“I constantly strive to create designs that embody the chic, sophisticated yet playful spirit that represents Roger Vivier.”

Frisoni’s common ground with Monsieur was part of the reason he was appointed to the post of Creative Director. One example was that as Monsieur went about designing haute couture shoes for women, he did not create shoes for their own sake; rather envisioning the total outfit that they were designed to match. Similarly, Frisoni bases his designs on the image of shoes as a component of the whole dress style. This constituted a vital common point between the two designers, alongside the elements of chic, sophistication and playful spirit.

“The one difference was that Monsieur was far more gifted than I,” reflected Frisoni, in a display of reverence.

To be continued in 3/6.