Saks Fifth Avenue is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its famous Shoe Salon with help from its designer partners.
Displaying the store’s proclivity for unique experiences, the Shoe Salon celebrates its decade-long love affair with shoes through more than 75 exclusive styles from brands like Valentino Garavani, Aquazzura, Gucci and more. The store is also introducing 12 exclcusive made-to-order programs by top designers, like Prada, Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo and Nicholas Kirkwood.
The flagship New York store offers 110 designer brands and was even granted its own zip code, 10022-SHOE, by the U.S. Postal Service. The store holds over 200,000 pairs of shoes and has reportedly sold around 8.5 million since the store’s inception in 2007. The Shoe Salon has expanded to 25 locations in the U.S. and Canada, touting brands such as Jimmy Choo, Chanel, Gucci and more.
“The strength and growth of 10022-SHOE over the past 10 years is a testament to Saks’ commitment to the footwear category as well as our customers’ desire for the depth and breadth of our designer and emerging designer shoe assortment,” said Tracy Margolies, Saks Fifth Avenue chief merchant. “10022-SHOE is a landmark for shoe lovers in New York City and around the world for one-of-a-kind merchandise and experiences that they cannot find anywhere else―a core principle of Saks’ identity.”
Merging the fashion and art worlds, the flagship store will holst a visual installation called “10 Galleries: A Decade of Shoes” from Aug. 17-20, where shoppers can take part in an interactive shoe art installation.