Michel Vivien

Intuitive, contemplative, demanding, this is what symbolizes Michel Vivien.

Michel Vivien is a well-known French shoe designer. After many years at the service of French luxury houses including Christian Dior, Lanvin and Yves Saint Laurent during his last show, Michel Vivien launched his eponymous brand in 1998. A shoe designer, Michel Vivien passionately creates collections that are always feminine and timeless and with the requirement of comfort, luxury, and tradition.

The Michel Vivien style

What is the Michel Vivien style?

Sobriety is my motto. I’m trying to balance women out in this crazy move of getting on heels. I operate on my own terms. My style is timeless, I surf season after season nicely.

What characterizes Michel Vivien shoes?

A shoe is made for moving, not just for shooting only. I forbid myself to make you suffer in order to beautify/emphasize you. I never drift from the object’s primary function, which is why I have 3 obsessions: quality, comfort, and elegance.

I especially work on day-to-day shoes. Your busy working lives deserve my full attention.

What do you like most about your job?

Its difficulty to say. To serve you is to seduce you!

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