Halle Bailey, Kiernan Shipka, Emilia Jones, Camille Razat, Joan Smalls, Ashley Park, India Amarteifio, Coco Rocha and Maye Musk are all floating in the atmospheric room, sipping champagne while Watch the latest entry in the series. In one room, black lights illuminated the neon lights of the Viv’ Choc Flowers bag, and a craftsman adorned the walls with floral patterns in multicolor rhinestones and crystal gems.
Feloni is most excited about two things: his version of Virgule Flowers Bow Sling Back, originally created in 1963, revamped in electric acid yellow and pink, and, seeing his friend, British actress Emilia Jones, who is planning a future collaboration: “I’ve always been fascinated by actresses fascinated and has a cinematic point of view,” he explained. “I think Vivier has this kind of cinematic feel and point of view that’s very traditional.”
The two first met when Feloni asked Jones to wear some of his shoes, and she was at the upcoming show. The character in the Wonderland movie. “Shooting in Paris in Roger Vivier shoes was definitely an eye-opening moment!” she exclaims. “I’m also fascinated by the history of Roger Vivier. I love that he was credited for making the first stilettos…he made shoes for Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.”
As guests clink glasses, take photos with the artisans and all their detailed work, and explore the many immersive rooms, from raw collage art to luscious flowers, Felloni’s vision of reinterpreting the archive truly comes to life.