining transparent and opaque materials, the shoe is available in a variety of shades. the ballerina flats are on sale now at kartell flagship stores and select boutiques throughout the world.





the supple form is marked by a two-tone color scheme that is available in opaque/opaque or transparent/ opaque versions. the design comes with the added bonus of being waterproof, so there’s little need to worry when the spring showers come raining down.

designed to wear very well? designboom brought them to singapore.


they catch the eye and are soft and comfortable


lush nature and exotic colors


glossy finish


two-tone inspiration from nature


kartell ballerinas at the ritz carlton singapore pool, …


… in the dressing room …


… in their box.


for all cinderellas a must have!all images © designboom


kartell http://www.kartell.it .normaluisa http://www.normaluisa.com

  • Seems to be the most amazing combination of true comfort and style in casual women’s shoes. Are they what they promise to be?

    Francesca says:
  • Wow, look at THESE.
    I prefer them to Melissa’s.
    How much are they?

    Jess Porter says:
  • sweaty feet

    doo doo says:
  • Dude! Wearing plastic shoes will never be cool, unless your surname is Lebowski.

    El Duderino says:
  • Duderino, so true! hahaha

    modular says:
  • Duderino – too true, but they’re so cute and comfy! plus my hands and feet are very dry ._.|| LOL

    Lucy says:

    kpl says:

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