i'alave is a footwear company based in San Francisco. Creative designer, Eva lai, shares with Vogue.it, the brands philosophy, as well as the vision for upcoming collections.
The philosophy of the brand starts from the concept That the modern women style is expressive, independent, purposeful, thoughtful, feminine and strong, a blend of self-expression. Inspired by lines and curves of feminine silhouettes, together with colors and materials, the collection wants to bring out the feminine beauty: i'alave designs shoes as an extension to the feminine form. Each shoes is created and imagined to form a sensual exploration of personal character through strong lines, soft colors, designer heels and premium leather, and comfort of shoes Made in Italy.
" Art is the main inspiration for me - tells the designers - For AW15 / 16, the inspiration came from paintings by Klimt. With elements such as circular shapes and gold for an elegant feel, and added a hint of modernism, complete our collection. "
Among her present projects, the retail: "we are working with NJAL, Runway2Street and MeetMyDesigner online store boutiques for representing our collections to our customers."