Mark Schwartz has recently launched a collection of whimsical scarves featuring his original footwear artwork under Schwartz’s High Heeled Art label.
Schwartz is best known for his heels and intends to release a new footwear collection. His career includes starting with Roger Vivier, before moving on to work with Ralph Lauren, Balenciaga and Gucci. Over the decades, he’s designed and custom-made shoes for high-profile clients that include Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Lopez and Lady Gaga. The designer is recognized in footwear circles for his shoe-inspired artwork. Early on, Schwartz had the opportunity to work with Andy Warhol, who taught him how to make paintings of his shoe designs.