Monday, 30 January 2012

Shoe Art

We’ve all done it: bought a pair of shoes that’s so glamourous that we never ever dared to wear them. Ugh. I hearby swear never to do that again... unless... I buy one of these:         
Chewing gum shoe by Kobi Levi / Blue & Butterfly shoes by Alexander McQueen / Lace shoes by Valentino

True shoe-lovers believe that shoes are akin to works of art. This is literally the case with Brian Jungen’s Prototypes of New Understanding. For this series, the Canadian artist created aboriginal masks using Nike Air Jordan shoes, thus confusing the concept of authenticity... clever, clever. Click here to read more.

Do you sometimes wish you could be a shoe designer? (Me too!) Check out Upper Street, a fantastic site which permits you to design your own shoes. Dreams come true on this blog, people, dreams come true.


  1. Glad I inspired you. Great post!

    1. What's not to like about Kobi Levi? Thanks for sending me the link to his site!

  2. Love these!
    Check out my blog! xx