Hitting refresh at Roger Vivier is not an easy task, but as Amy Yasmine discovers, Bruno Frisoni takes it all in stride.
For more than 53 years, Roger Vivier has been synonymous with the most glittering personalities in the world. From Catherine Deneuve to Queen Elizabeth II, the famed shoemaker has adorned many soles. But today, under the helm of French designer Bruno Frisoni, the luxury shoemaker has found a new beat to groove to—and its getting all the cool kids on the block praising. Having just opened its first store in Pavilion KL last January, there was a certain hype that took over the fashion scene— most of all, for its latest collection. With its striking colours and cheeky prints, Roger Vivier’s Spring/Summer ’16 update is perhaps one of the most playful creations of the season. Take for example its iconic Belle Vivier pumps, remodernised with a hint of youthful exuberance—a quirky lipstick print here, and a bold graffiti design there. Familiar Mary Quantesque florals also dominated the collection—a nod to the ’70s bourgeois spirit by which the collection was largely inspired. “It was the most important decade for Vivier,” says Frisoni, the maison’s creative director since 2002. “It was a time when women were never too dramatic, but with
Metallic accents and daring tones update Roger Vivier’s heritage codes