Photo credit: Forever 21 brogue ,image from Shoewawa. Lego images from justwhitelies.blogspot.com and Cmmonthly.com.Balenciaga shoe images in collage from Style.com
The above Fashematic (fashion maths) was so inevitable, it was itching to happen. As soon as I saw Balenciaga autumn/winter 2010-2011 collection, I thought the shoes look like Lego’s blocks!
It is something to do with their dismountable looking structure. I am enamoured with the fact that each shoes looks like the sole and heel look like the can be prised apart and then slotted back together.
The 70’s bright palette meets the angular parts of each loafer/brogue meets Nicolas Ghesquière ridiculously ingenious forays into technological innovation make for shoes that are one part toy and all parts art.
Catch up on the rest of the Fashion Mathematics segment here.