Our Dream Designer Brand Has Just Done the Coolest High-Street Collab

It's not often that a designer collaboration really makes us sit up and pay attention, but you know when 2020's coolest dress brand joins forces with a high-street shoe brand that the results are going to be noteworthy. It's fair to say that Cecilie Bahnsen is up there with some of the hottest brands to grace the style stage over the last 12 months. Instantly recognisable by its puff-ball silhouettes, air-light fabrics and general angelic whimsy, Bahnsen's frocks have caught the imagination of the fashion crowd and helped lead the way in a new guard of Scandi designers. We have long been besotted. 

Charles and Keith x Cecilie Bahnsen collaboration

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So you can imagine our excitement when we found out that it had created a beautiful capsule with Charles & Keith. Comprised of four flat shoe styles, the collection is inspired by classic Mary-Jane shoes and features Bahnsen's signature upcycled quilted satin fabric including one pop of canary yellow. 

"Historically, the Mary-Jane was not just a shoe for girls. Right into the 20th century, little boys wore them too", Bahnsen explains. "We made ours super feminine, more 'lady' than the shoes we've done before, working with patchwork and hand-drawn embroidery. It almost felt like we were morphing our dresses into a shoe."

These shoes might look otherworldly, but we have a sneaking suspicion that they will be a hardworking staple in your accessory capsule. We'll be wearing the Anenome Mary-Janes with everything from smock dresses and denim to jumpsuits and tailored trousers. But don't delay because if one thing's for sure, they won't be around for long. Scroll down to shop the collection.

Charles and Keith x Cecilie Bahnsen collaboration

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Upcycled Patchwork Anenome Mary Janes
Charles and Keith x Cecilie Bahnsen collaboration

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Quilted Recycled Satin Dhalia Mary Janes in White
Charles and Keith x Cecilie Bahnsen collaboration

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Quilted Recycled Satin Dhalia Mary Janes in Black
Charles and Keith x Cecilie Bahnsen collaboration

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Quilted Recycled Satin Camelia Mules
Charles and Keith x Cecilie Bahnsen collaboration

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