From Extreme Haute Platforms to Anatomic Footwear

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Dec 12, 2011
Many have spoken out about women's love for high heels, but these avant-garde sculptural shoes take stilettos to another level with painful but intricately designed concepts.

From atrociously high heels to shoe couture artworks, fashion is paying close attention the the sculptural shoes. Designers are becoming more and more conceptual when it comes to their imaginative footwear designs often taking inspiration from art, architecture and even nature with the ultimate aim of creating luxurious masterpieces that one can wear.

Pieces like cartooned heels pay homage to pop-cultural art icons while skeletal stilettos take cues from wire-frame construction and architectural concepts. These death-defying heels are the perfect killer accessory that will leave everyone talking for days. Stats for 75 Sculptural Shoes Trending: Older & Popular
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