Lenny Kravitz usually seems trendy from head to toe — and at Sunday’s 2022 Grammys, you’d be forgiven for fixating on his toes.
The “Fly Away” singer, 57, strike the crimson carpet in a metallic mesh main by Natalia Fedner, black leather-based pants and tall, substantial-heeled boots he designed with Current day Vice and Church Boutique — considered one of three customized pairs he wore across the class of the awards display.
Kravitz glad up with Fashionable-day Vice’s Jordan Adoni a number of months simply earlier than the Grammys with methods for his footwear.
“He talked a few beautiful, new, unique sq.-toe situation that has not at all been achieved on a heel like this. He had fairly explicit recommendations on the ‘slouchiness’ of the boot and the supplies we utilised,” Adoni tells Web site web page Six Vogue of Kravitz’s inspiration.
“The genuine magic is within the heel types, of which he had two: the pink carpet mannequin, which was slenderer, and the efficiency pair seen at some point of the Grammys, which was thicker for a lot extra assist although performing.”
Surely, proper earlier than rocking out onstage with H.E.R. and Travis Barker, Kravitz swapped his black boots for a silver pair that coordinated along with his bronze leather-based Chrome Hearts jumpsuit.
“There are a bunch of things we did technically to make the boot a considerably way more elevated shoe that may be secure for rocking and rolling at [that] prime,” Adoni suggests, together with that the group did tons of checks to guarantee every go well with and luxury.
“All the areas have been produced using a completely tailor made-made situation that was designed for these sneakers, which isn’t usually carried out.”
The soles have been being even stamped with “Let Actually like Rule,” a nod to the celebrity’s 1989 debut single and studio album.
Adoni gushed about functioning with Kravitz, calling the experience “magical” and “actually particular” and incorporating that the singer is “variety and galvanizing with a pure soul.”
However the “American Girl” crooner isn’t the one male celeb embracing the substantial heel at present Harry Fashions and Marc Jacobs are between the opposite key names trying to find a minimal elevate.
“I’ve rarely noticed fashion as distinctive to grownup males versus ladies I see it as an alternative as somewhat one thing attention-grabbing, and in case you’re expertise it, rock it,” Adoni states.
“Any sneakers we’ve got at any time manufactured at Current day Vice have usually been for grownup males or girls of all ages vogue is for everybody. If it seems unbelievable and would make you actually really feel completely free, rock it.”