Native New Yorker Ivy Kirzhner is one of the youngest creative leaders and veterans in the contemporary and designer footwear landscape.
Prior to launching her eponymous label IVY KIRZHNER NEW YORK in 2012, Ivy served as Creative Director and Head Designer of Footwear for BCBGMaxAzria, Herve Leger, Dolce Vita, VC Signature for Vince Camuto, and others. She successfully designed, rebranded and launched dozens of contemporary and designer footwear labels.
IVY KIRZHNER footwear has garnered a cult celebrity following including Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Tori Kelly, Shakira, Kesha, Idina Menzel, model Rocky Barnes, Rebecca Romijn, Jessica Lowndes, Cassie, Christina Ricci, Jamie Chung, Jillian Anderson, Whitney Port, Carly Rae Jepson, Christina Milian, Kyle Richards, Tinsley Mortimer, Tami Roman, and fashion and lifestyle influencers such as designer Marissa Webb, Olympic Gold-Medalist Nastia Liukin, Samantha and Cailliane of The Beckerman Blog, TK Wonder and Ciprianna Quann, Marina The Moss, Ania B, Jeanne Grey of The Grey Layers, Betty Autier of Le Blog de Betty, Mery Racauchi and beauty maven Huda Kattan.
Ivy Kirzhner has been honored as one of the Top 20 Directional Footwear Designers of 2013 and 2014 by Women's Wear Daily and Footwear News.
IVY KIRZHNER footwear is available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Harvey Nichols London, Printemps Paris, Nordstrom Salon, Bloomingdales, Level Shoe District Dubai, Saks Middle East, Harvey Nichols Istanbul, Harvey Nichols Hong Kong, Shoescribe, and other prestigious specialty retailers worldwide.
In September 2016, Ivy launched her first flagship concept boutique, IVY KIRZHNER WORLD, located at 750 Greenwich Street in the West Village.
Ivy is a proud graduate of the prestigious "FAME" School - Fiorello H. LaGuardia School of Music & Art and Performance Arts, and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, majoring in Footwear and Accessories Design.
A multi-faceted creative soul and prodigy, Ivy is also an accomplished musician, singer, songwriter, performer, photographer, writer, illustrator, stylist and creative director, with several works published and records released, and has participated in several artistic collaborations globally.
Ivy works internationally and resides in New York City with her husband, 2-time Grammy-Nominated Art Director, Branding Specialist, Fine Artist, and Photographer, Alex R. Kirzhner, and a rambunctious little French Bulldog named Hamlet Bacon.