Head to Hayes Valley this weekend to take a gander at the always-lovely latest from a San Francisco designer during the Martha Davis Spring Summer Preview.
Our very-visual, (almost) chatter-free snap judgment of the day: the pleasantly minimalist, but seriously more-than-meets-the-eye Sugi sandal, $320, by Martha Davis and available at The Workshop Residence. Rotate the reclaimed wood heel and lock into place to transform this shoe’s heel height from two inches to three inches.
Let’s be clear, when it comes to shoes, you won’t find us sporting see-through heels (outside of our kinda dirty dreams). But that doesn’t mean we can’t get behind footwear with a focus on transparency, especially if it’s a wham-pow pair from the new TRANSPARENT collection of San Francisco designer Eric Rutberg that’s hitting stores with bold hues, high heels and pumped up platforms this spring. Sculptural details and sunny day colors mix with wooden touches and layered lines in the new line by Rutberg, a longtime footwear industry player who has designed for LAMB, Badgley Mischka, Jennifer Lopez, Betsey Johnson and San Francisco’s ownRead More →
San Francisco-based footwear designer Martha Davis has released her spring 2011 collection. Along with women’s sandals and open-toed shoe booties, the latest offerings include one style for men.
A comfortable fit enhanced with feminine flair is the hallmark of shoes by Anyi Lu, a Tiburon-based designer and former competitive ballroom dancer who was inspired to launch her line after witnessing her sister’s struggles to find an attractive, yet dance-friendly footwear solution for her wedding reception.