Raw silk: Léi Zǔ Shoe Collection (1st Edition) by Nicole Goymann & Christoph John are elegant dress shoes formed from wound single filaments of raw silk, bound by their natural glue.
Details: 100% reeled raw silk upper, mulberry paper sole, 100% acrylic heel. Léi Zǔ is the legendary Chinese empress who tradition says discovered silk and invented the silk loom. Collection on display at Triennale di Milano, Milan Design Week, 8-13 Apr 2014.
Designer: Nicole Goymann is a German designer with a Masters in dressmaking, pattern construction and apparel design, currently exploring Chinese crafts heritage via textiles, in Hangzhou, China. Christoph John is a German product, furniture and car designer, currently at PINWU Design Studio in Hangzhou.
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