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Today's shoe porn comes courtesy Saks Fifth Avenue's 10022-SHOE department, which just announced its "Special Delivery" capsule collection. The department store tapped six emerging designers to create a total of 20 styles, some of which will sell exclusively at Saks. Granted, "emerging" is a relative term here—Daniele Michetti has serious experience working on YSL menswear, Rupert Sanderson has stores in London, Paris and Hong Kong, and Gianvito Rossi grew up in the business Sergio Rossi's son. But that's a minor quibble, especially since the designers' experience seems to have resulted in some intricate looks. As StyleList points out, there's a crazy range of materials at work here: "Eel skin, mesh, wood, mirrored surfaces, Plexiglas and ribbons all come into play." The shoes hit the Saks flagships in New York and Beverly Hills this week.
· Saks Fifth Avenue Introduces Special Delivery: The Hottest Designer Shoes for Spring [StyleList]