Shoe Obsessed? You'll Need to See This

Photo by: Masaya Kushino
Ladies who crave long locks can get the desired effect with Masaya Kushino's sculptural human hair platform shoes. Does this beg an explanation? Kushino on the meaning behind ... more 
Photo by: Masaya Kushino
Ladies who crave long locks can get the desired effect with Masaya Kushino's sculptural human hair platform shoes. Does this beg an explanation? Kushino on the meaning behind his creation: "Lung-ta ('horse of wind' in Tibetan), imagines a horse in outrunning like wind" and "The shoes are made of gold material and hair to express glare like bright light." Okay, then! less 
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Wed, Jan 30, 2013 1:30 PM EST
Foot fashionistas, take note! The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) presents "Shoe Obsession" an exhibition that "examines our culture's ever-growing fascination with extravagant shoes." The exhibit, which is open from February 8 - April 13, 2013 will feature approximately 150 examples of contemporary shoes including heavy hitters like Prada, Chanel, and Manolo Blahnik, as well as the rising stars of the design world. Practical? Absolutely not. Fabulous? Definitely.