Filed under: Consume This, Designer Spotlight, Shoes | Tags: architect, brazilian shoes, chanel, melissa, mobile art, plastic, rubber, synthetic shoes, zaha adid
It makes sense to ask an architect to design a shoe–it’s a way better idea than asking Jessica Simpson–especially when the architect is Zaha Hadid, whose designs structures that look like this:
Brazilian shoe company Melissa, makers of synthetic shoes, commissioned Hadid to create the above rubber gladiator/ballet shoe wedge. Hadid is no stranger to the fashion world, having just created the Mobile Art for Chanel, which will open in NYC in October.
The shoes come in 8 different colors, but they’re only available in one store in London, so good luck.
You might have a slightly better chance of nabbing Melissa’s Fall/Winter 08 line. Here’s a peak:
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