In breaking fashion news, pop diva Katy Perry has officially announced plans to unveil her own footwear line. According to Women’s Wear Daily, the 31-year-old Rise songstress will be collaborating with Global Brands Group. Called Katy Perry Footwear, her upcoming eponymous collection will stay true to Perry’s signature quirky and rainbow-hued style.
WWD reports that the footwear line will include a variety of sandals, sneakers, stilettos and pumps. Slated for a Spring 2017 launch, the collection will be carried at select retailers and also available online. All the shoes in the line will be priced between $59 to $299.
With Perry being easily recognized by her love of funky patterns, over-the-top accents and sparkle, this collection is sure to be an eye-catching one. In an official statement to WWD, Global Brands Group president and North American chief marketing officer Jason Rabin described the decision to partner with the star.
“In addition to being one of the biggest music icons of today, Katy Perry is an incredibly talented and creative individual, whose style and confidence speak to women around the world,” he said.
In the meantime, shoe lovers and fans will have to await the official launch of the footwear collection next year. In a comment to WWD, Perry said that her debut fashion move “felt like a natural first step.”
“It’s been a creative goal of mine to be a real contributor in the affordable fashion space,” she stated.