Sergio Rossi Releases a ‘Magic Kingdom’ FairytaleFilm

Sergio Rossi’s “The Magic Kingdom” short movie. Courtesy Photo. Italian shoe specialist Sergio Rossi unveiled a new short movie that pays homage to its history and expertise in the industry. Called “The Magic Kingdom,” the clip was shot at the brand’s storied manufacturing plant in San Mauro Pascoli, in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, and shows the stages of the […]

Armani, Zegna, Jimmy Choo, Sergio Rossi to Show atMicam

<img width="1024" height="683" src="" class="attachment-featured-carousel" alt="Micam Footwear Trade Show" data-attachment-id="134748" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1024,683" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="FN Footwear Footwear News Micam" data-image-description=" Inside the Micam show. ” data-medium-file=”″ data-large-file=”” /> Inside the Micam show. FN Archive. MILAN — Giorgio Armani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Jimmy Choo and Sergio Rossi will exhibit at the upcoming The Micam footwear fair here to support the industry. The companies will join Fendi, Salvatore […]


Sergio Rossi Shoe Sales May Be The Signal the End of the Shoe Bubble

In a move that appears to run counter to fashion industry’s faith in the power of shoes to buoy profits, Kering, the French luxury and sports lifestyle group that owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Balenciaga, among other brands, is selling its only shoe house, Sergio Rossi, to Investindustrial, a European investment firm. Kering has […]

Sergio Rossi to Close Four Stateside RetailLocations

Sergio Rossi is shuttering its U.S. retail business. A spokesperson confirmed on Thursday that Sergio Rossi will be closing its New York, Los Angeles and Hawaii stores beginning now and into the first quarter of 2009. The company’s international locations will remain open. “Strategically, the company has decided to focus on its wholesale, which has […]

New President at DVFFootwear

Schwartz & Benjamin named Rebecca Blair, former VP of Tory Burch wholesale and licensing, president of its Diane von Furstenberg footwear division. In the position, Blair will be responsible for developing an international and domestic brand strategy, as well as collaborating with the DVF design team on the shoe collection. Blair brings 23 years of […]

Women’s Trend: In theLoop

View Slideshow Alice & Olivia Bows unravel, bedazzle and add polish to everything from ankle boots to strappy sandals this fall. Tailored versions hit the runway at Lanvin and Emilio Pucci, while Sergio Rossi opted to take an edgier route with a metal framework. Rear ribbon-like adornments further ensure that fall styles by Daniele Michetti, […]

FN Pick: Snake &Bake

Available in December at Saks Fifth Avenue and, the $950 watersnake platform sandal is sure to scale new heights Sergio Rossi is tripping out. The Italian label’s hot style, part of its pre-spring line, gives a nod to the hippie-dippy days of the early 1970s, blending a bit of psychedelia, pop art and everything […]

FN Spy: Tour de France With Christian, Nicholas,Pierre

View Slideshow Ashley Olsen, Christian Louboutin, Mary-Kate Olsen Tour de France For the luxury footwear pack, there’s no place like Paris Fashion Week. Christian Louboutin painted the town red, making the rounds at several of the week’s hottest events, including Kate Moss’ jewelry launch for Fred, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s handbag party for The Row, […]

How Russo Is RevitalizingRossi

View Slideshow Francesco Russo On a summer-like fall day in Paris, Francesco Russo is holding court in the Ritz’s Bar Vendôme. The Sergio Rossi creative director, who resides in the City of Light, is obviously at home in this unofficial gathering point, where he bumps into Carine Roitfeld and other friends, who pop in and […]

5 Questions for Swarovski’s UteSchumacher

View Slideshow Ute Schumacher Swarovski continues to be the go-to name for designers who want to add a little shine to their shoes. Now more than a century old, the Austrian company furnishes high-quality crystals, crystal pearls and beads to such tony labels as Stuart Weitzman, Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin and Sergio Rossi, as well […]