Ballerinas are a great and very feminine alternative to gender-neutral summer shoes, Such as espadrilles and sailing shoes and belong since their invention in the late 19th century by the Italian shoe manufacturer Salvatore Capezio to the absolute trend shoes, for whose development Capezio even the Coty Award was awarded. The delicate shoes make a long leg by their shape and emphasize this and the back of the foot very skillfully.
Patent leather – the material for a radiant appearance
Since then the well-known American designer Claire McCardell The ballerina shoes were first included in their collection and they appeared on the cover of Vogue, the look and shape of the shoe have steadily evolved. A particularly striking and elegant variant of the classic ballerina shoe are the Lack Ballerinas, which enhance their outfits with their shiny material and are also suitable for festive occasions.
Patent leather has traditionally been used for the footwear of gala uniforms and has become increasingly popular in the apparel industry as well Material for elegant formal wear and shoes, as well as accessories such as handbags and purses.
The shape of this leather is a refined smooth leather, which must be both scar-free and high-gloss. The starting material is coated either with a special varnish, usually oil varnish or cold varnish, or a thin film which has a mirror-smooth surface. The typical properties of the leather are retained, making shoes made of the material both dimensionally stable and stretchy and continue to be breathable and temperarturausgleichend. The stable material does not need to be impregnated before wearing, but can be better protected. As a material for paint ballerinas it protects the feet even in a sudden summer rain much more reliable than the models, where the shaft is made of soft textiles.