|1927 | André Perugia | The Model 'Rosary'|
Made With Alpina Reptile Skins
This azure/beige kid sandal is decorated with twisted narrow bands of gold and silver kid with a boucle of diamonds and gold.
Vogue France | January 1, 1927
|1927 | André Perugia as seen in Vogue|
Source: Vogue, January 1, 1927
(The snake hunters both) clad in charming boa and karung clothes leas a delightful battalion of the Tiller's girls also dressed in reptile's skin. The dancing is very animated and harmonizes with the colour and movement of the reptile leather. This touch of art and modern fashion creates an illusion and enriches the staging of plays with new possibilities that will certainly be exploited again on other theatres.
L'Officiel De La Couture | Paris | #79 - 1928
|1928 | Alpina Reptile Skin At The Casino De Paris|
Jack Forester's trouser by Alpina (the only man on stage)
Shoes Made With Alpina Leather by Perugia (misspelled PERRUGIA)
Photograph: Paris-Plaisirs | Source: L'Officiel de la Mode
|1927 | Alpina Has The Vogue As Seen In Harper's Bazaar|
I N D E X
The model "Rosary" was first featured back in June 1926 in L'Art Vivant magazine. Its silk version is part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art collection (and still dated 1924).
1927 | Alpina distributed in Italy by Ch. Gery - Milan
Source: Rivista Italiana Calzature