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Vienna-based footwear label Rani Bageria is a contemporary brand with an individual and Über-cultural point of view that brings together unparalleled design and superb comfort.
RANI BAGERIA’S ANKLE BOOTS, WITH AN AESTHETIC BASED ON THE ICONIC PISTOL BOOT ARCHETYPE, RADIATE A sELF-ASSURED ATTITUDE. BLENDING THE ARCHAIC WITH THE MODERN, THE WEARABLE WITH THE DIRECTIONAL THESE BOOTS ENCOURAGE MOVEMENT AND BOLSTER A FEELING OF LIBERATION.
Made for contemporary people who possess a freedom of spirit, who have places to go and things to do Rani Bageria’s platform ankle boots and mules are the ideal stand-out staple you’ll want to wear every day,
BUILDING ON HER LOVE OF ORNAMENT AS A MODE OF EXPRESSION AS WELL AS MEDITATION, RANI BAGERIA FINDS INSPIRATION IN BOTH THE PAST AND THE PRESENT. THE DESIGNER DRAWS FROM INFLUENCES SUCH AS INDO-ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE TO MEDIEVAL STYLES AND THE MYTHOLOGY OF THE AMAZONS, YET FIRMLY PLACING HER DESIGNS IN THE NOW.
Using the same last, but executing it in different versions, quality leathers in various hues and with varying stud and cut-out details, Rani Bageria conceives of her shoes in Vienna, then has them crafted by a small family business in Marche, Italy’s traditional shoemaking region.
Rani bageria x ensoie
velvet touch - a capsule collection created in collaboration with ensoie, the artisanal swiss fashion house and retail heaven of zurich
Using the artisans’ expertise and combining it with her Antwerp Academy education, strengthened by her experience designing at the Parisian fashion house Chloé, Rani Bageria has gained a loyal following. The poetic rebellion of her expressive footwear is appreciated by magazine editors and artists alike, who’ve termed her pieces ‘Rani boots’: a testimony to Rani Bageria’s avant-garde appeal and singular style.
image credits: Campaign images: Photography & Styling by Brickandmortar, makeup lydia bredl, model gina /wienermodels
ensoie Campaign images: photography luca Fuchs, production & Styling Max märzinger, model emily/castingbüro wien
knitwear: Photography irina gavrich, makeup lydia bredl, model hannah