I recently saw these in a magazine and immediately hunted them out… unfortunately, €150 is well over budget. I’m not sure I’d pull it off (not being a ring-girl) or how long I could keep it alive – probably only treating it to the occasional dimly lit dance floor of Manchester. Yet, the idea will forever put a smile on my face, for reasons clearly not related to the practicalities.
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Yes, they’re all still stunning.
Alas, good cheek bones and deep eyes are able to distract from those tired-bags which would otherwise be air-brushed away. They say no-one’s perfect…but some are pretty damn close.
The Vogue website gives the bumf around this collection, which is basically an advert for a modelling agency. Regardless, I like it for the fresh glimpse of reality, which is rare in this media age.
There’s nothing I like better than a day spent wrestling flat pack furniture – discarding the instructions only to go hunting for them a few hours later! That being said, I’m not too keen on the finished look of the flatpack shoe (even if I would enjoy putting them together).
“We were asked by artist Alicia Framis to create a conceptual shoe for space travel for the Moon Life project,” says the label’s creative director, Rem D Koolhaas. “We thought the further you send or ship something, the more important the weight and size – so the idea of ‘small and light’ led us to the flat-pack idea.”