With his collection “Cruise”, Celine house slipper propelled to the rank of “boot 2016”. Several other major designers have since adopted and available in several versions, which positions the pointed toe shoe as “must-have” fashion adpetes for 2016. Inspired by Moroccan slipper, new releases however come compete their “sister” to the detriment of the souk “made in Morocco”.

The slipper, shoe of the year 2016. In any case the emerging trend in the world capitals of fashion since several influential fashionistas have adopted it as the “must-have” for this year, reports a website specializing in fashion.

The excitement started from the collection “Cruise” of the French brand Celine. Its artistic director, Phoebe Philo decided to bring up to date, this Moroccan shoe. But she decided to modernize by creating a sort of hybrid between the shoe and sandal ballerina. The style introduced in the Moroccan souks, Phoebe Philo adds a strap that loops on the Achilles heel or the front part of the foot and accepts the golden shoe leather or printed with several colors. fashion buffs are conquered. Result, a pair of slippers Céline is trading between 790 dollars and 1350 dollars for the braided leather release.

But not “made in Morocco”

Other large houses were quickly converted into the slipper mode. Dolce and Gabbana launched a version of “Arabian Nights”. Gucci her preferred style “Louis VI” while Balenciaga launched a “lace” version. Even Victoria Beckham went there of his “So white” version. The slipper has quickly become the flagship shoe parades since APC Openning Ceremony and Acne Studios have also adopted their spring-summer collection.

With this new trend is part of the Moroccan artisanal know-how which is taken by large houses often more visible than our craftsmen souks. Vogue magazine put forward three footwear brands whose materials and know came to Morocco. Today, these are brands that are inspired by Moroccan slippers to launch new collections, but they are produced in Morocco.

Between joy to see a Moroccan product become fashionable and disappointment because it does not benefit the Moroccan craftsmen, difficult to decide.