“a woman in heels is more dangerous than a loaded gun”

– Amber Ambrose Aurèle

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Discover a new universe; experience a different reality; explore a new way to see the world. Indulge yourself in the otherworldly details in the breathtaking designs of Amber Ambrose Aurèle.

“Sweet Things Have A Strange Edge”

Amber Ambrose Aurèle is known for her visually unique work and sky-high heels. As a designer, she explores the boundaries of fashion and art through her shoe designs. She holds an MA in Shoe Design from ArtEZ Arnhem (2012), a MA in Art History (2012) and a MA in First degree in cultural and arts education and history of arts in culture (2016) both from the University of Amsterdam. Her academic background makes her research process unique and elevates her vision of beauty and design. She has a firm belief her art of shoemaking require interdisciplinary research which explores new fields in every collection.Her creations have a sweet and twisted view that combines fine handwork techniques with innovative technology or (sustainable) material. As a modern-day designer, Amber thinks it is important that you are critical of yourself and society but also reflect on the fashion industry and think about craftsmanship, fair trade, and sustainability.

Every design is meticulously crafted and is unique within the style. With her designs, Amber does not follow trends, but she makes shoes strongly based on concepts. She always questions the status quo and contradictions such as those of the femme fatale and the femme fragile.

One of a Kind The first to 3D-print metal heels, her creations have a sweet and twisted view that combines fine handwork technique with innovative technology.

“You can described the work from Amber  as a perfect symbiosis of femininity and female empowerment. Amber distinguishes herself from other designers by her intellectual preparation before each of her collections. She starts with a research question based on a female or a group of females that will represent the collection”

Inge Specht, Curator Dutch Leather and Shoe Museum

“Amber creates stories, mostly fairytales, with her shoe designs, that are always very contrastive from her previous collections.”

Liza Snook , Founder of the Virtual Shoe Museum
“With her intellectual and dreamy vision, Amber brings you into a whole new world of experience with her feminine & magical designs. I prefer to call every piece a work of art! Amber knows how to transform both commercial and artistic designs into a special end product! AAA it’s in the name. This versatile & powerful woman conquers you with her quality & beauty!”
byWillemijn, Art direction, set design & styling