The young French brand Aperlaï gained worldwide recognition thanks to its strong personality that immediately attracted the fans of exclusive shoes. These products offer essential sophistication and sensuality, graphic clean lines, Parisian chic and a good dose of humor.
Alessandra Lanvin, Creative Director of her brand of shoes and accessories. She finds her inspiration in vintage objects as well as in the work of various artists and sculptors such as Miro, Picasso, Mondrian, Pollock, Arad and Sottsass.more
Alessandra designs the shoes in python, crocodile, stingray, fur, ostrich feathers, plexiglass and other luxurious and surprising materials. They come to life in Italian factories, which are producing, among others, Prada, Alaia and Derek Lam. This cooperation ensures not only the luxurious look of Aperlaï shoes but also, thanks to many technological improvements, their undeniable comfort. Elegance, craftsmanship and new technology became the key stones of the creations of Alessandra.
The woman wearing Aperlaï is refined and fulfilled; she can recognize the fine quality, sophisticated design and hidden technical details. Miroslava Duma, Gwyneth Paltrow, Keira Knightley, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Vanessa Paradis, and many others are among the great admirers of the brand.
Aperlaï products are presented in such famous image points of sales as l’Eclaireur in Paris, Dover Street Market in London, Antonia and 10 Corso Como in Milan, Luisa Via Roma in Florence, Bergdorf Goodman and Saks 5th Avenue in New York, TSUM in Moscow, and in the mono-brand Aperlaï boutique in Paris, near the Place Vendôme.
Since the creation of the brand in 2009, Aperlaï gained not only commercial success but also artistic recognition: in 2012 several brand styles were included in the permanent collections of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology and of the Brooklyn Museum in New York. Alessandra Lanvin has won numerous awards, including the Emerging Talent Award in 2014.