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.
This story first appeared in the February 11, 2008 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.