Tag Archive | High Heels

Great Lakes Girls Bead Embellished High Heeled Sneakers

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All Photos By Gail

These boots combine the traditional technique of beadwork with modern fashion in an entirely contemporary way. To create them, artist Teri Greeves (Kiowa, Native American, born 1970), elaborately embellished the pair of high-heeled sneakers designed by Steve Madden with imagery significant to the Great Lakes tribes.

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One side shows the tribes’ designs and the other, contemporary jingle-dress dancers who perform at powwows. Greeves’ innovative work connects her with the long tradition of female beadwork artists who fulfilled this important role within their culture.

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Photographed at the Brooklyn Museum.

The Cruel Shoes

The Cruel Shoes

Photo By Gail

After three hours of meticulously scouring the 2014 edition of the Frieze Art Fair, which took place this past weeked on Randall’s Island, NY, my feet felt very much like I had been wearing the shoes pictured above! Ouch!

Of the over 250 photos of art I shot during my visit on Sunday, this piece by Hans-Peter Feldmann, entitled Golden Shoes (exhibited in the Massimo Minini booth) is one of my favorite pieces from the show – and there were many, many favorites. Frieze 2014 is getting bit of a “Not That Great” rap this year from the reviews l’ve read so far, but I thought it was just amazing.

Watch for more photos from Frieze 2014 coming soon to Worleygig.com!

Cake Shoes By Chris Campbell!

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Please don’t eat these shoes! Creating works that are very similar to the art of contemporary sculptor Scott Hove, designer Chris Campbell has expertly painted and sculpturally enhanced dozens of pairs of Jimmy Choux shoes so that they appear to be decorated with the accoutrements of a fancy bakery cake! Clever and beautiful, but definitely not edible!

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Chris sells his visually delectible creations at his own shop, The Shoe Bakery which appears to be located in Orlando Florida, but who knows. With prices that are very reasonable at just $60 for a pair of flats to $200 for the high heels – I’d say these are not only a fashion bargain but a unique investment for art collectors as well!

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Read more and see additional photos of these deliciously collecitble shoes at This Link!

Thanks to Geoffrey for the Tip!

Fancy Heels – Fluff Laptop Bag

Fancy Heels Fluff Laptop Bag

Look, It Has Shoes on It.

Fancy Heels – Fluff Laptop Bag Features:

  • Zippered laptop bag featuring eye-catching Retro Design
  • Carrying Handles
  • Heart-Shaped Zipper Pulls
  • Padded case protects your laptop
  • Straps secure laptop inside the bag
  • Material: Easy to clean vinyl
  • Design By Claudette Barjoud
  • Size: 14-1/2″ x 11-1/2″ x 3-1/4″

Priced at just $31.95, there are onlya few left in stock so don’t wait too long! Visit This Link to purchase!

GI Jane Pumps

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These GI Jane Pumps, featuring a tiny Green Army Man on the toe, were designed by artist Sebastian Errazuriz as part of his 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers Exhibit. Because All’s Fair in Love, War and Fashion Footwear. Read more about the exhibit at This Link.

Comic Con Pumps!

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Shoe Images Courtesy of Styleite

Comic Con 2013 is going on this weekend at Jacob Javitts Center and everyone is getting in on the action, including designers of high fashion footwear! I found these shoes over at Styleite and figured you would enjoy seeing them here as well. If you’re at Comic Con and see anyone wearing shoes like this, please send your pics this way!

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