Dec 162008
 

For next years 70th anniversary of ‘The Wizard of Oz’, Hong Kong shoe boutique On Pedder has partnered with Warner Bros to commission the most trendy fashion designers to create their own interpretation of the famous red shoes for a modern Dorothy30963_1_468. Including Bruno Frisoni, Alexander McQueen, Erickson Beamon, Giuseppe Zanotti, Pierre Hardy, Marni’s hi-tech heels (that play ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ when plugged in) and Stella McCartney’s strapped sandals or even Azzedine Alaia’s sparkly ballet pumps, the creations are a true homage to the legendary film…cyanatrendland.com

Nov 052008
 

Gwendolyn Huskens is a designer studying at the design academy in Eindhoven, in the department of man and identity. At the recent graduation show, she presented a set of six shoes called ‘Medic Esthetic‘.

gwendolyn huskens collection of medical inspired shoes image © rené van der hulst

gwendolyn huskens collection of medical inspired shoes image © rené van der hulst

Aiming to reveal the taboos associated with physical deformities, her collection of cream and skin-toned footwear for women is made from medical materials and supplies such as plaster bandages, steel and band-aids. The result is a line of functional and oddly stylish shoes… designboom.com.

Stylish and sexy but at the same time sort of creepy.