Global footwear giant Skechers has joined forces with renowned Spanish artist Ricardo Cavolo for its latest collaboration, part of the Visual Artist Series. This exclusive Skechers x Ricardo Cavolo footwear capsule, tailored specifically for women, showcases the artist’s iconic flaming heart and eye motifs on carefully selected shoe styles.
Currently available in Spain at select outlets, this limited-edition capsule collection will soon be accessible at Skechers retail stores and websites across the United States and other chosen global markets.
Michael Greenberg, President of Skechers, commended Ricardo Cavolo’s distinct artistic style, describing it as dynamic, direct, and emotionally resonant. The collaboration celebrates Cavolo’s evocative symbols of love, empathy, and hope, prominently featured on the shoe designs personally crafted by the artist.
Ricardo Cavolo, a multimedia artisan recognized for his fusion of traditional and folk arts with contemporary tattoo culture, boasts a diverse portfolio, including illustrations, publications, fashion partnerships, and global commissions. His artwork has graced public murals and exhibitions worldwide, spanning cities such as Paris, Moscow, Mexico City, and Hong Kong.
Cavolo expressed his excitement about this collaboration, highlighting how his art communicates stories of characters and experiences through imagery that transcends cultural and temporal boundaries. He commended Skechers for championing art and bridging the worlds of artists and the fashion industry, creating a remarkable and meaningful experience.
The Skechers x Ricardo Cavolo capsule marks the second release in the Skechers Visual Artist Series, following a successful collection by American artist and designer Jen Stark earlier this summer. This ongoing series provides a platform to showcase the unique and visionary designs of talented artists on Skechers products, with more captivating launches scheduled through 2024.