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Monica Singh’s Shoe Style: Roger Vivier
Roger Vivier was a french fashion designer. He started working for Dior and then launched his first collection rue François Premier. He designed with the help of aeronautical engineers the famous coma heels. He was also well known for the creation of the stiletto heel.
Vivier had partnerships with the biggest luxury houses like Ungaro, Courrege, Balenciaga.
In 1967, the great french actress Catherine Deneuve pairs her Yves Saint Laurent wardrobe with the Roger Vivier shoes in Belle de Jour by Luis Buñuel. As the movie became cult, the shoes to.
Vivier has been called the “Fragonard of the shoe” and his shoes “the Fabergé of Footwear” by numbers of critics. He designed extravagant richly-decorated shoes that he designs as sculptures.
Among Roger Vivier’s biggest fans were Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor and the cinema femme fatale Marlene Dietrich, who haunted his boutique daily and was rewarded with custom black satin pumps held up by glittering rhinestone balls. Vogue’s editor, Diana Vreeland, insisted her maid polish the soles of her Viviers with rhinoceros horn.
Today it is Ines de le Fressange who is the brand ambassador of Roger Vivier. She is the icon of french elegance.
MoniCa Singh is Fashion Designer from NIFT (New Delhi), Currently she enrolled in a Fashion Marketing degree from Parson’s New School in New York. It is her passion to bring fashion to the women who would like to establish their own style in the fashion world.
Monica, as is an Acid Attack Survivor with zeitgeist in life, is also Vice-President of MakeLovenotScars, an NGO in India that works on improving the sometimes so cruel society. Further, she is a motivational speaker and gives personal guidance to women that seek her advice.