Posts tagged "designer shoes"

11 Pairs Of Wildly Conceptual, Totally Unwearable Shoes

Fashion can be art, right? And in the case of the shoes featured in Leipzig, Germany’s Grassi Museum, the art is decidedly avant garde. The museum’s new exhibition, Radical Shoe Design. The show includes more than 200 pairs of wildly designed shoes that challenge traditional notions of style, comfort and wearabilty — so of course…

Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2013

Do Not Want: Givenchy’s Furry Oxford Sneaker Boots

One of my favorite men’s looks is a sleek pair of high top sneakers, and don’t even get me started on my oxford boot fetish. However, thanks to Givenchy, I now know that these two awesome styles should never, ever, under any circumstances be combined. The result, as you can see, is a perplexing, fur-lined…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 4, 2012

Would You Rather Have These Microchip Louboutins Or A Brand New Computer?

These Christian Louboutin platform heels are embroidered to look like a motherboard–isn’t that clever and quirky and fun?–and they can be yours for a mere $1695, which happens to be the same price as a brand new MacBook Pro. I know, I know, it seems like an astronomical sum, but it’s actually not that bad…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 16, 2012

DIY Louboutins Are A Boon For The Red Paint Industry

A real pair of Christian Louboutin heels will set you back anywhere from $800 to $2000 (“A stupid pair of shoes should never cost the same amount as a fair condition ’95 Nissan Maxima!” — my dad), which means they’re not a realistic footwear option for most people. But hey, if the recession and crumbling…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 13, 2012

9 Bizarre & Beastly Pairs Of Designer Shoes

“Creative” and “eccentric” are adjectives that pretty much go hand-in-hand, so it’s hardly a surprise when clothing designers get a bit quirky with their creations. It’s almost never a bad thing — in a profession devoted to the manufacturing of wearable works of art, an odd bent here and there is not only appreciated but…

Rachel Krause / March 7, 2012

High/Low: 9 Affordable Takes On The Latest Designer Shoes

We’ve got expensive taste, but don’t have the wallet to match. So while we’ve been salivating over the Spring 2012 shoe collections, it’s unlikely that we’ll ever be able to afford even a small wedge of a McQueen wedge any time soon. That’s why we’ve done our due diligence and found a vast array of…

Julie Gerstein / February 23, 2012

Duck, Duck Foot

Recognize these shoes from your recent walk in the park? That’s because designer Kobi Levi designs his heels to look like fine-feathered fowl. Check out some of his other out-there designs, including creepy mother-daughter shoes, here. Whimsical, but are they wearable? [Buzzfeed]…

Julie Gerstein / June 12, 2011