Warning: You're probably about to be drunk in shoe-love.
Beyoncé is partnering with Italian shoe designer (and celeb haute heel go-to) Giuseppe Zanotti on a new pair of shoes—and we're pretty positive they'll be fit for a Queen Bey. In a recent interview with Forbes, the designer revealed that the duo will collaborate on an exclusive design.
"I'm doing a shoe with Beyoncé right now," he told the magazine. "Beyoncé has very clear ideas—she knows exactly what she wants. The thing which she then also has over other celebrities, is that she has an amazing voice. She's incredibly talented and she's an amazing dancer—she's complete. Few are like Beyoncé."
Alas, we still have to wait to see what Bey and Zanotti come up with (yep, time just went still for us too).
"I'm working on finalizing the shoe with her stylist right now," Zanotti said. "And Beyoncé will then say what she likes and what she doesn't like. It will be one shoe only." So you know this is going to be good.
This isn't Zanotti's first high-powered partnership with heavy-hitters in the music business: You might remember his collaboration with Kanye West on the winged "Cruel Summer" sandal (worth a cool, ahem, $6000). Zanotti has also designed heels inspired by celebrities, including a cage heel designed with Michael Jackson in mind (left) and a
booty bootie brought on by Kim Kardashian (right). Regarding the latter, Giuseppe opened up about being one of the first in fashion to accept the Kardashian family as a force in the industry.
"It's interesting to see that the many people who criticize them, still want to keep up with what they're doing. They've caused some sort of a revolution through a fictional media spectacle and their social media," he said. "Obviously it's a game—they're actors. The Kardashians are very simple people in the end. How they choose to expose themselves to the world, is another thing of course. Off-camera Kim is just an amazing mother." ICYMI: Zanotti was one of many designers to gift North West a pair of custom shoes when she was born.
Songs are also in the air when Zanotti dreams up a shoe design: "Summertime of Janis Joplin has inspired me a lot, then also November Rain, and various Led Zeppelin songs," he said. (Really, it's no wonder that rock mavens go for Zanotti on the red carpet.)
His design with Bey will obviously be epic—we'll be counting down to shoe-time.