Chanel presents a pair of pearl boots for spring-summer 2021
It was 1971 when i Led Zeppelin they theorize a climb to heaven in the song stairway to Heaven. It is certain that in order to climb the rungs, a shoe worthy of celestial prestige is required, a question which Chanel creating a shoe that we would dare to define as “divine”. A pair of ankle boots, white leather and black tip, a staple central and a row of small pearls which reproduces the path to a promised land. For Virginie Viard, that edenic place is found in the dancing dynamism of Rio de Janeiro and in the energy of Brazil, which inspired her for pre-collection spring-summer 2021 of the maison, infusing garments and accessories with a vitaminic and multicolored spirit that transmits joy and joie de vivre.
These ankle boot they are the essence of it, with a versatile design that lends itself as much to the walk on Avenida Atlântica as to a day at the office, up to an evening scented with coconut and fresh fruit. The creative director presents them in a total-leather look, with a navy blue lambskin blouson decorated with camellias, paired with a pair of coordinated shorts and an embroidered cotton top, put on for casual day or summer night. With low heel and elegant silhouette, the model has infinite horizons of matching.
From a more casual perspective, the boot is perfect under a pair of jeanswhether they are cropped, skinny or palazzo, to be worn with bralettes and cardigans as Coco commands. For the skirt, the lengths are short, democratic in leaving ample space for displaying the beauty of the footwear, to be combined with light and worked knitwear. With the’dress, couture transparencies represent the perfect compromise: tulle, silk or chiffon for dresses with a romantic mood, to which the boot gives an equestrian and country touch as seen on the catwalks ofHigh fashion, a fundamental combination also for the bride who does not like conventions and who wishes to amaze on the day of “yes”.
From Brazil to rock, from rock to paradise, Chanel ankle boots are the deus ex machina of an all-female magic, fashion teleportation that you just need to put on to open your eyes to the sea, beating heel against heel, like Dorothy Gale, to find yourself in the fantastic world of Gabrielle.