government-trade Marks First Anniversary With Exclusive Design

Jerome Rousseau's glittering open-toe pump was inspired by Disney’s 3-D movie “Oz the Great and Powerful.”

BIRTHDAY GIFT:,Yoox Group’s footwear e-store, is marking its first anniversary by launching an exclusive shoe designed by Jerome C. Rousseau.

Taking inspiration from Disney’s 3-D movie “Oz the Great and Powerful,” the Canadian designer realized a silver glittering open-toe pump embellished with a gold leather spiral, which is available for purchase as an exclusive at at 478 euros, or $621 at current exchange.

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“I was inspired by the flamboyant and whimsical nature of Oz but particularly its landscapes and costumes. This inspiration translated into a fierce shimmery glitter pump finished with an unexpected spiral that truly captures the essence of the film,” said Rousseau.

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