Orchid Shoe by Jan Jansen – SS 2013 collection

Jan Jansen is perhaps THE most famous Dutch shoe designer, his fabulously quirky and distinctive style has put him at the forefront of shoe design since the ’60s.

Orchid Shoe by Jan Jansen
Orchid Shoe by Jan Jansen | SS2013 Collection

Having spent time working at both Dior and Charles Jourdan, Jan Jansen and his team now create new collections every year for sale online and in the Jan Jansen shoe boutiques in Amsterdam, Heusden-Vesting, Nijmegen and Maastricht. The Jan Jansen brand is also sold in many other stores in The Netherlands and around the world. In July 2012 his shoes were featured in the catwalk collection for Marga Weimans during the opening night of Amsterdam Fashion Week.

Orchid shoes - Jan Jansen SS 2013 Shoe Collection
Orchid shoes – Jan Jansen SS 2013 Shoe Collection

For the October launch of his SS 2013 Collection, Jan Jansen has been inspired by the orchid to create the ‘Orchid Shoe by Jan Jansen’ these incredible pumps in the most vibrant colours have been created using traditional shoe-making techniques. Jan Jansen in co-operation with Art of Life surrounded himself with Phalaenopsis, Vanda, Oncidium and Dendrobium orchids during the creative process and inspired by their beauty, has created these limited edition shoes in fuchsia, red, terracotta, purple and cognac suede.
Orchid Shoe by Jan Jansen – will be available from February 2013, order online and at these Jan Jansen’s stores:
Amsterdam:
Rokin 42
1012 KT Amsterdam, NL
tel: 0031208100523

Maastricht:
Maastrichter Smedenstraat 6
6211 GL Maastrict, NL
tel: 0031438700047

Links for further reading:
Read more about Cemal’s trip to the Netherlands here
Vanda orchids
Cymbidium orchids
Buy orchids online from Phillo Flowers
Jan Jansen
Art of Life