INTERVIEW: People from all over the world are buying L.A.P.T.I.
The Ukrainian brand L.A.P.T.I. has appeared recently. At first it was the first, single pairs of shoes, little fairs. And literally for a year it turned from a start-up into a full-fledged fashion brand. Next went international Fashion Week Mercedes-Benz, national Fashion Weeks in Lviv, Odessa and Kiev. Editorial Chronicle Blog talked with the team L.A.P.T.I. and asked about the team, about the collaborations and international activities. Let’s read!
Brand L.A.P.T.I. quickly grew in the fashion market, became recognizable. How did you do it?
First of all, it’s a product. L.A.P.T.I. became the first Ukrainian fashion brand, which produces fashionable shoes and seeks to compete with global brands. We create collaborations with talented designers of clothes (POUSTOVIT, Anna K, Ksenia Schnaider, Nika Medisan, TV presenter Regina Todorenko) and participate in Fashion Week in Milan, Paris, Kiev. Bright design, good quality and high fashion availability made L.A.P.T.I. recognizable brand.
Tell us about your international activities.
People from all over the world are buying L.A.P.T.I. We have an international version of the site. We enter the European market, and soon the shoes of L.A.P.T.I. will be sold in Italian showrooms.
With whom of the world designers would like to cooperate?
With Karl Lagerfeld. We would have a laconic, but substantial collection of shoes;)
I would like to know about the production. What materials do you prefer to work with? Tell us about your team.
The brand has the buyer, who visit the exhibitions in Milan twice a year and purchase materials from Italian manufactories. We work with natural leather, velvet, textiles and fur. The sole is purchased from Italian suppliers, with which Chanel, Fendi, Valentino work. L.A.P.T.I.team is a team of perfectionists.
What is your favorite pair of shoes from L.A.PTT.I.?
There are 3 models that are worn by almost every member of L.A.P.T.I.team:
1. Summer leather espadrilles.
2. Autumn leather slip-on with elastic band.
3. Winter leather slip-on fur.