The NAACP Image Awards is not the first time the singer has worn one of Katrantzou's designs. In Dec. of 2019, Lizzo posed in Katrantzou's "imagination cape" for TIME after being named the magazine's "Entertainer of the Year." In addition to being an optical illusion, the garment featured symbols of "alchemy, biology, theology, and philosophy," as per Insider. Katrantzou was Golden Goose Sale excited to have Lizzo choose her cape, saying her team aims to, "design pieces that can be worn by any size, by any age, and by any gender" and that the singer's photoshoot was the, "best crystallization of our intention."
Amina Muaddi, the designer behind Hailey Bieber and Katie Holmes' favorite crystal sandals, is on a Golden Goose Shoes roll. Not only did her entire line sell out in just one day, she also recently became the exclusive footwear designer for Rihanna's Fenty collection (casual) and was named Designer of the Year by Footwear News for 2019. But even after checking off all of those boxes, the half-Jordanian, half-Romanian designer is still tackling her goals left and right. Case in point: Her iconic sandals were just named the second hottest fashion product in the world, according to the Lyst Index - and the most popular shoe.
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