December 1, 2016
Charlotte Olympia is making astrology the next go-to accessory trend. Earlier this month, the British designer unveiled a new Cosmic Collection, featuring Birthday Shoes ($695) and Zodiac Pandora clutches ($1,025) ornamented with the twelve star signs. Olympia's suede slippers feature a hand-painted enamel Zodiac symbol that is embellished with Swarovski crystals and horoscope embroidery. Each celestial sign’s corresponding box clutch carries a matching brooch piece and color palette. Hues in the Cosmic Collection also borrow from the elements that rule Western astrology: fire symbol shoes radiate red, earth symbol pieces come in warm browns and greens, water symbols don various shades of blue, and air sign items boast subtle neutrals. And naturally, each Italian-crafted item is sold with a chic horoscope book. Hitting select Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom locations and net-a-porter.com in June, the collection is currently available for pre-order.