Q by Pasquale announces its Fall 2011 collection of high fashion womens footwear. Ths exquisite collection pushed footwear into new and exciting directions, and includes a show stopping sandal for $6,495 featuring knee high macrame upper woven around exquisitely crafted pieces of Murano Glass.
Famed Los Angeles ‘Cobbler’ and Designer Pasquale Fabrizio has collaborated with numerous leading Italian Craftsmen and has introduced refreshing punctuations, including leather soles with unique brush stroke designs, mother of pearl accents and handcrafted elements incorporating the legendary art of traditional Macrame.
Each shoe features embellishments of uniquely coloured and shaped Murano Glass.
Beginning with Q by Pasquale’s release of the World’s First wearable Glass Shoe, they have established their own essence of footwear design. Their willingless to take risks with ideas and techniques, along with using the finest buttery soft leathers and world class materials pays dividends. Q by Pasquale offers distinctive styling meshed with modern design and ancient artistry. Without exception, every aspect of a Q by Pasquale Shoe is 100% Italian.
About Pasquale Fabrizio
Pasquale Fabrizio was raised in a family with a rich heritage of shoemaking. For nearly fifty years the Fabrizio family built a worldwide reputation for precise and expert shoe craftsmanship by making made-to-measure shoes for Cary Grant, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra, among countless other Hollywood celebrities of that era. Through Pasquale’s passion and perfectionist’s vision the family business has become, according to “W” Magazine, “the best in the world.” Now, before stars, such as Madonna, Will Smith, Jennifer Lopez, Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Anastacia, Tom Hanks and Celine Dion attend the Oscars, the Grammys or the Emmys, they first go to Pasquale Fabrizio.
In 2005 Pasquale started with his unsurpassed knowledge of shoe architecture to create the world’s first wearable glass shoe. After researching and engineering the technology required to make these shoes a reality, the result is a beautiful combination of cutting-edge technology and old-fashioned tradition. Each shoe is 100% handmade in Italy with a sole made of a specially-designed glass which is unsurpassed in strength, durability, flexibility and transparency. A beautiful assortment of handcrafted Murano glass and 24k gold beads accent the fine Italian leather to create a one-of-a-kind work of wearable art.
Pasquale has now proudly taken his passion, inspired artistry and exacting standards to fulfill his lifelong dream of designing a couture collection of footwear and accessories. His first “Q by Pasquale” collection is both uniquely fashionable and sensual. Some of the special shoes in this collection feature gorgeous heels, painted leather soles and beautiful wooden wedges. Each is 100% handmade in Italy and has embellishments of vibrantly-colored Murano glass.