Do These 'Scary Beautiful' Shoes Live Up to Their Name?
by Tracey Lomrantz Lester, Glamour Magazine
If you have trouble making it from the car to the front door in four-inch stilettos, like the rest of us, prepare to be amazed -- and suffer from serious sympathy shin splints -- when you check out "Scary Beautiful," a new shoe collaboration that totally blew our mind.
Styleite dug up these photos of a pair of stems with the high heel in the front, meaning the wearer has to balance their shins and keep their feet at a 90-degree ankle while also, um, not dying. They're "the product of a collaboration between artist Leanie van der Vyver and Dutch shoe designer René van den Berg, and as they tell it, the vertiginous footwear provides commentary on our standards of physical beauty."
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Filmmaker Lyall Coburn created this short movie to show just how insane the process of wearing these babies is:
Now, who wants to take bets on how long it'll be before Lady Gaga is rocking these!? And more importantly ... do they live up to the name "Scary Beautiful," or are they just plain scary? Discuss!
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