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On the 70th anniversary of the famous film The Wizard of Oz, a favourite film of all times, enriched by values and emotions, filmed in 1939 and watched by over a billion persons, Warner Bros in conjunction with CRYSTALLIZED™, the brandname for all Swarovski crystals, invited a.testoni and other renowned shoe companies to prepare a modern version of the famous ruby-red shoes worn in the film by Dorothy. The exhibition which shall be officially inaugurated on the 4th September by Saks Fifth Avenue during the opening event of the New York Fashion Week, is sponsored by Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. Moreover, the collection shall be exhibited in a stall surrounding the famous Bryant Park fountain during the New York Fashion Week and it shall again be exhibited at the Art Basel Miami Beach in December. The whole collection shall later be sold on auction in Winter 2009 and all money shall be donated to the Elizabeth Glasser Pediatric Foundation.A.testoni shall design the famous shoe of the Wizard of Oz on the basis of the company’s older shoe models, with a cone-shaped heel and round point.Dorothy’s ruby-red shoes, in crocodile skin with a heart of Swarovski crystals and a red satin bow are the creation of a.testoni.
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