british luxury shoe and accessories designer, charlotte olympia, has collaborated with zaha hadid design on two limited edition pieces: a platform wedge shoe and clutch bag. the distinct pieces serve as a tribute to zaha hadid, formed in perspex with rose gold metal accents to combine the unmistakeable design language of the late architect. the meticulously crafted pieces are priced at £1,600 for the shoes and £2,600 for the clutch bag. special packaging was also created to echo the sculptural qualities of the designs
the collaboration began when the architect and fashion designer first met in 2015
all images courtesy of charlotte olympia
the collaboration between the british luxury shoe brand and architect began in 2015, when zaha and charlotte first met and agreed to collaborate on a collection. the design team has since meticulously realized each piece as zaha originally envisioned. ‘zaha hadid was a phenomenal person to have known and her work and aesthetic are constant sources of inspiration for me’, says charlotte olympia dellal, founder and creative director of the fashion brand. ‘it was an honor and privilege to have worked with her and to continue working with her fantastic team on this dream collaboration.’
the shoes have a dramatic steeped platform wedge
‘we are always delighted to collaborate with those who share our passion for bold design and pristine craftsmanship,’ continues maha kutay, director at zaha hadid design. ‘charlotte olympia and her team have masterfully translated our ideas into reality in two fantastic pieces of superb quality.‘ first presented at christie’s london on the 21st november, the two pieces will be available exclusively at charlotte olympia retail stores as well as online.
the design team at charlotte olympia executed zaha’s vision with superb quality
the wedge shoe and clutch combination make bold and architectural fashion statements
the transparent clutch bag is characterized by the dynamic curves and fluid forms
special packaging was also created to echo the sculptural qualities of the designs
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