Jean Paul Gaultier created these high-heeled lace-up fins in 2007 for his thirtieth anniversary and called them Les Plongeuses Fin-Heels. They were meant to match his 1977 hooded, one-piece bathing suit. Makes me want to go swimming. Photo NY Mag
Cinderella’s Revenge is the name for these shoes. They are made out of Swarovski crystals, broken shards of glass, and spikes. They seem to be appropriate for Bridezillas everywhere. Photos from Etsy
“Humans are Playing God by physically and metaphorically perfecting themselves. Beauty is currently at an all time climax, allowing this project to explore what lies beyond perfection. Scary Beautiful challenges current beauty ideals by inflicting an unexpected new beauty standard.” – Leanie van der Vyver, creator of Scary Beautiful... [+]
Converse sneakers can be really cool but they can also go terribly wrong. Here is an example of a good idea badly executed. Photo from Camilla Stenmark
These steampunk shoes are sold at Ebay. They look like some contraption from a Sherlock Holmes movie: interesting, but I wouldn’t be caught dead in them. Photos from Ebay.
In case you missed any of them or just can’t get enough, here are the featured shoes for August. Enjoy!
These awkward shoes from the 2000s were fortunate enough to breeze the red carpet. Not sure what stylists were thinking, but looking back on them now is pretty embarrassing. From Britney Spears to Rachel Leigh Cook to Gwenyth Paltrow, everyone bought into this fashion trend.... [+]