Courting the luxury crowd, a range of European designers is specializing in handmade shoes. Draped duchesse satin and feathers characterize Vincente Rey’s fancy Parisian line (from $1,000), while the edgy Barcelona-based label Muñoz Vrandecic sources vintage trinkets for its unique hardware (from $900). Meanwhile, Georgina Goodman keeps it natural with her range of Made in Mayfair ($446 to $1,290), which is crafted from hand-dyed and -stitched vegetal leather.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"