The greater than 100-year-old firm debuted an “unique” assortment with luxurious ladies’s ready-to-wear and equipment model Altuzarra, throughout Altuzarra’s New York Trend Week present on Sept. 10.
“Our partnership with Altuzarra marks Keds’ emergence into the posh vogue house with our iconic silhouettes reimagined by means of the lens of the proficient Joseph Altuzarra,” mentioned Jen Lynch, VP and basic supervisor at Keds. “The gathering delivers distinctive kinds in luxe fabrications for our prospects in kinds they cherish.”
The footwear capsule, accessible in Spring of 2023, “reimagines” the basic Keds silhouettes in “luxe fabrications” and “distinctive kinds.” Impressed by “archival” Keds runner silhouette, the sneaker options satin underlays, distressed canvas uppers and is completed with suede and leather-based overlays.
The Keds x Altuzarra assortment is obtainable for pre-order now on Altuzarra’s web site in black and khaki, retailing for $180. The collaboration can even function two “equally fabricated Champion” kinds retailing for $140.
“I’m so thrilled to be collaborating with Keds this season,” designer Joseph Altuzarra mentioned. “Their iconic model language and heritage had been an enormous supply of inspiration, and the ensuing footwear assortment provides an thrilling and dynamic layer to the present.”
The launch of this assortment is a continuation of Keds’ partnership with IMG and New York Trend Week, which, in accordance with the Keds group, has “solidified” the shoe model because the “Official Sole of NYFW” for a second season.
For its inaugural effort—which kicked off in February—Keds debuted its collaboration with Maisie Schloss, a former womenswear designer at Kanye West’s vogue model Yeezy and artistic director of “up-and-coming” label Maisie Wilen. The collaboration featured a wide selection of “new” and “thrilling” footwear kinds meant to “cement” Keds’ place within the business as a “model chief.”
“This assortment marks an thrilling time for 2 beloved manufacturers to seamlessly deliver to life the artistic vogue minds of two groups,” Patrick Connors, senior VP of world model partnerships for IMG’s vogue occasions and properties, mentioned of the Altuzarra collab.