Today marks the first availability of the Karl Lagerfeld and Repetto shoe collaboration. Repetto has been manufacturing ballet flats, in various forms of fashion and function, for over 60 years in Paris. As an homage to the brand’s ballerina past, Mr. Lagerfeld has included a removable “tutu” in his design.
This is a perfect approach to Spring 09’s party-at-the-ankle, business-on-the-bottom approach to footwear. If you’re feeling particularly fashionable, add the tutu. For a more straight-forward approach, strip down to just the leotard. Or in this case, strappy sandal.
The shoes are available in flat sandal ($435) and platform versions ($550), both styles come in black and white.
Final Word: Available exclusively at Bergdorf’s, American Rag and Colette starting today.