Dorothy, is that you? These handsome GPS leather shoes come fitted with LED lights to guide the walker to any destination in the world, no matter how far he is away. The left shoe comes with a ring of lights that point in the correct direction, and the right shoe has a row of lights […]
Have you ever seen shoes dangling from electric wire where you live? They’re a common phenomenon in many parts of the world. This interesting 14 minute documentary aims to get to the heart of this perplexing matter.
We love it when two amazing brands join forces and in the case of Converse collaborating with Belgian design label Maison Martin Margiela, we’re super excited. Because having a pair of Converse is stylin’ but add this incredible fashion house to the mix and you’re in for some unforgettable kicks. Retailing at $200 a pair, […]
London’s 2013 Fashion Week kicked off with Manolo Blahnik’s debut, accompanied by a very creative five-minute short (that starred, who else but Rupert Everett) that was created by Michael Roberts. Manolo Blahnik’s iconic shoe line has never been shown at LFW but the legendary designer explained that it was the crowds keeping him away (‘Firstly, […]
Addicted to shoes? SONS is a special museum in Belgium dedicated to footwear. It is the product of Dirk Vanderschueren, owner of Cortina, one of the world’s largest shoe manufacturers. Shoes Or No Shoes boasts having William ‘Boy’ Habraken’s ethnographic collection of 2700 pairs of shoes originating from 155 countries.
If you haven’t taken the plunge yet on a good pair of leather shoes, and you want to, you should probably go all out with a pair of Roberts & Hassett shoes from Australia. Made from local kangaroo leather, the boots are hand-welted with hand-spun linen threads and hand-stitched outsoles. I know, it’s a lot […]
If you’re allergic to baggage and love to travel in the most compact way possible like me, you’d probably dig this portable one-person tent that stays hidden away and tucked into your sneakers until you activate it. The Walking Shelter’s what it’s called, and it’s the doing of Australian design collective Sibling. It’s such a brilliant idea.
Hawaii-based photographer Kawika Singson has gotten so close to volcanic activity before that he’s seen his shoes go up in smoke, so he thought a picture on hot lava with his shoes and tripod on fire would make a pretty cool shot.
The Italians have long had a reputation for being a stylish breed and it’s no surprise given they are spoilt for choice when it comes to their heritage in exquisite craftsmenship. The classic driving shoe, for example, is a cornerstone of every effortless Italian’s wardrobe. Swoon no longer over the tanned European clad foot and feast your eyes on the timeless classics by new Australian shoe label, Frankies.
You can tell by the way we move our feet, we are Gola through and through. Yup, the Lost At E Minor team rock Gola kicks, and we especially dig the old school design and graphics in the Gola Classics range. This iconic UK fashion brand recently re-launched their annual initiative, the Gola Student Project, for 2013, which saw the Gola team trawl universities across the UK to find the most talented students to act as brand ambassadors.
LEGO is no longer just for the kids. Now fashionable businesswomen can take them to work with these colorful stilettos by artist Finn Stone. Not only are these shoes the perfect ice-breaker or conversation piece, they may also come in handy if you need to distract a grumpy child on the go.
Award-winning London-based shoe designer Chau Har Lee does these really cool made-to-order shoes that redefine the whole notion of killer heels with flat knife-like metal shards instead of pointy little stilettos. These photos by Viktor Vauthier do justice to their coolness.
Red soles are passe. Why waste all that underfoot canvas on a single colour when you can have crazy Elvis skulls or mountain lions in full colour instead? Artist Taylor Reeve is behind these statement pumps that probably carry more design weight in the soles than in the actual heels. Not that we’re one to […]
There’s a bit of a race on in our band to see who can find these California Era 45 Vansfirst. Yeah, we’re talking soft leather uppers, contrasting leather too. Brass eyelets, leather laces, the works.
Wondering about those heel-less shoes worn by Lady Gaga? Those are Noritaka Tatehana’s works. He handmakes all his shoes so you have to wait three to five months until you get it. But while you wait, you can spend that time figuring out a opportunity to actually wear them.