The brand Aquazzura was founded by Edgardo Osorio in 2011. The shoe designer was born in Colombia and grew up between Miami and London. In his designs for the Aquazzura brand, Edgardo Osorio combines his passion for modern design with his unique craftsmanship and manages to create an ideal shoe.
After studying at the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins, he worked for some of the most prestigious luxury brands such as Salvatore Ferragamo, René Caovilla and Roberto Cavalli and gained experience to start his own luxury shoe brand Aquazzura after 10 years.
Aquazzura constantly manages to strike the perfect balance between modern design and impeccable craftsmanship. Osorio’s shoes are made for a modern woman – stylish, sexy yet portable. The feminine Aquazzura shoes are inspired by European luxury and tradition, but are incredibly comfortable. Edgardo has received several globally acclaimed awards for his Aquazzura designs, including “Best Designer of 2015” Foot Designer News, the “Vivian Infantino Emerging Talent Award”, “Best Accessories Designer of the Year”. Edgardo also received “Designer of the Year” Award 2016 from the New York Fashion Footwear Association, as well as the Marie Claire, Prix De La Fashion Award for “Designer of the Year”.
Aquazzura’s “Sexy Thing”
Boots, the Belgravia and Christy flats and the Wild Thing sandals are some of his signature styles. They have been described as “must-have” shoes by top influencers, fashion bloggers and professional fashion press worldwide. Top fashion magazines such as Vogue, Style.com, Harper’s Baazar, Instyle and Elle have hailed Edgardo Osorio as the best shoe designer in the world. His signature styles were worn by numerous Hollywood stars, top models and fashion bloggers.
The Aquazzura headquarters are located in Florence in the historic Palazzo Corsini. The flagship store of the same name can also be found in Florence. The city is known worldwide for its unparalleled shoemaking skills. In just five years, Aquazzura is available in over 58 countries from top retailers in the world. The brand Aquazzura has established itself worldwide as the most innovative in the footwear industry.
Osorio has also collaborated with renowned fashion and style influencers such as Naty Abascal, Poppy Delevingne and Olivia Palermo for the collection. He also cooperates with brands such as Salvatore Ferragamo, for whom he designs capsule collections. This was the first time that Ferragamo House got in touch with another designer’s name in public.
From Julianne Moore to Jennifer Lawrence, Gwyneth Paltrow to Nicole Kidman, Rihanna to Charlize Theron and Beyoncé to Diane Kruger, Aquazzura shoes can be seen on the feet of trendsetters, Hollywood stars, European royal families and fashion insiders around the globe.
The loyal fan of Aquazzura is also the Duchess of Sussex, aka Megan Markle, who wears it for all public appearances.
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