Guiseppe Zanotti worked as freelancer for the likes of Roberto Cavalli, Dior, Thierry Mugler and Valentino, before embarking on his very own shoemaking adventure. Since 1994, the tirelessly innovative master shoe designer has conquered the hearts of fashion editors, and stylish women and men around the globe. His envelope-pushing, futuristic creations are both pieces of engineering and works of art. Inspired by his passion for music, from the edge of rock to the irreverence of hip-hop, Zanotti fuses avant-garde silhouettes and complex detailing, with the tradition of a bespoke one-of-a-kind design made in Italy. His high-top sneakers, including the iconic Cruel line with the instantly recognizable flame-like leaves, are on every fashionista's lust-list. In 2012, the designer presented his debut men collection, to complement his highly coveted women's designs. Giuseppe Zanotti celebrity remarkable and ever growing fan list includes Madonna - the brand's first famous customer, Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Jennifer Lopez, to name but a few.