Pierre Cardin: "About Horsebit Loafer - Embracing Aesthetic In Every Foot"

Horsebit Loafer is the most "incredible vitality" footwear in the history of modern fashion, remains on-trend each season, and seemingly never goes out of style. It is also known as the epitome of art and romance.

Let's explore the fascinating story revolving around the Horsebit Loafer with Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam!


1 - The Story Of Gucci And The Rest Of History

Along with the design full of romance, stemming from the art capital of Europe - to the surprise of many, the Horsebit Loafer originated under less than "ideal" circumstances. In the early 1950s, Gucci - the esteemed pioneer of Italian fashion, faced a crisis following the death of its founder - Guccio Gucci. During this time, the new chairman, Aldo Gucci, was confronted with the challenge of revitalizing the fashion trends - amidst a rapidly changing global fashion situation, where influential figures like Christian Dior, Emilio Pucci, and Giorgio Armani had left their indelible marks.

By his astuteness, Aldo Gucci directed his attention towards the American market on the other side of the ocean. Drawing inspiration from the versatile Moccasin shoes, Gucci ingeniously created a new style of Loafer tailored for this market. Crafted from soft and supple calf leather, featuring a slim and refined toe, and notably adorned with the distinctive horse-bit ornament in gold-plated finish, the Horsebit Loafer emerged as a unique and unprecedented design. These elements combine to bring Italian romantic exuberance while mixing the classic and sophistication of European fashion.


Mẫu Giày Horsebit Loafer của Gucci

(Figure 1 - The legendary Horsebit Loafer model by Gucci)


The Horsebit Loafer model quickly conquered the American market, especially among Ivy League students (Top 8 leading worldwide universities). It represents the freedom and expression of the new era. The proud pair of shoes accompanied entrepreneurs to Wall Street and made its mark in the political arena when it gained fondness from former President George H.W. Bush (USA). The Horsebit Loafer also contributed a significant role in "defining" the elegant Italian style, setting it apart from the classic British style. It can be said that the Horsebit Loafer "revived" the entire Gucci empire during challenging times.


Cựu tổng thống Mỹ Bush rất yêu thích Horsebit Loafer

(Figure 2 - The 41th President of United States of America George H.W. Bush wearing the Horsebit Loafer shoes)


The milestone that has created the "incredible vitality" of Horsebit Loafer for nearly a century - is when it performed in the Hollywood film capital on the feet of legendary artists


2 - Horsebit Loafer - Most Common Shoes At Hollywood's Movie Capital

In the golden age of Hollywood during the 1960s - 1980s, Horsebit Loafer was always associated with glamorous film actors. The renowned actor John Wayne, nicknamed "Duke" - an icon of American Western films- once traveled to Rome (Italy) to select a pair of these shoes. The legendary Sean Connery, known for portraying James Bond in the film series, often wore Horsebit Loafers with suits at various events. Additionally, the acclaimed director of "The Godfather" - Francis Ford Coppola, who won the Oscar five times, had a lasting image with this pair of shoes while expressing his artistic creations.


Đạo diễn loạt phim Bố Già cực kì yêu thích Horsebit Loafer

(Figure 3 - The legendary director Francis Ford Coppola has a special fondness for the Horsebit Loafer)


In the modern world of Hollywood, Horsebit Loafer has always stayed in style. The shoes have accompanied esteemed gentlemen such as Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Daniel Craig. Originating in the Art Capital, evolving during the era of innovation, and closely tied to the film age, Horsebit Loafer represents the souls of artists with its romance, refinement, and pioneering spirit.


3 - Horsebit Loafer - Constantly Standing In Pierre Cardins’s List Of Product Innovations 

Horsebit Loafer is a pair of shoes for appreciating novelty and working in the art world. At Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam, THE NUMBER 1 LEATHER SHOES AND ACCESSORIES SYSTEM IN VIETNAM - the Horsebit Loafer model is consistently among the top choices.

As a brand with a history of over 70 years in the fashion capital of France, Pierre Cardin fully understands the essence of Western aesthetics to bring breathtaking visibility to our valued customers - through artistic innovations in the Horsebit Loafer design.


Giày Horsebit Loafer Pierre Cardin 700

(Figure 4 - Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam: "Horsebit Loafer Shoes - PCMFWLG 700")


The Horsebit Loafer - PCMFWLG 700 is the outstanding epitome. Preserving the original charm of the Horsebit Loafer, this shoe stands out with its liberating and adventurous cowhide leather pattern. The horse-bit hardware is of appropriate size, ensuring sophistication and elegance for our esteemed customers in professional settings.

*Explore Horsebit Loafer Shoes - PCMFWLG 700 at: https://pierre-cardin.vn/products/giay-nam-pierre-cardin-pcmfwle-700 


Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam: Mule Shoes - PCMFWLF 501

(Figure 5 - The Pierre Cardin Premium Mule Shoes - PCMFWLF 501)


Alternatively, Customers possibly refer to the Premium Mule Shoes - PCMFWLF 501. This version of the Horsebit Loafer features a backless design, offering both convenience and unparalleled style. Notably, the Leather Sole is meticulously handcrafted using the McKay technique, following European standards.

*Explore Pierre Cardin's Premium Mule Shoes - PCMFWLF 501: https://pierre-cardin.vn/products/giay-mule-cao-cap-sapo-pierre-cardin-pcmfwle-501


4 - Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam: "Horsebit Loafer - PCMFWLG 358 is a July Marvel for Gentlemen."


"Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam has released Autumn Masterpiece 2023: 

Horsebit Loafer Shoes - PCMFWLG 358"


Giày Horsebit Loafer Pierre Cardin - 358

(Figure 6 - Pierre Cardin Shoes: Horsebit Loafer - PCMFWLG 358 (Aesthetic Style)


The Horsebit Loafer Pierre Cardin - PCMFWLG 358 (Aesthetic Style) is inspired by the bold brushstrokes of the French painter Claude Monet. He was a well-known figure as the leading pioneer of “Impressionism artworks”. The shoe's toe cap is creatively rounded, exuding a sense of freedom. S

The sole of the shoe is handcrafted using the oldest McKay/Goodyear technique in Europe. The shoes, combined with a part of the rubber sole, provide high traction and ease of movement. With this design, Pierre Cardin Paris's goal is to bring our customers a fresh, creative, and inspiring feeling. We are always ready and honored to accompany you on this journey. 

Above is the story of Horsebit Loafer - The most "romantic" pair of shoes in the history of the fashion world. We hope this article has provided Customers with some beneficial information.


Pierre Cardin Paris Vietnam


Content Creator: Nguyễn Hà Bảo Thy

Translator: Lê Lâm Bảo Ngọc

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