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Labels we Love: Matisse



The Spring season is all about the ultimate  game: shoe-watch. From platforms to the ultimate urban boot, Matisse has become a cult classic amongst celebrities and shoe lovers alike. We caught up with Matisse Creative Director, Sheena Parks who gave us the inside scoop on the biggest shoe trends of the season and what is next for our favorite shoe brand.

Describe the overall concept of Matisse.
Urban cowboy with a sprinkle of Joni Mitchell

What inspired you to create the line?
We speak to our DNA first and foremost, from there  we address trends and silhouettes that will be exciting to our customers.

What makes your designs so unique and innovative?
Material interest is something that we really stand for, we are always addressing the latest and greatest leather and textile treatments.

Are there any rules to fashion you live by?|
Quality over quantity and always have something vintage you throw in the mix.

Greatest success or achievement with the brand?
Our collaborations have been tremendously successful. It is such a great way to cross-market and create more brand awareness.

What are 3 major trends in footwear this Spring?
Exotics, fiery colors and platforms.

What’s next for the line? What can we be on the lookout for?
Another rad collab with Amuse Society, dropping later this month.

Why you love Modeliste Magazine.
It is a genuine source of industry news and beautifully showcases the work of so many creators and artists in this crazy world of fashion.


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