ML - Michigan Avenue

2015 - Issue 2 - Late Spring

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photography by dorothy hong Feet First Creatures of the Wind designers Shane Gabier and ChriStopher peterS step into spring With the label's first shoe line. by casey trudeau Shane Gabier (left) and Christopher Peters photographed in their New York City studio. An otherwise understated pair of menswear-inspired brogues—sans laces or hardware of any kind—sits atop a platform rainbow of navy, red, rust, and beige. With their bright pop of color, the stripes provide a whim- sical counterpoint to the sophisticated minimalism of the gray brogues, resulting in a playful twist on a footwear classic. Not for the faint of heart, the look is perfect for the kind of women who wear Creatures of the Wind. The brainchild of designers Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters, the Chicago-bred label was established in 2008 and has generated buzz aplenty for its youthful aesthetic, which mixes boxy, of-the-moment jackets with feminine f lowing skirts. This spring, with the launch of its first footwear line, the duo is hoping to take the label to the next level. continued on page 36 STYLE Tastemaker  35

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