That sailing inspiration with a “paninaro” touch. Maybe not everybody knows that the so-called “fashion designer” doesn’t design only clothes. There are indeed some remarkable cases that design “only” accessories. The design director of Sergio Rossi, for example, is a young designer very appreciated in the fashion world; his name is Angelo Ruggeri. For this spring/summer, Ruggeri has created a sailing shoe that stroke my attention reminding me those popular models of the Eighties: “Actually, this year’s s/s is inspired by Italian Extravagance and talks about the italian stylistic eclecticism between the late 70s and the early 80s. Preppy recollections corrupt the cheerful lifestyle of the “paninari” and becomes shoes with a traditional shape but revised in an eccentric and unconventional way”. Look at the shoe that I’ve choosen and, if you can, go to the Sergio Rossi’s boutique to discover the details: the shape, the leather and the colours coexist perfectly in an accessory that becomes a cult. In the pictures: Angelo Ruggeri and a shoe from the s/s 2014 collection.
Alessandro Calascibetta has been active in fashion since the late 80s. He started off his career at L'Uomo Vogue, after that with Mondo Uomo. Afterward, he became Fashion Director at Harper's Bazaar Uomo, and in 2000 founded Uomo which he directed until 2003. Following that, he started collaborating with Rizzoli. Since january 2015 he is the Editor in Chief of Style Magazine, and still remains as Man Fashion Director for Io Donna and Sette.