Inspired by Oz the Great and Powerful, designer Jerome C. Rousseau has created a gorgeous new heel to be exclusively sold on Shoescribe.com starting March 7. The debut of this limited-edition open-toe pump, which is covered in glitter-infused mesh fabric and a gold leather spiral, not only coincides with the film's release the next day, but also marks the first anniversary of Shoescribe.com. And we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate this unique shoe than by showing it to you here — and catching up with Rousseau himself.
On which Oz the Great and Powerful actress he had in mind when designing: "My thinking was more focused on the overall fantastical and whimsical nature of the film. I was inspired by the landscapes, costumes, and characters, so I thought of each Oz witch when I worked on the exclusive design. I think there are elements of each character represented in this style — it's fierce, magical, elegant, and daring all at once."
On which witch — the good or the bad — should wear this heel: "I love the idea of good vs. bad witches in Oz. I'm definitely a bad witch myself, so I'd rather see a bad witch in this design. Or a good witch that's finally looking for trouble!"