How to make shoes for cabaret dancers "Moulin Rouge"
• How to make shoes for cabaret dancers "Moulin Rouge"
What is common between Kylie Minogue and girls-dancers from the Parisian cabaret Moulin Rouge? All they sew their dancing shoes in Maison Clairvoy, Parisian shoe company that monopolized the market, making footwear for the screen and the scene is almost all over the world.
Founded in 1945, Maison Clairvoy studio still located where it all began - in a small building at the Fontaine 17 Street.
Of course, the actress-dancer Parisian cabaret Moulin Rouge on Schen should look perfect. Behind the scenes they use cosmetics and makeup applied.
But it is equally important component of beauty and entertainment show is stylish and quality footwear.
Ready for action: Dancers from the "Moulin Rouge" show off their boots from the masters Maison Clairvoy.
Good looks: a pair of dancers showing bespoke in Maison Clairvoy pink boots that are decorated with intricate silver ornaments.
Ready for action: corrects dancer shoes
This is how it's done! Dancer stretches his legs before the show.
A dancer from the "Moulin Rouge" corrects graceful golden shoes before the speech.
In 1960, the studio Maison Clairvoy had an extensive network, and today they produce 400 pairs of shoes annually to the theater world, cinema and even circus performers.
The descendants of company founder Abadashyan sold the business of making shoes in 2006 cabaret "Moulin Rouge", but the popularity of the shoe company is a little affected. The prevailing image and consistently high quality of the manufactured shoe store helped to survive.
According to a shoemaker Nicolas Meystiksa, current director of the Maison Clairvoy, creating shoes for the dance is a very delicate matter, and five expert shoemakers working in the studio. To create one pair of shoes - it should be at least 250 steps. And creation of one pair can go from 20 to 60 hours.
Moulin Rouge absorbed company, making shoes and secure the future of the company, ensuring a steady stream of orders.
Due to the special design and purpose shoes while dancing heels can, or distribute or absorb the sound of blows.
Nicolas Meystiks says: "Shoes should be very high quality, both technically and aesthetically."
Today atelier Maison Clairvoy still delivers the shoes are not just for "Moulin Rouge", but also regularly makes the shoes to order for filmmakers. Such as shoes from Maison Clairvoy can be seen in films about the Gallic hero Asterix and Obelix. Dancer "Moulin Rouge" demonstrates his shoes
Shoes, custom-created in the atelier Maison Clairvoy is very popular among celebrities: clients include Kylie Minogue is an artist, an actor - Jean Dujardin.
Shoemaker William of atelier Maison Clairvoy working on the manufacture of boots for dancers "Moulin Rouge."
The work is carefully made by hand all the stitches in the leather footwear for dancers "Moulin Rouge."
Kylie Minogue (Kylie Minogue) addressed to the company in 2006 and ordered shoes with four-inch heels that she could dance and walk down the stairs, not looking at his feet.
Shoes atelier Maison Clairvoy - quite expensive. The average cost of a pair of women's shoes here is about $ 1,500.
Today the atelier Maison Clairvoy operates five full-time cobblers who make shoes and handmade shoes.