Shoes that have teeth for soles are something to smile about

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 27 May 2014

‘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!

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This pair of stilettos comes with a 1,000-year guarantee

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Saturday 3 May 2014

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 […]

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World’s best shoes to torture your feet and trip over in

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 8 April 2014

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 […]

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Designer creates shoe collection to represent 12 past loves

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Friday 13 December 2013

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 […]

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Lost? These GPS shoes will guide you home

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Thursday 21 November 2013

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 […]

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Short film explains why shoes dangle from electric wires

Gem Contributor

By Gem in New Film on Monday 21 October 2013

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.

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Converse collaborates with Maison Martin Margiela

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 26 September 2013

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, […]

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Manolo Blahnik finally makes it to London Fashion Week

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Wednesday 25 September 2013

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, […]

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SONS: a museum in Belgium dedicated to footwear

Michael Amter Contributor

By Michael Amter in Cool Travel on Thursday 22 August 2013

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.

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Roberts and Hassett footwear: A leather addict’s dream

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Fashion on Thursday 8 August 2013

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 […]

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These sneakers are made for walking (and setting up camp)

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 2 August 2013

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.

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Photographer’s shoes catch on fire while shooting volcanic activity

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 18 July 2013

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.

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Frankies: colourful shoes out of Australia

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Fashion on Thursday 20 June 2013

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.

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Gola Born in Britain: uncovered

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Fashion on Thursday 13 June 2013

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.

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LEGO fashion stilettos by Finn Stone

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Thursday 9 May 2013

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.

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