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Lipstick Print-Soled Footwear

These Christopher Bates for Harry Rosen Shoes Boast Gloss and Velvet

— October 25, 2019 — Fashion
These Christopher Bates for Harry Rosen shoes are part of the Canadian menswear designer's exclusive collaboration with the premium menswear retailer. The shoes is available in four styles -- a velvet tuxedo slipper with patent leather counter and grosgrain piping, a patent leather tuxedo slipper with grosgrain strap and piping, a patent leather oxford with grosgrain piping and a patent leather derbie with grosgrain piping. Each shoe is also red-soled, featuring Christopher Bates' iconic lipstick print.

Made in Italy, the shoes embody the designer's signature aesthetic, fusing classic clean lines with modern details. Bates is best known for his impeccably crafted suiting and outerwear along with his iteration of the classic white shirt that boasts a red lipstick motif on the collar.

These formal shoes are made with premium leather and velvet materials and boast leather and rubber soles. The three exclusive styles are priced at $450 a pair and are available at Harry Rosen store locations and online.

Image Credit: Harry Rosen