It’s only April, but Teva’s spring ’19 fashion takeover is already kicking into high gear. Last night the sandal brand Teva took over Anna Sui’s SoHo shop to launch its collaboration with the New York designer, a collection of happy, color block platform styles that seem to announce Teva’s coming domination of the summer sandal for 2019.
The Indio Jewell flatform with ankle cuff from the Anna Sui and Teva collaboration for spring ’19.
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Bella Hadid at the Anna Sui spring ’19 show in September 2018, wearing the designer’s Teva collaboration sandals.
Sui first showed the collaboration on the runway at New York Fashion Week in September 2018 (on the feet of sisters Bella and Gigi Hadid, longtime fans of Sui who make time to walk in the designer’s show each season) in a beach-travel themed collection that started with a pre-show artisan bazaar. It was also this setting that gave Sui inspiration for the sandal designs. “They were always my favorite warm-weather vacation shoe, great for walking on the beach or visiting local artisan bazaars,” Sui told FN of wearing her Teva-wearing habits. “I’ve worn them to beach vacations in Tahiti, Thailand and Mexico. I usually accessorize them