LOS ANGELES, Mar 14, 2011/ FW/ — Launched in February at Platform, Verlain is the newest luxury shoe label that features loafers and oxfords made of exotic leathers and materials including: water snake, crocodile, lamb, calf, hemp, suede, corduroy, denim and steel.

Retailing from $350 – $390, Verlain’s fashion forward designs are surefire winners among avant-garde fashionistas.

All shoes are made in Los Angeles, with the spring/summer collection already available at select boutiques and soon at www.verlainshoes.com.

Designer Mark Lu, the brain behind Verlain shoes is already busy designing the Fall 2011 collection that will include new styles including boots made of anaconda, hippopotamus, and ostrich.