A New Obsession, Charlotte Olympia Shoes

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The affinity many women feel toward their shoes, is a phenomenon which has existed for decades, maybe even centuries.  We love our precious Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo, and Chanel designs, as well as a litany of others.  Honestly, if another shoe designer never surfaced, most of us wouldn’t even notice given all the beyond amazing choices already on the market.  However, when a designer who is able to hold her own in the company of those aforementioned takes the spotlight, we take notice.  Charlotte Olympia Dellal is one such designer.

Charlotte studied at world renowned Cordwainers in London, and interned at Giambattista Valli in Paris throughout her schooling when time would permit, as she prepared to launch the Charlotte Olympia label.  She opened her first store in Mayfair, London in July 2010, and has been soaring on quite the high note ever since.  Of course soaring is always a bit easier in 6 inch heels with a 1 inch platform, which happens to be the signature height for the brand, along with modern silhouettes and plenty of leopard prints.

Charlotte Olympia quickly made a niche, with celebrities snatching up designs faster than they could be produced, and with collections like we’ve seen, it is no wonder.

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