Italian shoemaker E. Porselli occupies a tiny storefront in Milan. each week, ballerinas from nearby La Scala come in to pick up shoes on Wednesdays, when new shipments arrive. we loved the shoes so much that we teamed up with the shoemaker to create our own styles in custom colors—all completely handmade just for us and available exclusively at J.Crew. here, we put them to the test with three playfully fast-moving (and fast-talking) ladies in our office…
Special thanks to Lafayette
restaurant and Miss Lily’s/Melvin’s Juice Box
. Photography by Bryan Derballa. Styling assistance by Very Personal Stylist, Anne Riley.
Check out more of our Lunch Break series: See how our colleagues wear our A.R. Trapp sunglasses
and how the women’s design team styles our beaded rose necklace
Explore our entire selection of E. Porselli for J.Crew ballet flats here