Shoe of the Month – Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward

We’re always interested in adding contemporary designer footwear to our shoe collection.

These black patent leather peep toe mules are by the designer Yves Saint Laurent. circa 2005. They were donated earlier this year along with other designer examples.

YSL is a luxury fashion house founded by the designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Berge in 1961. Today the company markets a broad range of women and men’s ready-to-wear products, including leather goods, jewellery and of course shoes.

Yves Saint Laurent Mules

Yves Saint Laurent Mules

The mules show details that date back to the designs of the 1940s and 50s. They sport a low platform sole and open toe with a retro style bow detail, which were often seen on women’s shoes of the 1940s.

Discover more designer shoes in our collection by clicking here  http://www.northampton.gov.uk/museumcollections

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