Tiny gloves for Whoopi Goldberg

April 14, 2017

Recently Riina O had the incredible occasion to collaborate on the pair of shoes made by the very talented Caroline Groves for the wonderful Hollywood actress Whoopi Goldberg!

 

 

Whoopi Goldberg, best known for starring in a ´90s movie "Sister Act", now a co-hostess of the TV talk show "The View" on ABC site, she is known to be a huge footwear fan.

 

These shoes by Caroline Groves are rather unique. Each shoe is in contrasting monochrome colour. In addition to the tiny pair of Riina O gloves one of the shoes, it is also bearing a little top hat and a walking stick, while another sports a veiled bowler hat with a little scarf.

 

Caroline says, the inspiration for the shoes came from her earlier work that Whoopi was infatuated with. She suggested the one white and one black shoe. One with top hat to represent her show business background and a bowler hat on the other toe in memory of her mother who used to wear a bowler.

 

The other collaborators on this pair of shoes were the milliner Louise Pocock and a silversmith Jessica Hickman-Woolcott , who made the tiny cane.

 

 

Riina O mini gloves, seen in several of our recent Instagram posts, made it to the top of the shoes and onto the screen at "The View".

 

See them live:

 

 

 

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