Shoe Obsession

Designboom has put together a visual essay on the current interest in extreme shoe fashions, includung the hoof, machinery and exaggerated shapes.

gold lace and shoes

Gianmaria Buccellati is a master goldsmith from a Milanese family of jewllery makers. With lace being seen on the catwalk now, this article shows off many pieces that are currently relavent in terms of design.  

Also in this issue is an article on artistic shoe design.