Shoe designers are dancing to a tropical beat this spring. Jimmy Choo creative director Sandra Choi’s modern take on nature starts with a deeply exotic iris flower, its fragile, large petals expressed in translucent Perspex layers and metallic appliqué (Lumia sandals, £695). “Like an orchid, an iris challenges conventional flower shapes but is a construction of extraordinary beauty,” she says. “In my vision it blurs with the symmetry of a tropical hummingbird.”
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