Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Julian Hakes 'Mojito' Shoes for Gwyneth Paltrow's Character in Marvel's 'Iron Man 3'! Xx

Sparkle Style are loving the Julian Hakes 'Mojito' Shoes
specially designed for Pepper Potts in Iron Man 3

Julian has applied his futuristic and innovative approach 
to shoe design with the following question in mind 
If Tony Stark himself were to design a pair of shoes for Pepper Potts, 
what would they look like?  

This exclusive ‘Mojito’ shoe is in the same colours as Iron Man's Classic
red and chrome suit and fitted with an LED light, 
resembling the ‘ARC-reactor’ that powers it.

“Because of my design and engineering background, 
I’ve always been fascinated by Tony Stark in 
Marvel’s Iron Man comic books and films. 
The ‘Mojito’ shoe is a result of an architectural driven process,” said Julian Hakes. 
“After realising that only the heel and ball 
of the feet require support to maximise comfort, 
I created many different prototypes before arriving at the ‘Mojito’ design
 - perhaps even rivalling the number of suits created by Tony Stark!”
Above: Robert Downey Jnr as Iron Man
and Gwyneth Paltrow as Pepper Potts

Gwyneth Paltrow, who plays Pepper Potts in Marvel’s Iron Man 3
is no stranger to Julian Hakes’ work. 
The movie star donated a signed white pair of Hakes’ 
‘Mojito’ shoes to help raise money for ‘Stand Up For Cancer UK’ last year.

“This collaboration with Julian Hakes is fashion-forward, 
innovative and really breaks the mould. 
This unique pair of shoes has done Tony Stark proud!”, 
said David Lee, Footwear Director for The Walt Disney Company EMEA.

Hakes’ debut shoe collections have been 
widely recognised across the globe. 
His ‘Mojito’ shoe won the prestigious Drapers 
Footwear and Accessories award in 2012.

 Gwyneth Paltrow with Robert Downey Jnr at the Premiere
in Hollywood, California

 Gwyneth Paltrow looked amazing at the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' "Iron Man 3" 
at the El Capitan Theatre on April 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

She was wearing a special design by Antonio Berardi

based on his AW13 collection.
Gwyneth has just been voted the most beautiful woman in the World
by People magazine 
beating actresses Jennifer Lawrence, and Amanda Seyfried. 
Beyonce won the Title last year.

 Above: Antonio Berardi AW13

Check the Trailer here:

Director: Shane Black
Screenwriters:  Drew Pearce and Shane Black
Producer: Kevin Feige

Marvel's 'Iron Man 3' is Based on Marvel’s iconic Super Hero Iron Man, 
who first appeared on the pages of “Tales of Suspense” (#39) in 1963
 and had his solo comic book debut with 
“The Invincible Iron Man” (#1) in May of 1968.

The film releases May 3, 2013, 
and is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Marvel’s latest action-packed 3D adventure 
with the brash but brilliant Tony Stark aka Iron Man played by Robert Downey Jr, 
took an astounding £13.7 million at the UK box office over
 its 4 day opening and £11.4 million over the weekend. 
This opening is the biggest of 2013 smashing the 
previous record held by Les Miserables and has significantly 
exceeded the opening weekend of the last two Iron Man movies 
(Iron Man took in £4,799,504 and Iron Man 2 £6,750,982).

  Robert Downey Jnr arrived in the most amazing
 Red Audi V10 number plate STARK16
with his beautiful wife Susan Downey
who wore bright orange beaded dress and gold court shoes

 Actors Stephanie Szostak, Ty Simpkins, James Badge Dale, Guy Pearce, 
Sir Ben Kingsley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., 
Don Cheadle, Rebecca Hall, executive producer/actor Jon Favreau, 
actor William Sadler, and writer/director Shane Black
 arrive at the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' "Iron Man 3" 
at the El Capitan Theatre on April 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

Pictures courtesy Zimbio
for promotional purposes only
no copyright infringement intended

Until next time J Xx

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