Art-deco inspired shoes

For spring/summer 2012, the Zürich based new shoe label 'Maison des Talons' presents 23 models in 12 different styles from ballerinas to stilettos in 4 different heights inspired by the decorative art movement 'art-deco' (early/first half of the 20th century, Paris) expressed as architectural shoe constructions with metallic details and a mix of materials.

fig.: The high heels with plateau on the front sole in art-deco inspired design are handcrafted in Italy: 'Les Tinettes' in lagoon greens (satin, suede) and metallic gold (nappa); black and grey colored leather/fabric 'Les Christelles'; Maison des Talons, SS2012.

Pieces from the new collection received already attention from magazine editors of 'Vogue Accessory' (December 2011 issue) and in 'Collezioni Accessori' (November 2011) the label was prominently placed with an ad (

Maison des Talons was founded 2010 by designer Susanne Villigers (graduated as master in shoes and accessories design from the Istituto Marangoni in Milano, designed shoes for Donna Karan, Alessandro dell'Acqua, Bikkembergs...) and business partner Bettina Bieler (master in communications and business administration, University of Zürich).

Video: In January 2012, the label welcomes the visitor on its website with the romantic, in Paris playing short film 'An Obsession' with shoes by Maison des Talons and fashion by Dior Homme, Lanvin, Gaspard Yurkievich, Veronique Leroy...

Source: Original article with images and video on


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