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New York-primarily based footwear designer Paul Andrew introduced his forthcoming sneaker collaboration with musician and actor Ansel Elgort spontaneously at an unlikely location Wednesday night (May 31) -- a dinner social gathering hosted by British fragrance model, Jo Malone London.
In accordance with WWD, Elgort stood alongside Andrew as he toasted to their partnership, explaining that the pair met when Elgort previously introduced Andrew with the Designer of the Yr award on the Footwear Information Achievement Awards again in November, and it was then when the concept to collaborate collectively was sparked.
"We had been in the car that I stated, ‘I would love to do a collaboration with you,’ which I mentioned type of as a joke, but significantly, and he said, ‘Yeah we should always,’" Elgort explained. "Eventually we truly got together."
Elgort took curiosity in the model when Andrew despatched him a pair of white high-tops after the awards, "I wore the sh-- out of them -- or ‘cooked’ them," Elgort said. "I preferred that I might wear them with shorts and socks like you'd a pair of Nikes, or I may put on them with jeans, or with a pair of pants. They were youthful and basic. They really feel like they might work with loads of various types."
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"The motive why I wished to do a sneaker was because as a brand new Yorker, I stroll in every single place. I need to have the ability to hop on a CitiBike, or soar on a skateboard, or [play] pickup basketball if I see a sport," Elgort said. "Paul Andrew footwear are clearly well made, everyone can tell that they’re really nice shoes - however they’re underexposed. I believed that if we did a collaboration together, I may assist expose him, and likewise help carry even more flash to his footwear," Elgort added.
He is nothing however confident that his line will do properly, particularly after sporting a pair of his high-tops out to the NBA All-Star game in New Orleans and acquired quite a few compliments from spectators. "I received stopped so many instances due to my shoes," he said.