Ruby Slippers: Part Two - The Designer's Actual Shoes Are Wicked!
Awhile back I informed you that several designers were asked to reinterpret Dorothy's Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz in honor of the 70th anniversary and for an auction on September 20th to benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
I shared with you many of the 19 participating designers' sketches previously and now have photos of the actual shoes for you!! Be sure to check out the other post to see how they've gone from concept to reality.
Shoes by A. Testoni:
Shoes by Betsey Johnson:
Shoes by Botkier:
Shoes by Jimmy Choo:
Shoes by Diane Von Furstenberg:
Shoes by Gwen Stefani for L.A.M.B.:
Shoes by Oscar de la Renta:
Shoes by Tibi:
Shoes by Tuleh:
One of the pairs of original "ruby slippers" worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 movie:
See more details about the auction, The Pediatric Aids Foundation, The Wizard of Oz's 70th anniversary and the original sketches for the shoes here.