A simple canvas shoe with a rubber soul. Nothing more. Nothing less. Right? Converse is so much more than this. I’ve always loved wearing them when I’m playing on stage, or when I’m out for a long day of directing on set. The Chuck Taylor All-Star line was originally created in 1917 and they’ve stayed […]
Little girls may dream of owning their Barbie doll shoes when they grow up but their big sisters think nothing of wearing barbie heads in their shoes. At least in Harajuku, the teen retail fave spot of Tokyo. At age 55, the controversial bombshell hated by staunch feminists is hitting the streets of Harajuku inside […]
You can’t help but love ewoks, those cute, cuddly teddy bear-like creatures from Star Wars. But what’s better than watching ewoks on the big screen (or dressing your dog up as one)? These ewok heels, that’s what.
‘I said put your tooth under the pillow, not under your shoe!’ Creative duo Dominic Young and Mariana Fantich of East London-based studio ‘Fantich & Young’, have come up with a shoe sculpture that you could say is armed to the teeth – literally!
Chris Shellis has designed a shoe every woman wants. It comes with a 1,000-year guarantee. This pair dubbed the ‘world’s most comfortable Stiletto’, has been crafted from stainless steel and solid silver, and comes with permanent silicon liners made to flex ‘to accommodate the foot’. Shellis says he wanted to make something iconic that ‘would […]
NY Mag has rounded up a list of the 50 most sinuously evil shoes anyone can ever slip their feet into. The first on the list is Noritaka Tatehana’s Lady Pointes that pour 18 inches down into the ground, and let’s say the list only gets more incredible. Watch out for Christian Louboutin’s towering, sparkly […]
Can’t get over an ex? Try designing a shoe collection with each pair representing that past love. This is exactly what Chilean designer Sebastian Errazuriz did, and you can take a look at his 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers collection right here. ‘Ice Queen’ Sophie inspired an icicle design heel, while ‘Honey’ Natasha’s namesake heel […]
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.