Saturday, July 19, 2008

Shoe architecture

These definitely aren't your jelly shoes from the 80's! Vivienne Westwood, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Alexandre Herchcovitch, and Karim Rashid have all designed variations of the iconic jelly shoe for Brazilian label Melissa. This season, they took an even more avant-garde approach by inviting renowned architect Zaha Hadid to develop a new collection. Though the juxtaposition of fashion and architecture is fascinating, we're more partial to the sensibility of the Gloria design from Melissa.

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