The wizard’s of shoes

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The Wizard of Oz, you remember the movie where Dorothy’ clicked her famous red ruby heels together and wished to be back in Kansas?  Well, this year September, the world renowned movie celebrates it’s 70th Birthday.

Well known shoe designers got designing their unique versions of the iconic “Dorothy” shoes, which will be raffled next year to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.  They used Swarovski Crystals, which Swarovski donated to the initiative.

The 19 designers were commissioned by Swarovski for this  project.  Some of the names included Moschino, Abaete, Manolo Blahnik, Betsey Johnson, Jimmy Choo, L.A.M.B, Sergio Rossi, and Christian Louboutin.

The shoes were unveiled on the 4th September at SAKS Fifth Avenue and apparently, more public viewings have been planned for 2008.  Here are a few sneak peaks at the shoes in their design stage:

My favourite pair are the pair Gwen Stefani’s label, L.A.M.B designed

They are just stunning – feminine and classy with that bow.

Oscar de la Renta

Moschino

Betsey Johnson

Alberta Ferretti

Check out the gallery by Yahoo News

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  • http://www.mzansi-life.com Mzansi Madame loves fashion

    Such a good idea! I like the L.A.M.B pair too.