Stuart Weitzman Celebrates a Fashion Milestone With the 25th Anniversary of Its Iconic 5050 Stretch Boot Design
Style Magazine Newswire | 2/20/2018, 10:59 a.m.
NEW YORK, NY – Stuart Weitzman celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 5050 boot — the signature design that revolutionized the footwear industry with its innovative use of stretch in boot construction. The now-iconic style derived its name from the mixed-media combination of half-micro stretch and half-leather/suede. Coveted by Hollywood A-listers, this legendary style has garnered a cult-like following amongst global trendsetters and tastemakers, and headlines as the must-have boot season after season.
The 5050, first introduced in 1993, is the original back-stretch boot — a design pioneered by Stuart Weitzman. The category has since expanded to include a variety of half-micro stretch and half-leather/suede boots in different heel heights, like the popular RESERVE with a 1 ¾-inch block heel. Each style is distinguished by the instantly identifiable stretch detail, seamlessly integrated into the back shaft, which results in a universally flattering fit.
For the anniversary season, Stuart Weitzman pays tribute to its iconic half-micro stretch and half-leather/suede boot design by featuring the RESERVE on Kate Moss in the Spring 2018 advertising campaign. The RESERVE boot, offered in black nappa and black suede, is priced at $655.