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beautiful photo-essay on restoration of a fine pair of shoes. brought to you by xtine66; thank you Mme. :)
what a fantastic shot :D
a ton of decorated rain shoes & boots are here

a variety of cool shoe & boot designs :) thanks to xtine66!
it's great to see fashion in historical context :D thanks to xtine66
NASA report on Memory Foam Shoes
a fine example of how investment into the space program has produced new technologies to improve consumer goods. thanks to ar0cketman
postcard of "scientific shoes", from the 1933-34 world's fair chicago. science was the fair's theme

cool design theme - resembles real alligators! :) brought to you in part by ar0cketman

unusual art shoes, thanks to jenjen1352! :)
shoe evolution since 1800, with photos
if you're gonna wear non-sensible shoes, then you might as well be artsy about it :)
personality & shoes always match :D thanx X
they do call those "rollerskates" :) thanks to ar0cketman
Cruggs... a sign of mankind's search for the ultimate in foot comfort?? :D
this is supposed to be a parody... but if *everyone* wore colorful rubber shoes, they would look perfectly normal! :)




another ar0cketman find; muchas gracias seor! :)
these flip flops supposedly "help tone your thighs, your calves and your glutes"... interesting idea, i wonder if it's true?

Interesting style of shoes... how do they know how long each toe is? Thanks X
cool, more ways to tie shoes! with good diagrams, to boot
Not really a museum - Some cool pics, and links to many shoe shopping sites. via DesignU
Stylish and practical Fire Fighter boots ...*sniff sniff*... do you smell something burning?
Sent in by the danger-defying ar0cketman


Shoe Unicycles! Sent in by ar0cketman, along with fine clown shoes. Thank you sir :)

Camel gets orthopedic shoes :D Actually, they're kinda stylish! Sent in by both Xtine66 & ar0cketman . Thanks y'all.

Great-looking shoes with a built-in impact absorbing spring for pain relief. Haven't tried them myself, but they're *super* cool & sexy! Many thanks to ar0cketman for the find.


More great shoes from the virtual shoe museum.


Wow, there's laser-cut leather on these shoes...


Brief descriptions of fashions by decade


Maybe I'm getting old, but what the hell kind of a shoe is this?? :)


a quick tour of the shoe factory


more ancient, advanced shoe technology

yay for new technology! lifted from fidlet

who can forget the classics :)
huh, that's news to me...

they're golf shoes, but they look cool anyway

Very interesting! Handmade shoes comprised of a sole and ribbons you can change yourself. Worth a look:
Shoe Robbers?
A gang of shoes apparently steals a woman's jewelery! What happened to her clothes is, umm, another matter... :)
Sent in by aminie. Thanks Amlie!!
Steel Heels! Sculpture you can wear, but maybe only to bed, not around town... Sent in by intendedspace. Thanks Space!! Also, more galleries of other fetish shoes.
GREAT SHOE ROBBERY - Handmade Art by Rachel Katz
Glass Slipper
Sent in by moderntimes AND Smilesr4u. It's gorgeous... thanks Orla & Smiles !!
Sweet Moroccan Shoes Catalog. Sent in by Xtine66. Muchas gracias!!
Catalog: Fancy and Custom Shoes and Boots. Morgaine continues to astonish.
Galleries: "Erotic pictures of beautiful women in fashionable high-heeled shoes".
Yes, I agree. :)
"The Ultimate Directory for Heel Shoes Online".
A variety of photographs and many supplier links!! I am one again indebted to Morgaine for her amazing resourcefulness. ;)
Catalog of Fuss shoe designs.
You'd never walk in the ones pictured here, they're art!
Catalog includes more conservative designs you can wear around town as well. Lovely.
More Galleries! Shoe fetish this time. Ahh, nice. Thanks to "Morgaine's Research Archives"!! :)
Shoes Gallery. Very good, what a find!! Thank You Morgaine!
Here's a nice piece of art sent in by Morgaine. Thanx Morgaine!
Smilesr4u found some HOT STUFF. These guys also have a sweet white Nurse version with red cross. :) Thanks Smiles!!
Gallery of Lovely Shoe Paintings! moderntimes pinched this link for your pleasure. Thank you Orla!!
Recycled-Material Shoes

What a great idea! Cool shoes made of recycled fabrics and materials. No two pairs are exactly alike.
Link sent in by moderntimes -- thank you Orla!!
Lost Socks
The lonely partners of all those socks that never came home.

Shamelessly plucked from smilesr4u. Smiles, I have no shame. :)
Beautiful Photos
Morgaine sent in this lovely set from flickr. Thank you Morgaine!

Sweet vintage shoes, courtesy of smilesr4u. Thanks Smiles!!!

Yes!! SOCKS, TIGHTS, ETC. Thank you BettyJoBradley!!!


Vogue.com Who's Who: Manolo Blahnik
...Madonna once described shoes designed by Blahnik as "better than sex" and added that, "what's more, they last longer".

Bad Madonna, no Tantra for you! -Matt :)
Another classic in the making? They seem to be from another world, some other time... you could just get carried away...

Hold the phone!!! These are breathtaking:

Something stylish. Cute yet elegant! Very nice balance in today's Shoe of the Day:

Hey, Calvin Klein came up with something I like! See how simple the lines are here? If you have to decorate a shoe, this is a nice way to do it.

Smilesr4u sent in this FUNNY photo! How'd they get up there, I wonder? ;) Thanks Smiles!!!

Back to the Future! It's the '70s all over again, So modern.....

WTF?!? Shoe Art of the Day -- Cactus Boots



"Surrealist object recreated from a dream"
Party time! More Miu Miu's for you... what will you be drinking tonight?

Here's a little change of pace -- shiny Miu Miu's. You could kick some serious ass in these! Significant Others beware.

Cool!! smilesr4u sent in this very creative display. Thank you Smiles!! :D

We're going yachting! You bring the champagne, since obviously you can afford it. :)

Sweet! But dare ye not look at the price, lest ye turn to stone...

Shoe Exhibitions at the Bata Shoe Museum. "Influential Shoe Designers of the 20th Century"
platypus-x sent the tip -- thank you Sean!

Now THIS is huggable! Shaggy, one might say... Sent in by VaVaVoommm. :)

Interesting Combo. Haven't seen this before, but I like it! :)

Fancy Hosiery! VaVaVoommm found a source for these special accessories:

moderntimes has sent in a dazzling set of museum pieces, photo-documented by Reko (flickr). Had to share! Thank you Orla.

Shoe of the day: Traditional Mongol Boots! Thanks to Xtine66 for these superbly decorated pieces from yet another corner of the globe. I loved the black, but the brown are my favorite...

Too cool. I could just die from the prices. But, they're art!

Clergerie again! Dammit, if I was a woman, a rich, rich woman...

Love 'em. More Clergerie. So expensive, but ahh.....

Smooth. Now I love Robert Clergerie...

Slippers with headlights. Sure beats the hardhat and miner's lamp I usually wear...
Zowie! How to lace and tie shoes, let me count the ways... This man is a true scientist. Highly recommended if you, like me, learned to tie your own shoes only at the age of 8.
Handsome Western style. Black goes with everything!

Wow, Rocketbuster makes some cool-ass boots! Not to everyone's liking, but hey, that's fashion for you.

Saucy -- and I love her taste in shoes!!