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ON BEING YOURSELF “What has changed from the past is that in the ’80s, fashion was really focused—it was either this or that. It’s not like that anymore. Fashion depends on you, on your mood. It’s much better than before because now you can be completely free.”
flash chat Shoe savant Gianvito Rossi on fashion freedom, femininity and looking your best.
ON finding THE RIGHT FIT “The classic imagery of elegance is a fragile weakness. I don’t like that. I like the idea of a feminine but modern shape: You don’t have to wear a 20-centimetre-high stiletto to show that you are strong.”
ON FEELING AS GOOD AS YOU LOOK “I design shoes not just for a show-off moment but for pleasure. It’s about wearing something that allows you to feel feminine. When you wear something you are very pleased with, it shows. When you feel really good, you smile.”