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The Office of Angela Scott has sent us a serious shoe memo, and we're over the moon for its uber-cute content. We're always on the hunt for the next big, uh, shoe, and we think we've found it with this debut collection from designer Angela Scott (hence the pretty rad brand name). To give fair warning, these babies aren’t exactly of the showstopping, toe cleavage, skyscraper variety, but they definitely involve fancy footwork. The equivalent of a natural beauty with no need for makeup, whose vibrant dinner conversation still has you reeling the next day (the girl you want to hate but can’t), these poetic pairs are for ladies who have more on their minds than what’s on their feet.
Each Italian-brushed patent leather shoe is handmade by a true artisan (assembly lines be damned!) in a devotionally bespoke process that involves carving and tanning—and other meticulous cobbler techniques that have us in awe. The perfect blend between manly strength (we love those touches of testosterone) and feminine sensibility, comfort never looked so subtly sexy. And not only does this Santa Barbara native have a sole, but heart too—her dedication may just bring you to tears.
Photo: Courtesy of The Office of Angela Scott.
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