Friday, March 19, 2010


"I want a woman to have everything she wants. 

Which means elegance and comfort in her five inches."

- Burak Uyan of Aperlai

Plum Sykes interviewed Burak Uyan, a new German shoe designer of Turkish descent, for the March 2010 issue of American Vogue. Formerly of Givenchy and Giambattista Valli, 31-year-old Uyan is launching his line, Aperlai, named after historical ruins of the Turkish 4th-century city. Inspired by "Oscar Niemeyer's buildings in Brasilia" and "Bauhuas furniture", Sykes was delighted by the "elegance and modernity" of Uyan's designs. Although the description "architectural" is often over-used in fashion, a sense of artistic construction is genuinely palpable in each of Uyan's thoughtful designs. And coming from a man who wants us to have everything we want, who wouldn't fall in love with Aperlai? 

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