Walter Steiger
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Walter Steiger is a French shoe company, founded in Geneva in 1932 by Walter Steiger senior.

Walter Steiger was founded in Geneva in 1932 by Walter Steiger senior, making made-to-measure shoes for men and women.[1][2]

His eldest son, also Walter Steiger, started the ready-to-wear line in 1966, and opened the first shop in Paris in 1974, followed by stores in New York and London.[3] Walter Steiger junior is primarily responsible for the growth and success of the brand.[2]

In 1966, the director Michelangelo Antonioni, used Steiger's designs in his movie Blow-Up, and Steiger have had collaborations with Ungaro, Nina Ricci, Sonia Rykiel, Chloé, Calvin Klein, Claude Montana, Oscar de la Renta, Kenzo, Alaïa, Karl Lagerfeld and Victoria Beckham.[4]

References

  1. ^ "STEIGER BOTTIER - Steiger Paris". Us.waltersteiger.com. Retrieved 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Visit of shoemaker Walter Steiger | High-Toned". High-toned.fr. 22 April 2015. Retrieved 2016. 
  3. ^ Francesco Frascari. "Walter Steiger, Paris". Books.google.co.uk. Retrieved 2016. 
  4. ^ "HERITAGE - Steiger Paris". Us.waltersteiger.com. Retrieved 2016. 

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