Besides her love of shoemaking, Natalie has a passion for contemporary fashion and design. Her inspiration as a shoemaker hovers between the past and the future, between tradition and creative innovation.
Collectif d'Anvers and Friends is a design collective founded by Natalie Van Lijsebettens. It is an open atelier in which founder Natalie Van Lijsebettens collaborates with designers of many disciplines, exploring the fields of design and technology.
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ASSEPOESTER MUSICAL by Stany Crets in December 2013. Handmade PVC shoes with a decorative flower in glass shards on top to recreate the "broken glass" effect. In addition, the heels were created for the musical made in semi-transparent white epoxy and, in order to be robust, the slippers were completely screwed.
DOUBLE-STITCHED by Bjorn Verlinden since 2013 Fall Winter '13 and Spring Summer '14 Collections Handmade leather accessories created starting from carefully selected materials. This way the leathers goods will be unique and durable thanks to the attention paid step by step in the production process.