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Sneaker Pimp

Ricardo Cavolo describes his partnership with W Hotels in three words: Barcelona, Mediterranean Sea, fun.

Ricardo Cavolo

Our friends over at W Hotels’ sister publication The Angle caught up with Barcelona-based designer Ricardo Cavolo, who partnered with Spanish shoe brand Muroexe to create a shoe exclusive for the W Barcelona.

“The spirit of Barcelona had to be shown in the shoes,” and feature “symbols and icons of particular things that I really love about Barcelona,” in the final look of the design, says the artist who has worked for Kanye West and Alexander McQueen.

Read the full story on W Hotels’ The Angle and check out Cavolo at work below.

You can also party in paradise with Wake Up Call, a multi-day music festival exclusively for Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®) and Marriott Rewards® members.

The festival experience gets a luxe upgrade as we take over W Barcelona — getting members closer to the music with insider access. Festival passes are included with your room, so book now to join the party.

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