Pollini’s renewal

The English designer Nicholas Kirkwood, Design Director of the amazing accessories brand since 2008, has been appointed Pollini Creative Director and his first spring/summer 2011 collection will be presented during Milan Fashion Week at the end of September.

In his new role as Creative Director, Nicholas Kirkwood will launch the “Pollini Forward Designers” project: A collaboration with five ready-to-wear designers, personally selected by Nicholas Kirkwood, and for which Pollini will collaboratively design and produce their S/S ’11 fashion show shoes.

On the runways of New York, London, and Paris fashion weeks, these 5 designers represent the best among the young creative talent on the international fashion scene today:  Preen, presented on September 12th in New York, to Meadham Kirchhoff, Michael Van der Ham, Louise Gray in London and Manish Arora in Paris.

Pollini sketches for Preen

The “Pollini Forward Designers” shoes will be available to view in all Pollini showrooms following the shows and will allow each of the designers to reinforce their brand awareness. These shoes will be available at retail from February 2011.


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