Los Angeles, Nov 21 IANS | 11 months ago

R and B star Beyonce's sister and singer Solange Knowles has teamed up with Puma, global sports lifestyle brand, to create a new sneaker range.


The singer has been appointed an art director for the athletic sportswear brand and she designed a colourful footwear range, titled Girls of Blaze, reports contactmusic.com.

She posted the first pictures of the new shoes on her Tumblr page Wednesday, revealing that she worked with designers Gerlan, William Okpo and Hisham Baroocha .

"After years of art directing my own projects and visuals, including music videos, photo shoots, album artwork and web content among many others, I am extremely excited to announce that I am now able to apply my passion for all things design into my new roll as an Art Director for the iconic Puma!!!" -- the 27-year-old posted.

"It is in my new role that I am able to express my love for not only design but the conception of creative ideas, and the execution of them by curating amazingly talented teams.

"I have had so much fun producing special content, ad campaigns, events, and working alongside the awesome Puma team with some of my favourite emerging artists, photographers, graphic designers to create activations that really celebrates both mine and Puma's approach and philosophies," she added.

(Posted on 21-11-2013)