Aperlai is a brand created by Allessandra Lanvin. She was born in Milan and lived between New York, Switzerland and London. Allessandra is passionate about modern and contemporary art and has a degree in History of Art.
She started working in the luxury accessory industry, where refined her vision of the market, craftsmanship, and knowledge of supply and demand. Today Alessandra lives in Paris together with her husband Hubert Lanvin, grandson of Jeanne Lanvin, the remarkable woman who launched the Couture label in 1909, and their son, Victor.
Avid shoe collector, in 2010 Alessandra launched her luxury shoe line APERLAI :
“I have always been fascinated by shoes and accessories. Since ever I’m collecting shoes, special editions, unique pieces…With APERLAI the idea was to realize a graphic signature of shoes with pure lines, a strong design yet feminine. ”
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