bal harbour blog

Vilebrequin’s Next Move

Fashion News
A detail of Vilebrequin's Bubble Turtles print.

By Jessica Michault

It’s true that with more then 40 years of success the Vilebrequin brand has become synonymous with stylish swimwear. But now the sun kissed company is spreading its delightful carefree spirit to shoes. This season its will introduce a full line of flip flops, espadrilles and boat shoes, all designed to work in harmony with the charming spring/summer 2016 “Bubble Turtles” print the brand created for its main collection.

This means that the whimsical illustration pops up on the sole of flip-flops, peaks out around the heels of espadrilles and tone on tone little turtles can be seen swimming across the length of navy boat shoes.

The brand, which was started in St. Tropez by Fred Prysquel and inspired by life lived to the fullest by the sea and under the sun, is famous for its quick drying swimwear. This is why it has become the go to brand for celebrities, royalty and any sun-loving individual looking for style and creativity in equal measure.

The move into footwear comes on the heels of the brand’s extension into clothing designed for when the weather turns cold.  Vilebrequin's well-received winter ready-to-wear pieces, which includes down filled parkas, reversible jackets and pea coats, as well as the new shoe lines point to a company in full expansion.

It is now possible to wear Vilebrequin head to toe—in the water, on the beach and out to dinner, even when that dinner might be an après ski fondue.

 

you may also like
Fashion News

Orlebar Brown's Summer State of Mind at Bal Harbour Shops

The London-based swimwear brand Orlebar Brown—makers of chic and sophisticated beachwear and swim trunks—has opened its latest boutique at Bal Harbour Shops.
Fashion News

RIMOWA Lands at Bal Harbour Shops

As a cult favorite and status symbol in the jet set scene, RIMOWA not only crafts exceptional luggage but also has reshaped the history of travelling through innovative designs and unparalleled precision technology.
Fashion News

Go For Baroque!

The Fall collections are rife with unabashed patterns, embroideries and paillettes. We’re giving you an all-access preview of our top baroque looks of the season that you’ll want to try on for yourself.
Fashion News

Bal Harbour Shops Hosts Third Annual Collectors Weekend

From November 1st – 4th, the world’s premier watch brands are joined by an exhibition of high-performance automobiles exclusivley at Bal Harbour Shops.
back to top