Former DJ turned fashion designer Mandy Coon teamed up with bespoke Australian cult shoe label Shoes of Prey for her New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 collection. This red, white and black series appears ultra modern and features exotic fish skin, as an eco-friendly alternative.
First of all, it doesn't smell like fish and secondly, until very recently, fish skin has been seen as bio-waste in the fishing industry, although it holds ancient roots in Nordic and Native communities, and has now found a new use. With an element of applied design and her graphic vision, Coon creates metallic-edged fish skin sandals, toe-capped wedges, and sharp stilettos, while it takes on similar characteristics to python and other reptile skins at a first glance.
Stats for Metallic Fish-Inspired Footwear
Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 10,039 clicks in 189 w
Interest: 2.2 minutes
Concept: Fashion Week New York Shoes Textiles Trends Mandy Coon Ss2013
Related: 73 examples / 56 photos
Segment: Neutral, 12-55
Comparison Set: 27 similar articles, including: bikinis made of fish scales, fish skin bikinis, and sexy fish scale fashion.
Metallic Fish-Inspired Footwear
More Stats +/-
Fish Skin Bikinis
Bikinis Made Of Fish Scales
Sexy Fish Scale Fashion
Snakeskin Studded Sneakers