Christian Siriano presents his latest collection

Alicia Garcia de Angela

Christian Siriano presents his latest collection

Exclusive, comfortable and affordable designs comprise the collection created by the acclaimed fashion designer for Payless, the popular shoes and accessories store.

Known for winning Project Runway’s fourth season at age 21, Christian Siriano became the youngest designer to come in first place at this competition.

Ever since, job offers have been endless. He launched his own clothing line and signed contracts with Puma, Victoria’s Secret and even Starbucks, for whom he designed exclusive gift cards.

No one can resist this young Italian designer’s charm. Interviewed by Ellen Degeneres, and shortly after landing a cameo in an episode for the popular television series “Ugly Betty”, his rapidly-demanded designs were only available at luxurious retail stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus.

And now, thanks to his collaboration with the shoes and accessories brand, his fans can wear his designs at an affordable price.
“I began working with Payless a few years ago and I could not be happier”, stated the proud designer at the presentation of his latest collection Gold, for Payless, at the center of Westside Pavillion in Los Angeles. “My objective is to make my designs available for all budgets and ages so that women in their 60’s as well as those in their teens can find those perfect shoes at any Payless store”.

Gold was inspired by his Fall 2011 runway show at Fashion Week New York, composed of high heels with hidden platforms, ankle boots, ballerina shoes and boots with heels. As far as accessories, he showcased two wallets, one in fuchsia paired with open-toe shoes and a green one with gold studs, which was the designer’s favorite in this collection.

The chosen fabrics were suede, leather and imitation patent leather all at an affordable price.

“Purchasing a $23 wallet paired with $30 ballerina shoes is a once in a lifetime chance that fashionistas will be grateful for,” affirm the famous designer. Now, it is time to update your wardrobe.

The Gold collection is available at selected Payless stores and at its website

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