Quotes by: Edgardo Osorio
I got the same industry experience in five years that someone else might have had in 15.
Women dress very much according to their moods, so when you see their shoes, it really shows you the character and what they want to show to the world, and what they are feeling at that time.
We do high heels, and people know us for that, but the idea of wearing a flat from day to night feels special.
I was the first one to say that there could be comfortable, sexy shoes, and it's a big part of our brand.
I still work weekends because I like it; I enjoy it. I just don't care.
It's as if to be interesting, you had to be depressed and messy, but that's complete nonsense.
I love to see a woman in a sexy, strappy sandal no matter what. It just looks beautiful.
I think of my customer as a woman who wants to look beautiful and be able to walk.
For some reason, many designers are in fashion, but they don't love women. I love women, and I follow my clients on Instagram.
I think every celebrity that I love wears my shoes. I'm a particular fan of Julianne Moore, and I adore Jennifer Lawrence. There are so many beautiful women. I love Poppy Delevingne, of course; I even made a collection with her.
I was surrounded by women and all I would hear is of them complaining about their shoes. Back then, 'comfort' was a dirty word in fashion footwear. This was before fur loafers or sneakers. So, I wanted to create a shoe that was like slipping your foot into a glove - something beautiful, feminine, and sexy at the same time.
Shoes are very emotional. For women, they carry the message that you want to give to the world. One day you want to be sexy, or super powerful at your job - you wear a great pump. If you want to be on-the-go and running after your kids - you wear a great flat.
When people take advantage of you and make a business out of it, that's not nice.
Florence is charming, cozy, beautiful, inspiring - it has so many great places to go to and so many unique things to see that you won't find anywhere else!
I want you to be able to go to Aquazzura and find a shoe for every occasion, whether that's a red carpet ball or picking up your kids from school.
I was lucky that I started very young, since I had a very clear idea of what I wanted to do. But my father is very conservative, and he never considered fashion to be a real career but something I could pursue as a hobby. He wanted me to be a doctor, and at one point, I thought of becoming a plastic surgeon.